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Cloud Infrastructure Solution Architect
JO-1806-3296
Chicago
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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 nearly 6,500 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 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.


Cloud Infrastructure Solution Architect:

Join Chicago’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, disciplined, and self-motivated individuals who have a passion for utilizing the cloud solutions from Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services to solve real business problems for our customers.


Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
  • 5+ years project experience migrating and deploying cloud based solutions (Azure or AWS)
  • 3+ years architecting, implementing and supporting Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services infrastructure and topologies
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud based services for business teams or consumers
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features including:
    • Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud
    • IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Solutions
    • Virtualization
    • Vmware, Citrix
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage
  • Understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading edge cloud emerging technologies
  • Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
  • Experience supporting Production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment.
  • Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
  • TLS/SSL, encryption and key management principles
  • Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
  • Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
  • Strong analytical problem solving ability
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team

Desired:

  • 3+ years previous consulting experience, especially a Big 4 consulting firms or specialty cloud consulting firms
  • Automation experience with CloudFormation, Resource Manager, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Container experience with Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes


Certifications:

  • MSFT: Azure Solutions Architect
  • AWS: Certified Solutions Architect


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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