Principal – Software Engineering
This role is not eligible for 100% remote work and employees must live within a commutable distance to the office in which the role is based.
Who You’ll Work With
At Slalom Build we co-create custom software, data and cloud products with clients who are ready to accelerate their digital transformation. We're passionate about technology, compelled by its potential as we help create the digital products, experiences, and technology-driven organisations that drive true change. We’re thrilled by the opportunity to build the future we want to see, with anyone willing to join us.
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 utilise 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:
What You’ll Do
The software engineering principal balances their time between being an effective people leader and setting the technical direction in the delivery of some of our most challenging engagements. You are the advocate for your direct reports. You will develop strong, lasting relationships with each of them as you identify the perfect project match for their skills and objectives. You will partner with clients to understand the most complex technical and functional challenges they are facing. As you iterate on solutions with clients, you will develop implementation and delivery plans that take advantage of emerging technologies at scale. You will coordinate with other capabilities and technical leads in order to ensure that world-class user experiences are understood, validation procedures are aligned, and automation components are delivered. You will help in the pursuit of new business opportunities as a technical expert, detailing proposals for how we would approach delivery. Your expertise in designing and developing holistic software solutions will benefit the rest of Slalom Build as you lead communities and provide mentorship to other Builders. Specifically, you will:
What You’ll Bring
You have developed a keen sense for the needs of team members as well as project stakeholders. You are ready to put the needs of others ahead of your own as you build on your capacity as a servant people leader. You steadily build rapport with your direct reports who will look to you for professional guidance. You will utilise your breadth of software design and delivery experience as well as your strong collaboration skills in order to coordinate the delivery of complex systems across multi-pod delivery projects. Your ability to communicate ideas through diagrams, documents and code will contribute to the team’s ability to realise your client’s vision at scale. Your sphere of influence grows as you interact with business and technology leaders to coordinate and deliver the right solution to them. You will work with other pursuit leads, sharing your technical expertise in engagement pursuits to help ensure that our technical approach is well-represented while demonstrating Slalom Build’s delivery capability. You will feed others’ desire to learn and grow through your influence as a technical thought leader as you continue to expand your technical acumen across technologies and platforms.
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 1000 Builders strong, distributed across eleven 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 9,000+ professionals strong around the globe, Slalom is deeply engaged with some of the world’s most influential, change-making enterprises. Learn more at slalom.com.
Slalom prides itself on helping our team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud to invest in our team members with competitive and innovative benefit programs and services that meet the unique needs of our diverse workforce, such as: a pension scheme, company health and dental insurance plans (where available), life assurance and income protection, competitive parental leave, ability to purchase additional holiday days (where applicable) and a range of other valuable offerings.
Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s (e.g. age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation). If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us – we will always be happy to help.
Backup child care
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
We’re the builders. We are the makers, the planners, the creatives and coders. Driven and empowered to build a world realizing the full promise of technology, we choose to imagine things made better—and then set out on a journey to realize what’s possible. We’re dauntless, fearless, ready to explore, eager to build with our people, our partners, our communities and clients. We navigate ...