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Technical Architect

At Slack, we believe that our success is directly tied to the value our customers derive from our product. We demonstrate Slack’s platform flexibility by designing and delivering the right experiences for our customers, their teams and the individuals within it.

As a technical architect, you are responsible for engaging with our largest and most strategic customers to assess and design the technical rollout and launch plan for Slack. You are a key member of the Customer Success services team with a technical background and competencies in development, integration, solution architecture and security.

You will conduct detailed technical discovery workshops, assess cultural, structural and business functions with security requirements while translating these findings for a foundational Slack solution built for scale and flexibility. This design will include details on the workspaces, user management, authentication, bots, integrations, and settings & permissions required to ensure there are no technical barriers to user adoption of Slack. You will be responsible for advising on integration implementations, including key production systems from GitHub and Jira to Workday and Salesforce to Box, Google Apps and others, as well as custom client applications, is in your DNA.You lovey helping customers on how best to implement Slack APIs and Developer tool kits.

Responsibilities:

  • You facilitate customer facing workshops with the technical team and develop a technical deployment plan
  • You ensure flawless integration with other systems and apps, including identity management, eDiscovery, data loss prevention, other SaaS products and internal systems.
  • You assist in secure setup of the customer’s Slack environment based on IT, governance and technical requirements.
  • You remove technical roadblocks for organization-wide software distribution
  • You present detailed technical information and benefits of the Slack platform to a wide array of customers, including line of business managers, developers, technical architects and executives.

Requirements:

  • You possess outstanding written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to go a mile deep with technical customer resources or to explain the most basic capabilities to a business user.
  • You have excellent presentation skills for presenting both business oriented solutions and advanced technical concepts.
  • You have experience leading and crafting technical projects, engaging with, and motivating change across multiple levels of IT executives and organizations.
  • You have past experience working directly with Sales and Success teams, Consultants, and System Integrators.
  • You have a bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business.
  • You have at least 5+ years of previous development, consulting, professional services or sales engineering experience.

Slack is where work happens. It connects you with the people and apps you work with every day, no matter where you are or what you do. We believe everyone deserves to work in a welcoming, respectful, and empathetic culture. We live by our values and hire accordingly.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. Slack's investors include many of the best-recognized firms in the world, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital, KPCB, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, IVP, Spark Growth, DST, and Index Ventures. We currently have eight offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne, New York, London, Tokyo, and Toronto.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.