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DevSecOps Practice Area Lead - Cloud DevOps Security

About Slalom Build

Slalom Build is a highly-scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients to close the distance between dream and reality, imagined possibility and technical realization. ​

We do this by blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation to build the modern technology products of tomorrow.  

Nearly 1000 builders strong in seven Build Centers across North America, Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom Consulting. We’re intensely proud to partner with future-focused clients committed to disrupting their industries.

About Slalom

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 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

DevSecOps Practice Area Lead

What You'll Do

You will be helping grow and lead a team of engineers who focus their passion on building and automating security into the fabric of modern, cloud-native applications. You will be leading projects to help build secure software delivery strategies and systems, automate compliance validation of environments, and help our clients securely solve their most complex engineering problems. You will bring a security engineering lens to cross-functional teams as we co-create the modern software product of tomorrow with our clients.


  • Continue to build our modern DevSecOps practice, by growing our team and contributing to cutting edge solutions for secure, compliant, born in the cloud products for our clients.
  • Being the hands-on security lead working directly with clients and our teams, accountable for the design and delivery of advanced DevSecOps capabilities.
  • Designing with our clients the modern security practices in future state cloud architectures that will ensure their success.
  • Developing case studies, training materials, and provide guidance for solution components.
  • Developing and building out DevSecOps approaches, skills and knowledge within your team
  • Leading and/or participating in both internal and external Slalom events or initiatives.


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible software engineering and DevOps experience. At least 2 of those years with a focus on securing environments and the software delivery process.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and help engineers grow through coaching and mentoring.
  • Experience building high performing teams through recruiting and hiring engineering talent.
  • Deep AWS, Azure, and/or GCP cloud experience in a production environment (e.g. architecture, network, security, deployment, automation, and operational technologies).
  • Deep understanding of the implications behind software security bugs.
  • Experience designing and implementing end to end Continuous Delivery pipelines, Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible).
  • Familiarity with threat modeling frameworks such as STRIDE, DREAD, and FAIR.
  • Familiarity with dynamic and static software analysis tools such as OWASP ZAP, Arachni, Checkmarx.
  • Familiarity with compliance standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPPA, NIST, FedRAMP.
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.
  • Ability to communicate with clients on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution.
  • Experience working with technology partners and building technology partnerships
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills including the ability to lead customer workshops and presentations
  • B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
  • Expected Travel is 25%-50% in this role.

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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