"Technology is to business today what steel was to business in the 1920s. It's the plant, it's the machine that's going to make the difference."
– Albert Beedie, founder and co-CEO, quoted in Chicago's Top 100 Companies

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Technology Solutions provides systems integration and technical services, primarily to companies in the consumer products, manufacturing and financial services industries. Technical services provided include expertise in client-server technology, telecommunications, expert systems, and SAP software implementation.

Founded in 1988, Technology Solutions is a publicly-held corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company has 389 employees and revenues of $70.9 million. Technology Solutions was highlighted as one of Business Week's 100 fastest-growing companies in 1992 and cited in The Integrator magazine for state-of-the-art leadership. Its founder, Albert Beedie, Jr., was named Illinois High Tech Entrepreneur of the year in 1992.



Technology Solutions projects include incorporating voice and data integration, artificial intelligence, and imaging in customer service systems and call centers; integrating manufacturing application packages; and providing integration services for brokerage firms, banks, and insurance companies.

Technology Solutions has more than 300 technical professionals working at client sites across the country on projects ranging from four months to two years in duration. Job titles include Support, Consultant, Senior Consultant, Principal, and Vice President. On a recent project, staff members developed a software system called SUITE (System to Unify Information and Technology Environments) to integrate varied software, hardware, and telecommunication systems.


Staff members work primarily on site in client facilities. Staff members travel 99 percent of the time. Overtime is regular and substantial. Support staff members are paid time-and-a-half for overtime.


Technology Solutions looks for candidates with practical experience in applying today's latest technologies enterprise-wide. Specific industry experience in consumer products, financial services, or manufacturing is particularly helpful.


A letter with a resume is preferred.

Mr. Mike Sullivan, Vice President, Recruiting

(312) 819-7150

Technology Solutions Company

205 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60601

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