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Principal Consultant - Technology Advisory
JO-1902-4604
Toronto
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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 28 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.



Principal Consultant - Technology Advisory

Are you enthusiastic about helping organizations deliver business value faster? Would you like to help organizations by advising on the latest technologies and helping fuel a transformation to adopt DevOps? 


One of our newest capabilities is our Technology Advisory Services, which provides technical leadership to guide customers in the journey to cloud and DevOps. We collaboratively design, build, and implement technology strategies and solutions to help solve complex client problems to drive business value. Specifically, we partner with customers to provide Cloud-Based (Infrastructure, Foundation, DevOps, Custom Development, Data, Analytics, and Security) Solutions. We invest in strategic alliance partnerships with all of the major Cloud Service Providers, AWS, Google, and Microsoft.


Join Slalom’s Local-Market team as a Solution Principal and help build strategies and systems to help our clients solve their most complex and exciting technical challenges. We love people who are invigorated by new challenges, seek out new learning opportunities, lead from the front, challenge the status quo, and develop the skills of team members through technical and professional mentoring.



Responsibilities: 

  • Help lead the technical approach for DevOps capabilities and provide oversight across engagements, working directly with both client and Slalom teams
  • Develop and nurture trust within managed accounts to influence technology decisions
  • Support sales pursuits by leading technical discussions in client meetings, translate client needs into meaningful outcome-based engagements, and to create proposals
  • Help grow our practice by crafting solution offerings, developing thought leadership in cloud and devops communities
  • Lead initial technical conversations and workshops with clients
  • Build strong relationships and collaborate between Strategic Alliance Partners, local and cross markets, and build delivery centres to help support and mature their Cloud and DevOps delivery capabilities
  • Provide technical leadership to support our cloud Strategic Alliance Partners including AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Evangelize and promote technology by representing Slalom at speaking engagements, hackathons, workshops, both internally and externally
  • Hire, coach, and develop cloud and devops Consultants


Some travel required.


Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible technology and leadership experience
  • Expert knowledge in one or more cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience in refactoring and migrating workloads from on-premises datacenter to cloud platforms
  • Practice in refactoring monolithic and traditional application architectures to cloud-native or containers
  • Continuous Delivery pipeline design and implementation experience
  • 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 project outcomes
  • A demonstrated 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


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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