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Consultant, Platform Engineer

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Consultant, Platform Engineer

Opportunity for a seasoned software architect with overall experience of 7-10 years of which at least 1 year involves deep experience with cloud and cloud native technologies. Should be conversant with developing large distributed systems using public, private, and hybrid cloud environments for various industries. 

The ideal candidate will identify technology to apply in a prototyping environment and be a thought leader to a team of technologists. The ability to quickly develop research into a well-formed idea for a solution and serve as an advisor in that area of research is required. 

The full stack is to be considered from Cloud Infrastructure to DevOps and Agile Software engineering in a research and development setting. Experience in a large-scale environment across all technical domains (such as Cloud Infrastructure, implementing DevOps, Software Engineering) would be helpful.

What You'll Do:

  • Ideation, planning, architecting and designing Intelligent cloud and cloud native solutions.
  • Building prototypes – bringing concepts to initial implementations – including design, coding to testing
  • Appling and reshaping prototypes in pioneering engagements based on business needs and driving toward successful deployment in the business environment.
  • Achieving an expert level understanding of our customers’ environments and the tools they use. Impart the knowledge to team members.
  • Continuously learn new technology areas that are mission-aligned to innovation
  • Client facing - solution creation and propositions for their problems.
  • Participate in client-facing technical workshops.
  • Contribute to assets/offerings and thought leadership

About You:

  • 7-10 years of IT experience of which at least 1 year involves deep experience with cloud and cloud native technologies.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Analytical and solution-oriented background, with great people skills and structured problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels.
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Good communication and presentation skills - this position is client-facing.
  • Hands on Experience in open source technologies and their internals.
  • Familiarity with secure coding practices
  • Hands-on with the ability to handle complex distributed enterprise, networking, and cloud native solutions.
  • Experience with multiple tools and platforms – both on-premise and cloud.
  • Good understanding of multi-tier architecture and web server technology.
  • Hands-on experience with DevOps technologies including varied scripting technologies (python, bash, powershell, etc.) and container orchestration (kubernetes, docker, AWS, GCP)
  • Deep Experience in AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Hands one expertise with Java, Python, C#.
  • Experience with latest technologies such as Microservices, Serverless (AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, etc.)
  • Experience with AI/ML platforms (CNTK, TensorFlow, Caffe, PyTorch) nice to have.
  • Knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript frameworks such as NodeJS, Angular, React/Redux, jQuery
  • Experience with IT Operations a plus

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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