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Cloud Analyst
Los Angeles

Analyst – AWS Cloud Enablement (Los Angeles)

Slalom LA is looking for self-driven individuals with a “get it done” mentality that have a passion for helping organizations solve complex business and technology problems. We are seeking early career professionals (0-3 years experience) interested in working with exciting clients and building consulting and technical Cloud skills. Analysts will work with client and consultant teams to design and build systems using modern tools and techniques across the AWS ecosystem.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to analyze, design, & deliver innovative Cloud solutions for a wide variety of business topics and industries
  • Work closely with both IT and business clients, to best align business needs with technical capability/ feasibility
  • Perform technical analysis to determine present and future business performance
  • Conduct and participate in client white-boarding sessions, workshops, design sessions, and project meetings as needed, playing a key role in client relations
  • Produce deliverables using various software tools covering traditional as well as modern technologies
  •  Produce documentation to aid both business and IT users and administrators of the software and database platforms related to the solutions produced
  • Lead meetings, track and manage action items, and provide project status reporting to management
  • Liaise between business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill strategic and operational needs
  • Analyze business needs through requirements gathering sessions
  • Proactively identify risks, and drive action to mitigate and resolve issues
  • Assist with testing scenarios and validate test results
  •  Prepare and deliver client presentations and deliverables

Qualifications: (Ideal candidates have a combination of many of the following)

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Completion of 1+ AWS Certifications
  • 0 - 3 years of professional work experience 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills
  • Rigorous and logical problem-solving approach
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Familiarity with modern programming language (e.g. Java, C#, JavaScript, Python)
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, namely AWS (e.g., compute, networking, database, DevOps)
  • Familiarity with SQL; knowledge of relational and dimensional database structures and experience with modern data platforms (e.g., cloud databases, NoSQL, open source databases)
  • Understanding of Agile project delivery
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and analytics techniques

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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