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Software Engineering & Cloud - Practice Leader

Does shaping the future excite you? Are you inspired by blending your passions and career? At Slalom, we are driven by diversity of thought, curiosity, and authenticity. We recognize that no two journeys are the same. Whether you embody all of these qualities or you are energized by loving your work and life, we want to hear from you!

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Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. We believe in what's possible and shape what's next.

At Slalom, personal connection meets global scale. We build deep relationships with our clients in cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, while sharing insights across markets to bring the full breadth of Slalom's expertise to every engagement. Our seven regional Build Centers are hubs for innovation, attracting top talent to rapidly co-create the technology products of tomorrow. We also nurture strong partnerships with over 200 leading technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,500 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at

Our Boston office launched in 2011 and has 300+ employees with a client base spanning across the greater Boston area, from northern Rhode Island to southern New Hampshire. As a company that focuses on external clients, Slalom Boston prides itself in their employee resource groups that spread across women’s leadership, black affinity, Latino affinity, veterans’ network, gender equality & LGBTQ community. These employee groups provide meaningful connections internally that extend to the local community.

Job Title: Software Engineering & Cloud Practice Lead  

Slalom Boston is looking for an ambitious and progressive leader to drive the growth and success of our Software Engineering & Cloud team. You will advise and partner with clients to solve their business problems by demonstrating both business and technical knowledge across our capabilities. You will work closely with the sales and delivery teams to run pre-sales efforts and engagements and will be involved in providing objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of crafting customer value, maximizing growth or improving the business performance of our clients.


  • Accountable for collaborating with software engineering & cloud leaders to drive sales, recruiting, account management, consulting, and all operational aspects of the business
  • Drive overall growth of practice area through a combination of business development, talent management, oversight of delivery work, and thought leadership
  • Collaborate on business development activities as a domain specialist for the software engineering & cloud team across a variety of clients and industries
  • Improve performance through an effective team-based approach that increases output and employee happiness
  • Manage project risk as it relates to planning and budgeting, handling accounts receivable, defining deliverable content, and ensuring agreement of proposed solutions from client executives
  • Enhance Slalom's culture and be a leading example of our core values every day
  • Develop proposals, presentations, statement of work (SOW) and proactively recommend strategies to grow the data & analytics practice presence in existing accounts
  • Provide thought leadership & bring ground-breaking recommendations on tools and technologies to the Slalom team & client partners
  • Provide technical & architecture guidance as a mentor to junior team members
  • Lead with a business-forward demeanor to drive quality work that improves competitive edge in the market


  • 10+ years of experience delivering/leading complex software engineering and/or cloud-based solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in consulting
  • Strong technical knowledge of and experience with custom software engineering and/or product engineering
  • Experience in full stack software development and architecture and agile delivery methodologies
  • Demonstrated professional growth and the consistent track record to work multi-functionally in team-based environments
  • Validated project management experience covering a broad business base, complemented with a concentration in cloud transformation (AWS/Azure/GCP), production engineering, application integration and/or DevOps
  • Strong experience managing people and teams, including mentoring and leadership skills
  • Ability to balance the demands of multiple client assignments and team development while pushing the intellectual envelope in search of solutions to complex problems.
  • Creative thinking and seeking innovative solutions to sophisticated technical and business problems

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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