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Technical Consultant - Research Systems (Chicago, IL OR Hillsboro, OR)
Category: Higher Education, Technology
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Job Type: Full-time Salary
Our Research Enterprise Solutions team works with hospitals, universities, cancer centers and research institutions and helps these organizations improve every aspect of research administration performance through transformative change. As part of the Research Services team, you will work with leading physician/scientists, administrators, and other professionals connected to the healthcare, university and life sciences industries on a variety of projects in strategic planning, finance, operations, technology and compliance.
Our legacy is rooted in the industry – bringing an unmatched level of expertise and experience in higher education, healthcare, and academic medicine. Yet we challenge the status quo and empower our clients to think more deeply about the future. From vision to execution, we enable our clients to identify and realize unique opportunities to drive higher levels of performance and impact.
At Huron we provide flexible, scalable and configurable solutions to streamline workflow and relieve administrative burden to free up time for what matters most – the research mission. Let's get to work – together.
As a Technical Consultant, you will play an integral role in the configuration and deployment of client applications. You will use your technology skills to design web-based applications and will collaborate with clients to leverage the latest industry and technology best practices. Our Technical Consultants participate in the definition and development of the requirements and detailed design for the customer-specific application, allowing you to gain valuable, hands-on consulting experience.
You’ll be part of the Huron Higher Education team with opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow while impacting some of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions.
Let’s get to work – together.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Systems or equivalent programming/development experience
- 1-3 years of hands-on web application development/programming experience in or using:
- Database technology and SQL/query design, preferably using Microsoft SQL Server.
- Willingness and ability to travel every week (Monday-Thursday); or annually on a 60-80% basis; work extended hours as necessary
LOCATION: Chicago, IL or Hillsboro, OR
At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.
Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.
Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.