Solution Principal – Software Development in Chicago, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Slalom Consulting   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Business Services


Not Specified years

Posted 52 days ago

You have a passion for building strategies, solutions and creative products to help our clients solve their most complex and interesting business problems. As a leader within the practice, you'll architect and build cloud-native, rich-internet and mobile applications and systems. You'll also lead technology strategy, architecture & design, and development using groundbreaking engineering and delivery practices. Finally, you'll help us grow our practice: shaping solution offerings, developing thought leadership in the community and managing teams.


• Meet with and evaluate client business challenges and help them evaluate and arrive at the best-fit technology solution

• Collaborate with delivery managers to assess work effort for a solution

• Work with highly skilled Slalom team members to design and develop state of the art solutions

• Design, document, and develop world-class, modern applications using the full spectrum of technologies and design patterns

• Collaborate with clients and business analysts to translate business requirements into technical requirements

• Assist with estimating work efforts required for each phase of a project

• Work on POC projects with cutting-edge technologies

• Manage a group of engineers; connecting regularly to provide professional development, career guidance and mentorship

• Travel Requirements: Willingness to travel up to 50%


• Significant breadth and depth in architecture, development and implementation of software products

• Deep hands-on knowledge of one or more of the following:

o JVM technologies: such as Java/Scala, Spring/Play/Jersey, Hibernate/JOOQ, Netflix OSS

o .NET stack: such as C#, ASP.NET (Web Forms and MVC), .NET Core

o Modern Web Applications: Angular, Node, React, Vue and other JavaScript frameworks

• Strong background in relational databases, such as SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL

• Knowledge and understanding of RESTful service design

• Skilled in cloud architecture including; Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

• Strong understanding and experience with Agile project management methodologies

• Experience leading development teams through everyday project tasks and collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project

• Strong ability to share ideas and communicate with peers and clients

• Experience managing and mentoring software engineers as direct reports

Preferred Skills

• Mobile Applications - Android, iOS (Swift, Objective-C), or Hybrid (Xamarin, Ionic, etc.)

• Non-Relational Databases - MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Cosmos DB, BigTable.

• DevOps – continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD)

Valid Through: 2019-10-17