Director - Software Development
Who You’ll Work With
At Slalom Build we co-create modern technology and software products with clients who are ready to accelerate their digital transformation. We choose to imagine things made better, and then set out on a journey to realize what’s possible. By blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation, we build the custom-built software and data products of tomorrow.
We offer a flexible working environment to balance the need to work independently, with some days that may require in-person collaboration at our office.
The Software Engineering capability at Slalom Build brings our clients’ vision to life! We use modern tools and techniques to build secure, highly scalable software products that handle our clients' most innovative and strategic work. We follow Agile practices when building software components and applications that utilize modern frameworks and cloud scale in order to accelerate our clients' business. Our software engineers are committed to the craft of collaboratively building high-quality and sustainable software products that delight our clients and their customers by taking advantage of emerging tools in an ever-changing technological landscape.
We build full-stack solutions across a range of established and emerging technologies and techniques according to the needs of our clients including:
- Front end applications targeting native mobile and modern web platforms. Examples include React, Angular and Vue.
- APIs and back end services built using emerging frameworks and architectural patterns. Examples include Node, Typescript, Java and .Net.
- Hosting and application services provided by industry leading cloud providers. Examples include AWS, Azure and GCP.
- Operational efficiencies leveraging modern ecosystems and automated build and deployment pipelines.
- Collaborative build practices that allow our teams to be agile and responsive to our clients’ needs.
What You’ll Do
You are a fire-breathing, dragon-slaying, master of technology. You are an architect among architects. Technical leaders look up to you as their technical mentor. You will partner with local markets to drive capability-specific opportunities and manage teams to deliver outcomes for our clients. You will bring deep expertise around a specific capability within software engineering. You will be responsible for the development of services and offerings while ensuring we have the right team who is capable of delivering at scale. You will manage multi-level reporting structures while managing your capability within a single Slalom Build location. You will likely find yourself leading client delivery as the dedicated senior architect on some of our most complex engagements. You will consistently guide our teams and clients as a technical delivery expert. Specifically, you will:
- Co-lead discovery and delivery project phases alongside other capability leaders for complex projects and programs as the solution lead.
- Develop and execute implementation plans in alignment with features and functionality designed to delight clients and customers.
- Provide oversight and guidance for other software engineers across multiple workstreams on complex projects and programs.
- Lead and grow emerging software engineering leaders.
- Collaborate with other software development capabilities to iteratively design, develop, validate, and operate software at scale using agile techniques.
- Act as the capability lead as aligned to individual markets helping market leaders understand slalom’s build strategy while providing pursuit support.
- Advance the craft by developing and sharing materials and thought leadership with other builders while providing space for other leaders to do the same.
Travel may be required on a limited basis dependent on your client engagement or internal meetings/events.
What You’ll Bring
You will lean heavily on your depth and breadth of software delivery experience to guide teams through the holistic pursuit and delivery of complex systems. You bring your ability to articulate and plan for holistic delivery leveraging the entire delivery tool chain including ALM, CI/CD, IDE, documentation, and prototyping tools. You have an acute understanding of the needs of client business and technology leaders and you are able to help them articulate their needs in order to best formulate a pursuit plan. You are able to tune your collaboration style adapting to client and team members who have different ways of working together. You have awareness of the needs of other leaders in order best coach and mentor them toward powerful outcomes for their teams. You feed your own curiosity as well as that of your team through the empowerment of others to establish forums for discussion and collaboration. You bring an appreciation for the constant evolution of tools and techniques that are used to build and ship high quality software enabling your team to explore, experiment, and evolve our delivery practices to meet our clients’ ever-changing needs.
Slalom Build is a highly scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients in a flexible, collaborative, and repeatable methodology to create custom technology solutions for their most impactful initiatives and to accelerate their digital transformation journey. Over 1400 Builders strong, distributed across dynamic cities, our innovation hubs attract the type of people who contribute to thriving teams. By placing Builders in close proximity to clients—as well as their cultural and technology cohorts—we can assure the quality, versatility, and speed that product delivery demands, along with the elasticity and scale to tailor to individual client needs.
Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom, a Seattle-based firm that set out in 2001 to disrupt and redefine management consulting. Now 13,000+ professionals strong around the globe, Slalom is deeply engaged with some of the world’s most influential, change-making enterprises. Learn more at slalombuild.com
Compensation And Benefits
Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud to invest in benefits that include meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.
Slalom is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual compensation will depend upon an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, location, and other relevant factors. The pay range is subject to change and may be modified at any time.
EEO and Accommodations
Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Slalom will also consider qualified applications with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Slalom welcomes and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available for candidates during all aspects of the selection process. Please advise the talent acquisition team if you require accommodations during the interview process.