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Grant Thornton LLP Forensic Technology Senior Associate (Full-Stack Developer) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

Grant Thornton is looking for a junior software engineer to join its Forensic Technology Services (FTS) practice. The FTS practice focuses on blockchain and cryptocurrency investigations and analysis, cybersecurity incident response, Web3 and NFT technologies, and forensic data analysis. FTS delivers these services to clients using a variety of technologies including SQL, Python, Docker, and MongoDB.

This position provides challenging work involving quantitative analysis of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data using various programming techniques. The responsibilities would range from initial data scoping and ETL through the development of analytical solutions. The project work varies by engagement but includes fraud detection, blockchain analytics, digital asset tracing, historical modeling, outlier analysis, and data visualizations. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated progamming track record and is flexible, creative, and capable of working on a wide variety of problems. We are also looking for candidates who are hungry to expand both their technical knowledge and their skills in tackling complex and varied technical problems.

Your day-to-day may include:

  • Work independently and with a team to solve problems involving complex and large data sets.

  • Write SQL and Python applications and scripts to solve the problems presented to GT by its clients.

  • Create, manage, and utilize high performance relational databases (e.g., MS SQL Server).

  • Create and explain complex analytic findings and techniques using both written and verbal reports.

  • Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered.

    You have the following technical skills or qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, or Engineering is preferred, though and equivalent combination of education and demonstrated experience will be considered.

  • REQUIRED: Significant experience and proficiency with relational database models and writing SQL queries.

  • REQUIRED: Significant experience and proficiency writing Python-based applications.

  • Experience with common data analysis libraries (e.g., pandas, numby) preferred.

  • Experience with common python web frameworks (e.g., flask, Django) preferred.

  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., QlikView, Tableau) preferred.

  • Able to work independently and drive results.

  • A passion for learning and working effectively in a nimble environment.

  • Proficiency in UNIX/Linux is a plus.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to travel on short notice and work additional hours as necessary.

About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

• Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.

• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers

• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers

Here’s what you can expect next:

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers.

Additional Details:

Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Personnel who are not fully vaccinated and who do not have an approved accommodation will be required to work remotely and will not be permitted to work on-site or to attend in-person events and functions until further notice. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations.

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact ColleagueSupportSpecialists@us.gt.com.

For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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