GDP Cloud Architect

Rackspace

GCP Cloud Architect, Professional Services

CANADA – REMOTE / FULL – TIME

What you’ll be doing

    • As the GCP Cloud Architect, you will be technically focused but also will understand and implement business planning
    • Be the technical liaison between customers and engineering resources
    • Provide tactical scope and work directly with the business representatives/customers to understand the requirements driving the need for a solution to be developed
    • Communicate effectively with both business and technical colleagues throughout the course of the project
    • Ensure that all the appropriate questions are asked and verify that nothing crucial to the success of the project is overlooked
    • Be a Google Cloud evangelist by educating a variety of customers on the value of GCP
    • Help customers transition to the cloud in a high-value migration approach that leverages best of breed designs and practices delivered in an agile model
    • Work with customers to enable a DevOps culture and modernize operations and release strategies
    • Establish credibility and build impactful relationships with our customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
    • Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new, or migrating existing, applications, software and services on the Google Cloud Platform.
    • Conduct deep-dive “hands-on” education/training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers interested in GCP and to ensure our SAs are up to date
    • Traveling up to 30% of the time (When traveling continues)

Requirements

    • 5+ years design & implementation experience with distributed applications
    • 5+ years of experience in networking, infrastructure, or database architectures
    • In depth understanding and professional experience with GCP services and infrastructure
    • “Hands on” experience with practices and services related to Automation, IaC and DevOps
    • Demonstrated knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
    • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT management, and developers
    • Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly