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Cloud Architect
JO-1912-6529
St. Louis
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Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 30 markets across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They're backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. 

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 7,000 employees. Slalom was named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. 

We are also proud to be a Microsoft Gold Partner, 2018 Microsoft Power BI Global Partner of the Year, Premier AWS Partner, Platinum Salesforce Partner, Google Premier Partner, 5x Tableau Partner of the Year, 2018 Snowflake Partner of the Year, and 2018 Dell Boomi Partner of the Year.  

Role: Cloud Architect 

Slalom is seeking a Cloud Architect to join our newly formed Regional Delivery Team – Midwest. This role sits in St. Louis, and the team is a growth engine providing local markets access to cutting-edge capabilities and scarce expertise. You will help incubate new capabilities and support delivery in our local Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Columbus, and Minneapolis markets. The role will include 30-40% travel throughout the region. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the technical approach for Cloud & DevOps capabilities and provide oversight across multiple projects, working directly with both client and Slalom teams 
  • Help grow our practice by crafting solution offerings, developing thought leadership in the DevOps community, and leading teams. 
  • SME to drive all aspects of business development pursuit deliverables (proposals, SOWs) 
  • Participate in recruiting efforts 
  • Mentor our Cloud & DevOps engineers to achieve their potential  
  • Help Slalom grow through the creation of IP and education of our consultants 
  • Contribute to quality assurance review activities for areas of expertise 
  • Develop new client/alliance relationships 
  • Assist direct reports in identifying growth goals and finding and approving development opportunities consistent with those growth goals 
  • Manage the staffing and performance feedback processes for direct reports 

Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible technology and leadership experience 
  • Continuous Delivery pipeline design and implementation experience 
  • Hands-on public cloud configuration and application migration experience (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google) 
  • Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code experience (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM) 
  • Solid Agile and Lean methodology experience, including collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project 
  • Demonstrates growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems 
  • Ability to communicate with clients on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution 
  • Experience supporting production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment 
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability 
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Sharp, disciplined, self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team 

Desired: 

  • Container experience with Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes 
  • AWS and/or Azure Certifications 

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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