Technology Consultant

The Nerdery (View all Jobs)

Chicago, Illinois, United States, Edina, Minnesota, United States, Phoenix, Arizona, United States, Remote

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Interview Process

1. Take-home exercise

Who We Are

At Nerdery, we pride ourselves on being a premier digital business consultancy. However, we are much more than consultants. We’re allies on our client’s digital journey. As true partners, we prepare our clients for the opportunities in front of them, as well as in the future. We bridge strategy and execution, at all operational levels. We create solutions that accelerate our client’s progress by thoughtfully crafted and methodically executed.

Our Technology team at Nerdery believes in quality craftsmanship, meaningful collaboration, and outstanding customer service. We get a lot of energy from partnering with our clients to develop custom solutions that solve their business problems. Our impact can be felt in both startups and enterprise corporations, with our work serving millions of users every day.

Who You Are

You enjoy fast-paced and well structured challenges that push your boundaries. You are naturally a curious person who loves to explore both professional and personally. Additionally, you do well around others who are also curious. You love to funnel that curiosity into growth, ultimately leading to impact the lives of those who use the solutions you create. You play the role of a solution architect, senior business systems analyst, or technology consultant meaning you are product focused with technical communications skills

If this sounds like you, Nerdery is your home, a place where you will be an integral part of the team, regardless of title or seniority.

What You’ll Do

The Technology Consultant or Solution Architect serves as a critical problem solver and creative thinker within Nerdery’s Strategy & Consulting organization. Nerdery Technology Consultants are instrumental in the consulting, set-up, estimation, direction, and visioning for consulting engagements and software development projects. As a strategic leader, we expect the Technology Consultant to actively lead and engage in collaborative sessions with client stakeholders and key Nerdery team members across design, strategy, technology, and delivery. They take complex technical solutions and create digestible stories and diagrams for leadership presentations or create technical solutions from the business stories. 

A typical workload for a Technology Consultant will likely include a broad array of clients at stages of Sales (15%) and the early stages of Delivery (~45% time), supporting ongoing client engagements (~30%) and supporting the growth and mentorship of current and future strategy talent (~10%). Additionally, the Technology Consultant is a role that may be called to travel in support of sales opportunities and client engagements.


  • Analyzing a client’s IT system and infrastructure to meet expanded needs, diagnose system problems, and create recommendations to address gaps.
  • Planning a timeline for completion of projects.
  • Defines technology solutions and capabilities according to client and project needs. Evaluates technical solutions and makes optimal technical decisions to meet functional, non-functional, and critical client requirements.
  • Working independently within a matrixed organization, communicating and working with product, application development and technology teams (network, infrastructure, and application security teams) as required to break client goals and outcomes into concrete, actionable phases and tasks.
  • Acting as a mentor, consistently shares experiences and best practices with other strategists, technologists, and project team members.
  • Creation of reusable tools and frameworks to facilitate efficient client execution.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and DevSecOps processes and tools to support modernization and digital transformation engagements.
  • A foundational understanding of common architectural patterns.
  • Generates deliverables, including, but not limited to: capability assessments, conceptual architectures and data models, technical roadmaps, sequence diagrams, product selection fit/gap analysis, application and process flows.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years of technology consulting firm experience, does not need to be as an analyst or consultant
  • Understanding of software development (including testing) methodologies, and cross-functional experience throughout various life-cycle phases

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience ensuring project compliance with corporate/program technical guidelines
  • Experience with requirements interpretation, as well as the documentation of data flows and creation of system diagrams.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and DevSecOps processes to support modernization and digital transformation engagements.
  • Analytical mind with strong verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to communicate technical concepts
  • Inquisitive self-starter and team contributor with strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • A foundational understanding of common architectural patterns.


  • Not required, but optional as-needed

Location Options:  Chicago, Minneapolis, Phoenix or US Remote Based

Must be legally authorized to work within the country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

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