Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Solution Architect UK Wide

You will be a key member of a large cloud program, comprised of multiple teams working together to migrate, modernize and enhance existing applications and develop new business solutions. You will participate in all aspects of architecture, design and development.  You will work with business stakeholders, different application owners, developers, and infrastructure architects/ engineers to design solutions using API, Microservices and Cloud platforms.

Role Responsibilities:

·         Produce architecture and high level design to answer to the client requirements.

·         Demonstrate Technical Cloud Architectural knowledge, playing a vital role in the design of production, staging, QA and development Cloud Infrastructures running in 24×7 environments

·         Delivery of customer Cloud Strategies aligned with customer’s business objectives and with a focus on Cloud Migrations

·         Design of client’s Cloud environments with a focus on GCP

·         Undertake customer delivery engagements related to cloud architecture with a specific focus on GCP and Cloud Migrations

·         Provide leadership in migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into the cloud

·         Implementation of GCP within in large regulated enterprise environments.

·         Nurture Cloud computing expertise internally and externally to drive Cloud Adoption

·         Work with designers and developers in the team to guide them through the solution implementation.

·         Participate in performing Proof of Concept (POC) for various upcoming technologies to fit in business requirement.

·         Provide clarity and communicate technology solutions across different audiences including technical, managerial, business executives and/or vendors.

·         Collaborate with internal and external technical resources to develop overall implementation strategy and drive the solution, customization, and integration efforts.

·         Contribute to driving architecture strategy to keep it aligned with the enterprise architecture.

·         Establish technical standards, including SW coding standards, tools, and platforms

·         Drive reuse, standards, architecture best practices, and longer term value of the architecture.

·         Participate in planning and design events

·         Experience in evaluating vendor products is a plus.

Required Skills:

·         GCP based Cloud Architecture and migration skills and experience.

·         Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud architectures and designs.

·         Strong Experience across Applications Migration to Cloud, Cloud native Architecture and Implementation

·         Knowledge of DevOps.

·         Experience of any PCF/ Docker/ Kubernetes and PaaS platforms

·         Knowledge of infrastructure and security standards

·         Certification from the product vendor is a plus

Desired Skills:

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Self-motivated and able to take initiative and make things happen

·         Leadership skills

·         Coordinate with other project teams and team members

·         Strong consulting skills including interacting with and presenting to senior and technical stakeholders to gain buy-in

·         Strong facilitation skills to ensure alignment to architectural vision and operating models

Travel: Fully flexible to travel across UK

  • Reference: HQ00003788
  • Location: UK Wide
  • Salary: Market Rates
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Category: » IT
  • Posted Date: 13/07/2018

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