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Deloitte Research Computing Subject Matter Expert - Higher Education Projects in Rochester, New York

Research Computing Subject Matter Expert

We are seeking an experienced Higher Education Subject Matter Expert to act as advisor for an IT strategy assessment and roadmap for a higher education client. In this role, you will leverage your prior experience and expertise in the following areas: research computing, research administration, funding models, and general higher education.

Work you ll do

  • Lead strategy discussions with senior leaders to develop an understanding of current state strategy and operations

  • Develop a current and future state assessment of research computing ecosystem at a university-wide level

  • Form a data-driven future state vision of research computing environment

The team


Our Strategy practice brings together several key capabilities that will allow us to architect integrated programs that transform our clients businesses, including Corporate & Business Unit Strategy, Technology Strategy & Insights, Enterprise Model Design, Enterprise Cloud Strategy and Business Transformation.

Strategy professionals will serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear data-driven choices about where to play and how to win, in order to drive growth and enterprise value.

Strategy will help our clients:

Identify strategies for growth and value creation

Develop the appropriate business models, operating models, and capabilities to support their strategic vision

Maximize the ROI on technology investments and leverage technology and Cloud trends to architect future business strategies



  • Bachelor's degree

  • 10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience in the higher education sector

  • Advanced project management skills and demonstrated experience successfully managing teams

  • Proven experience with IT assessments, technology roadmaps, and research computing

  • Background in computer science

  • Experience managing multiple and/or large engagements with more than 10 resources and comfort presenting to senior leadership

  • Must be willing to travel up to 100% of the time


  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilitiesFamiliarity with ITIL, ITSM, and shared services

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience mentoring and coaching others

  • Ability to deliver under pressure and provide informed responses to leadership in short timeframes

  • Excellent strategic thinker, with demonstrated strategic consulting or related experience in strategy development, technology strategy, and IT assessments

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

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