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Senior Cloud Architect - Azure / GCP / AWS

About us

Slalom Build is from Slalom, a Seattle-based firm that set out in 2001 to disrupt and redefine management consulting. Now 9,000+ professionals strong around the globe, we are top global partners to AWS, Salesforce, Microsoft, Google and more.

Slalom has remained employee-owned and has organically grown to >9,000 employees and >USD$2.5B in annual revenue. In 35+ markets across the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and now Japan, Slalom teams bring the global capabilities and experience of a Tier 1 provider but operate with the local community focus and agility of start-up / digital native.

We are makers, thinkers, and doers.

We break down silos and collaborate across disciplines to collectively tackle the things that matter most to you and our clients.

5 years ago, we started to build a world-class team with a passion for cloud, engineering, modern data and much more. Today, with over 200 of us in the London office we are looking to build a unique Cloud, DevOps / SecOps team in the UK, Europe, and beyond.

The role

As a Senior Cloud Solution Architect, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for crafting and delivering creative cloud solutions for our clients. Your duties will include designing, building, and automating cost-effective, resilient, and secure cloud-based applications, as well as migrations of existing workloads to public clouds. As a trusted partner, you will also be in a position to advise clients on the relative merits of selecting and implementing various architecture patterns within their current infrastructure or implementing new automation strategies in the cloud.

Day to day work

  • Design, and deliver cloud-native, hybrid, and multi-cloud workloads
  • Migrate enterprise workloads to AWS, Azure, or GCP using industry-standard as well as proprietary methodologies
  • Automate cloud deployments, as well as build CI/CD pipeline to support Cloud-Based workloads
  • Provide experienced knowledge and/or develop competency on various automation tools
  • Stay on top of the latest trends and develop expertise in emerging cloud technologies
  • Work as a member of the client team and/or Slalom project team member
  • Work as technical / engagement lead
  • Assist in the sales process as it relates to providing technical guidance and estimations to the project effort (proposals, SOWs, etc.)
  • Help in growing the team and specialty (Azure, AWS or GCP)

What you will bring?

  • Solid public-cloud knowledge in implementing and operating the cloud platforms (compute, cloud storage, data services, supporting networking and management/monitoring services) 
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking, and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers 
  • Deep (AWS/ Azure/GCP) product knowledge and understanding of product features 
  • Hands-on experience building solutions from cloud components using tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible or Chef 
  • Expertise in cloud security and identity best practices 
  • Experience in creating cloud cost models and running cloud readiness assessments 
  • Conducted training for customers as part of the implementation and in the classroom 
  • Experience in working with enterprise IT and implementing hybrid cloud solutions 
  • Exposure to other cloud platforms apart from your primary expertise preferred
  • Other advantages include exposure to Microservices design/implementation, API Management, Container technologies, Kubernetes, Serverless, NoSQL, Caching, Messaging, Kinesis 
  • Professional and/or Associate level certifications are a plus

Sound like you?

Then welcome home, builder. We have lots to talk about.

Slalom is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will work to reasonably accommodate applicants’ needs throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the talent acquisition team if you require accommodations during the interview process.


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