GCP - Technology Architect

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No. of Positions: 1

Role: GCP - Technology Architect

Full time permanent

Skill: GCP Cloud Architect – Design & Architect, Implementation, Migration, Automation, Devops, Service Operations Improvements, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)


Roles and Responsibilities:

•    Responsible for design, development, implementation, operation improvement and debug cloud environments in GCP and Cloud Management Platform and orchestration tools.

•    Performs engineering design evaluations for new environment builds

•    Architect, implement and improve possible automations for cloud environments using native or 3rd party tools like Terraform, Salt, Chef etc

•    Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

•    Implementation of industry standard security practices during implementation and maintain it throughout the lifecycle.

•    Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures through automation tools. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

•    Have a good understanding of Google best practice/recommendation and should be able to align the same with the customer requirements to deliver best in class solution for the customer.

•    The role is also expected to leverage prior knowledge and experience with the GCP native automation framework (deployment manager) to perform automation of build and deployment activities.

•    This individual will consult with other team members and use prior expertise with GCP/AWS/Azure to extend an existing framework of automation across new and existing application environments.

•    Advise and engage with the customer executives on their cloud strategy roadmap, improvements, alignment by bringing in industry best practice/trends and work on further improvements with required business case analysis and required presentations.

•    Creating business cases for transformation and modernization, including analysis of both total cost of ownership and potential cost and revenue impacts of the transformation

•    Process analysis and design, with a focus on identifying technology-driven improvements to core enterprise processes

•    Maintain deep knowledge of the market for cloud services, enterprise applications, business process management, advanced analytics, and integration software

•    Develop alternate technology solutions blueprint (cloud-based computing, storage, etc.) to build case for legacy technology modernization

•    Develop recommendations for operating model development to implement transformation initiatives



•    At least 3-4year experience in architecting solution leveraging GCP IaaS services & GCP products & Services with an overall 12+ years of experience of hard-core infrastructure consulting

•    GCP Certification - Associate Cloud Engineer/Professional Cloud Architect/ Professional Cloud Developer

•    In depth knowledge of key GCP services – GCE, GKE, GAE, GCS, Cloud SQL, VPC, Resource Manager, StackDriver, Cloud CDN, Cloud IAM, GSuite(good to have) Infrastructure as Code etc.

•    Good exposure to Google BigData & ML platform – like BigTable, BigQuer, Dataproc/Dataflow/ML API’s etc. (good to have)

•    In-depth knowledge of design, implementation, engineering, automation and devops implementation, service operation and service improvement initiatives

•    On premise/other cloud providers to GCP cloud migration using cloud migration tools like Velostrata/Sureline/Cloud Endure etc.

•    In depth knowledge of GCP SKD/API tools like gcloud, gutils, kubeclt etc.

•    In depth knowledge of automation & configuration management tools like GCP native tool - deployment manager and third party tools like Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Salt etc

•    Cloud strategy assessment and definition

•    CI and CD using Jenkins, Ansible, Python, Shell scripting, Change management, GCP Cloud product & Services knowledge and prod support activities

•    At least 2 - 3 years of experience using DevOps Tools, Python, Dockers

•    Knowledge about CI and CD using GIT, Jenkins, Ansible, JIRA ..etc

•    Strong understanding of UNIX/Windows Operating system and adept in any of the scripting languages like PowerShell, shell, awk, perl etc.

•    Understanding and experience on handling of servers like IIS, Tomcat, Apache

•    Defining deployment standards for development team & reviewing delivered build packages for validating the required standards, Automation Architect

•    Understand Agile methodologies and software development lifecycle process.

•    Understanding of container technology and container orchestration platforms.

•    Knowledge of best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency

•    Advise the customer executives on their cloud strategy roadmap, improvements, alignment and further improvements.

•    Proven experience assessing clients’ workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop business case and Cloud adoption roadmap

•    Proven knowledge of leading Cloud Management Platform and orchestration tools

•    Proven knowledge of evaluating the GCP hosting/consumption charges and optimization of the charges

•    Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive project from architecture standpoint

•    Ability to quickly establish credibility and trustworthiness within key executive stakeholders in client organization;

•    Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills;

•    Ability to quickly produce PowerPoint slides which are both content rich, succinct and visually appealing;



•    Knowledge and preferably working experience of other Cloud services such as AWS, Azure, IBM Softlayer, Rackspace, Private Clouds

•    Cloud Industry trends and GCP vs other cloud platform feature capabilities

•    Understanding GCP partner ecosystems

•    Experience in Managing delivery in Global Delivery Model with Onsite (client site)/ offshore resources