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Software Engineering Practice Lead

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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 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.

Software Engineering & Cloud Enablement at Slalom

The Software Engineering & Cloud Enablement team at Slalom believes that technology plays a meaningful role in connecting our clients to their customers and connecting their employees to one another. We're passionate about helping our clients make those connections.

We are seeking a Practice Lead to join our Boston team who thrives on helping organizations drive strategic business outcomes through his or her technology expertise. You are an ambitious and dynamic leader who will provide thought leadership to clients, establish strategic direction for the team, help drive sales, recruiting and operational efficiencies. You succeed in a client facing environment and have a consistent track record of crafting innovative solutions. You have a high degree of accountability for ensuring the over all quality execution of business and technology consulting across a breadth of expertise areas that include Technology Strategy, Digital Innovation, and Software Engineering (full stack web, mobile, cloud, DevOps, and integration).

Job Title: Software Engineering Practice Lead


The Practice Leader holds accountability for the Software Engineering & Cloud Enablement team including initiatives like driving sales, attracting talent, fostering client relationships, as well as leading day to day operational activities.

  • Build a high-performing team by mentoring, supporting and guiding junior consultants, engineers & architects.
  • Provide oversight and guidance on project delivery ultimately increasing team productivity
  • Support business development efforts (for new and existing clients) by collaborating with sales and accounts teams and networking with senior client executives
  • Run engagements through effective staffing, planning, budgeting, risk identification and executive partner engagement
  • Assemble case studies and core deliverables to grow solution offerings and expand our client portfolio in Boston
  • Grow your brand by participating in industry forums, events, and speaking engagements
  • Attract top-tier talent by supporting recruiting efforts and fostering unique on-boarding experiences of new employees while also developing future leaders


  • 10+ years of engagement-based consulting experience or equivalent software engineering industry experience
  • Demonstrated professional growth in the engineering domain, leading to a business-forward, strategic mindset
  • Validated ability to work multi-functionally across technology teams and successful history delivering complex agile software solutions
  • Experience growing new & existing client relationships through organic business development efforts
  • A love for developing junior talent and growing strong leaders through mentorship and people management
  • Experience management a consulting business to key metrics including utilization, margins and P&L
  • Experience writing and executing contracts/SOWs including billing and invoicing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to audiences of all levels

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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