QualificationsEnterprise architectureNetwork infrastructureProduct managementCloud computingApplication developmentBachelor’s degree
Remote location: Pennsylvania, USA.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
10 years of experience as an enterprise architect in either a cloud computing environment or equivalent experience in a customer-facing role.
Experience in cloud computing (e.g., applications, infrastructure, storage, platforms, data), as well as cloud market and competitive dynamics.
Experience building, architecting, designing, and implementing highly-distributed global cloud-based systems, and experience in network infrastructure, security, data, or application development.
Experience with structured Enterprise Architecture practices, hybrid cloud deployments, and on-premise-to-cloud migration deployments and roadmaps.
Knowledge of technology solutions and an understanding of large-scale computing solutions and the enterprise technology buying and evaluation process.
Ability to learn/work with emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Cloud/IT technology space.
Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and achieve broader organizational goals.
Ability to deliver results and work cross-functionally; engage/influence audiences and identify expansion engagements.
About the job
The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping our customers — developers, small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies — see the benefits of our technology come to life. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will play a key role in understanding the needs of our customers and help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.
As part of the Customer Engineering organization in Google Cloud, Principal Architects lead cross-functional teams of experts to help customers design, plan, implement, and govern enterprise cloud strategies.
In this role, you will demonstrate executive level qualities, lead the conversation, and direct the execution of the Sales team by combining both technical vision and business insight. As a Principal Architect, you will partner with Value Engineering in order to articulate the true total value of each technical solution and the overall business partnership with Google Cloud.
Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future. Customers in more than 150 countries turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to solve their most critical business problems.
Build a trusted advisory relationship with strategic accounts and engage with Architects, VP engineering, CTO and CIO, and identify customer priorities, technical objections, and design strategies encompassing the entire Google ecosystem to deliver business value and resolve blockers.
Provide domain expertise around public cloud and enterprise technology, and effectively promote Google Cloud with customers, at conferences, and online.
Make recommendations on integration strategies, enterprise architectures, platforms, and application infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solution providing best practice advice to customers to optimize Google Cloud effectiveness.
Manage the holistic enterprise architecture relationship with customers by collaborating with specialists, product management, engineering, and more.
Travel to customer sites, conferences, and other related events up to 50%.
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