Polaris is in search of someone at the Consultant level. This person will be a part of technology teams focused on Systems Implementation projects to design, develop, and deploy applications which meet the defined goals and objectives of the engagement.


– Support and eventually manage implementation projects
– Meet with clients and develop business requirements
– Manage relationship with external vendors (developers, infrastructure, etc.)
– Manage and take accountability for sections of projects
– Responsibility for project deliverables, from requirements through testing and training
– Assist as a technical resource in traditional consulting projects and sales efforts
– Assist with internal IT strategy and implementation
– Serve as an internal technology expert (assist other consultants with applications, etc.)
– Assist with identifying and developing new technology offerings
– Develop relationships with clients and identify future opportunities
– Support in growing the organization, assume additional office responsibilities
– Other duties as assigned

General Requirements:

– Minimum 5 years of work experience, preferably within IT consulting (Big 4 experience preferred, but not required)
– Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
– Experience with full lifecycle system implementations (requirements, build, testing, training)
– Specific technologies (preferred, not required): ASP.NET, SQL, Java, Windows Architecture [IIS, Windows Server], Microsoft Office Expertise, SAP/Oracle Apps
– Entrepreneurial, well organized, self-motivated, team player
– Client facing skills such as advanced communication skills and presentation skills
– Project management experience/interest
– Technology focused, but interested in business and traditional management consulting
– Willingness to have a different opinion, ability to articulate thoughts and concepts well
– Inform management of downtime and look for additional tasks or to assist others
– Strive to attain subject matter expertise in all Polaris business, products, and services
– Keep up on current and emerging technologies
– Strive to improve skills related to the Polaris Core Competencies
– Experience or knowledge of pharmaceutical industry a plus

Physical and Location Requirements:

– Ability to work in the office on a regular basis (core Polaris office hours are 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday in the SF office)
– Ability to travel to client and vendor sites as needed

Please submit application here for San Francisco office: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11798411

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