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Technical Architect II

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.

As an architect, you will own engagements with our largest and most strategic customers to assess and craft the technical rollout and launch plan for Slack. You are a key member of the Customer Success services team with a technical background and proficiencies 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, Jira, Workday, Google Apps, etc. In addition, you'll be customizing client applications and strategically working with clients. In this role you'll be advising customers on how best to implement Slack APIs and Developer tool kits.

What you will be doing

  • You'll facilitate customer facing workshops with the technical team and develop a technical deployment plan
  • You'll ensure detailed integration with other systems and apps, including identity management, eDiscovery, data loss prevention, other SaaS products, and internal systems.
  • You'll assist in a secure setup of the customer’s Slack environment based on IT, governance, and technical requirements
  • You'll remove technical roadblocks for organization-wide software distribution
  • You'll 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

What you should have

  • Five+ years of previous development, consulting, professional services or sales engineering experience
  • Hands-on proficiency with at least one object oriented programming language such as: Java, Javascript, Node.js, Python
  • Hands-on proficiency with data exchanges and API's
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to go a mile deep with technical customer resources or to explain the most basic capabilities to a business user.
  • Excellent presentation skills for communicating both business oriented solutions and advanced technical concepts
  • Experience leading and crafting technical projects, engaging with, and motivating change across multiple levels of IT executives and organizations
  • Past experience working directly with Sales and Success teams, Consultants, and System Integrators
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business or similar field

Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses, and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.

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 pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.

Slack is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Slack is registered, you will not be eligible for employment.Visa sponsorship may not be available in certain remote locations.

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