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Cloud Architect

Does shaping the future excite you? Are you inspired by blending your passions and career? At Slalom, we are driven by diversity of thought, curiosity, and authenticity. We recognize that no two journeys are the same. Whether you embody all of these qualities or you are energized by loving your work and life, we want to hear from you!

About Us

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 39 markets around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at 

Who You’ll Work With

As a modernized technology company, our Slalom Technologists are disrupting the market and bringing to life the art of the possible for our clients. We have passion for building strategies, solutions and creative products to help our clients solve their most complex and interesting business problems. We surround our technologists with interesting challenges, innovative minds and emerging technologies.

Join Philadelphia’s growing Technology Enablement Practice as a Cloud Solution Architect and help deliver engaging, modern cloud solutions, strategies, migrations and applications at one of the Nation’s top rated consultancies. As a member of the Technology Enablement team, you will analyze, design and architect cloud based solutions to address our clients’ needs for infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service. We are looking for sharp, creative and self-motivated individuals who have a passion for utilizing the cloud solutions from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform to solve real business problems for our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the technical approach for Cloud & DevOps capabilities and provide oversight across multiple projects, working directly with both client and Slalom teams
  • Help grow our practice by crafting solution offerings, developing thought leadership in the DevOps community, and leading teams
  • Stay up-to-date on meaningful new technologies and produce thought leadership content to improve the Slalom brand
  • Mentor our Cloud & DevOps engineers to achieve their potential
  • Design and build cloud-based solutions with DevOps and automation principles in an agile environment
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies and support the creation of a development-ready backlog
  • Experience recommending cloud application patterns to clients in all development scenarios
  • Take ownership of key tactical architectural decisions within a workstream
  • Produce clean, well-documented code, with embedded unit tests, following development standard methodologies
  • Identify and advance technical project risks early to ensure successful outcomes
  • Conduct POC work to validate proposed technical approaches and test new technologies
  • Participate in recruiting efforts

What You’ll Bring

  • Extensive project experience migrating and deploying cloud based solutions (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Advanced experience architecting, implementing and supporting AWS, Azure or GCP infrastructure and topologies
  • Experience leading projects and teams implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud based services for the business or consumers
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features including:
    • AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
    • IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Solutions
    • Virtualization
    • Vmware, Citrix
    • High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage
    • Infrastructure as Code (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM)
  • Deep understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading edge cloud emerging technologies
  • Passion for problem solving
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or leading a project team

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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