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AWS Cloud Data Engineer

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 nearly 5,500 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 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Job Title: AWS Cloud Data Engineer

We are hiring a Cloud Engineer to join our Data and Analytics practice. As a Cloud Data Engineer on our 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, disciplined, and self-motivated individuals who have a passion for utilizing the cloud solutions from Amazon Web Services to solve real business problems for our customers.


  • Work as part of a team, to design and develop cloud data solutions
  • Gather technical requirements, assess client capabilities and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and adoption strategy
  • Define Cloud Data strategies, including designing multi-phased implementation roadmaps
  • Lead analysis, architecture, design, and development of data warehouse and business intelligence solutions
  • Be versed in Amazon Web Services cloud solutions, architecture, related technologies and their inter-dependencies
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Learn and adopt new tools and techniques to increase performance, automation, and scalability
  • Mentor other Slalom team members
  •  Assist business development teams with pre-sales activities and RFPs
  • Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution
  • Provide technical direction and oversight to cloud implementation teams


  • 3+ years architecting and implementing Amazon Web Services infrastructure and topologies
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers
  • Experience in various AWS services: S3, Redshift, EMR, DynamoDB
  • Experience implementing Lambda architecture-based data designs
  • Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
  • Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team
  • B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
  • Previous consulting experience is a plus
  • Capability to perform Performance analysis, troubleshooting, and remediation
  • Knowledge of High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage
  • Understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies

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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