Technology Consultant

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Technology Consultant

The Technology Consultant is experienced with the computational platforms that support hackweek collaboration and learning.


  • Empowering hackweek organizers to follow best practices in creating open source learning materials.
  • Ensuring shared hackweek tools are accessible to everyone.
  • Guiding workflow development to be reproducible and deployable on multiple infrastructures.

Specific Activities

  • Set up a shared computational environment, either on premises or via a contract with an independent provider.
  • Deploy the hackweek website.
  • Teach hackweek organizers how to use GitHub and JupyterHub for planning and design of the hackweek.
  • Assist tutorial leads in uploading their notebooks and sample datasets.
  • Help participants gain access to shared resources.
  • Archive hackweek outcomes using digital object identifiers.
  • Conduct research on emerging technology solutions.
  • Provide consultation on computational needs that evolve after a hackweek.