Current Opportunities

Architect - Cloud, DevOps, and Security

Who You’ll Work With

At Slalom Build we co-create modern technology and software products with clients who are ready to accelerate their digital transformation. We choose to imagine things made better, and then set out on a journey to realize what’s possible. By blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation, we build the custom-built software and data products of tomorrow.

Who exactly is it that we’re looking for?

Are you boundlessly curious with a knack for problem solving? Do you have an appetite for technology, tinkering, and exploring new and exciting ways to build software products? Does the idea of working with like-minded specialists to help build and deploy amazing products sound interesting? Well then, you sound like a Builder, and you belong on our team!

Slalom is looking for an Architect to join our North America team in the Cloud, DevOps, and Security (CDS) capability. Our CDS architects design and build the secure automation capabilities that enable our application and data engineers to unveil their products to the world. Our goal is to create the platform to make a product smart, secure, and fast, while minimizing toil.

If you are ready to bring your skills to work alongside our team of builders, we promise you’ll be working hands-on in the cloud with some of the newest technologies out there. You name it, we work on it, and so can you. You’ll design and build across AWS, GCP, and Azure using a wide variety of tools across the DevOps landscape.

What you’ll do

  • Act as a hands-on, technical lead for CDS engineers on multi-functional product teams creating purpose-built software products for our clients
  • Work directly with client and Slalom teams by leading and being accountable for the design and delivery of modern engineering Cloud, DevOps, and Security solutions
  • Assist with estimating work efforts required for each phase a client project
  • Provide Domain Expertise in Cloud, DevOps and Security topics focused on the creation of scalable, resilient, and automated solutions
  • Participate and/or drive client discussions to understand their business requirements and communicate our approach to modern Cloud, DevOps and Security engineering
  • Develop project/technology case studies, training materials, and technical guidance to Slalom project teams
  • Participate in internal Slalom events or initiatives
  • Up to 50% travel required, which will primarily be in support of project delivery but may include professional development and capability development opportunities

Your qualifications

  • Qualified candidates will have 3-7 years working in a technology field, with 3+ years serving as an Infrastructure or DevOps architect
  • Experience designing and implementing end-to-end Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Demonstrated production environment experience with at least one major public cloud (i.e., AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Experience in Configuration Management and Infrastructure-as-Code (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, etc...)
  • Experience creating and delivering complex solutions utilizing common scripting/programming languages (e.g. Bash, PowerShell, Python, Go, etc...)
  • Exposure to common container solutions such as Docker, Kubernetes or ECS
  • Experience in leading and collaborating across multiple functional and/or technical teams to deliver an Agile-based project
  • Demonstrated growth mentality, enthusiasm about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address practical business problems
  • Ability to lead conversations with clients on a business level and translate their needs into technical solutions
  • Previous hands-on production support experience
  • Strong DevOps background (culture, process, and tooling aspects)

About Us

Slalom Build is a highly-scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients in a flexible, collaborative, and repeatable methodology to create custom technology solutions for their most impactful initiatives and to accelerate their digital transformation journey. Over 1000 Builders strong, distributed across eleven dynamic cities, our innovation hubs attract the type of people who contribute to thriving teams. By placing builders in close proximity to clients – as well as their cultural and technology cohorts – we can assure the quality, versatility, and speed that product delivery demands, along with the elasticity and scale to tailor to individual client needs.

Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom, a Seattle-based firm that set out in 2001 to disrupt and redefine management consulting. Now 8,000+ professionals strong around the globe, Slalom is deeply engaged with some of the world’s most influential, change-making enterprises. Learn more at

Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud it invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. 

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