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Google Cloud Platform Technical Architect (Manager/Consultant/Senior Analyst)

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00473449


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Google Cloud Platform Technical Architect (Manager/ Associate Manager/Consultant/Senior Analyst)
Job Location: London (preferred) / Manchester
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: £38,000 - £80,000
Travel: up to 80%
(Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found)
Accenture Technology is about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialization to serve all businesses and industries. Our mission is to identify and incubate the next generation of Accenture services around disruptive technologies in anticipation of future demand from pioneering clients.
Our Architects are technology experts, who build and deliver high-quality and innovative technology solutions that help our clients to be successful and change the way their people and customers experience work, life and entertainment. Technology skills are valued and recognised through our Master Technology Architect programme.
Your Role:
> Designing, prototyping, and delivering applications and solutions on full-stack Google technologies, leveraging its rich native services offering, to respond to clients’ needs for cost-efficiency, increased competition, and agility to respond to new business opportunities;
> Designing, prototyping, and delivering Microservices applications and solutions on K8s, leveraging its rich native services offering, to respond to clients’ needs for cost-efficiency, increased competition, and agility to respond to new business opportunities;
> Serving as an GCP evangelist, educating customers of all sizes on the value proposition of GCP;
> Creating thought leadership on GCP solutions and hybrid cloud;
Your Responsibilities:
> Assessing and recommending the best of breed GCP technology solutions to address client needs;
> Developing solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates;
> Designing and deploying enterprise-wide dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications on GCP full-stack;
> Acting as an GCP Solution Architect, supporting delivery teams with migrating complex, multi-tier applications, or building new capabilities, on GCP and implementing appropriate cost control strategies;
> Creating innovative, reusable solutions using GCP that can be taken to market;
> Mentoring and developing skills of Junior Architects;

What we are after:
We're looking for people who can work through the lifecycle of a project. Dependent on experience we are recruiting at all levels, from Consultant to Manager.
You will need:
> A passion for Technology Architecture and Delivery;
> Experience in developing trusted relationships with Clients;
> Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results;
> A collaborative and team-building attitude;
> Ability to travel and work on-site with our clients;
> Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening);
Your Technology skills: 
You have deep, hands-on design and development background in GCP, across a wide range of GCP services.
You will likely have completed any of the following training:
> Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core infrastructure.
> Architecting with Google Cloud: Design and Process
> Architecting with Google Cloud: Infrastructure
> Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Big Data & Machine Learning
> Google Application Development
You must have a current certification in at least one of:
> Google’s Professional Cloud Architect Certified
> Google’s Professional Data Engineer Certified
Experience in the following domains and technologies is valued:
> Deep, hands-on design and development background in GCP, across a wide range of GCP services;
> Knowledge of DevOps technologies around Continuous Integration & Delivery;
> Familiarity with various delivery methodologies including Agile;
> Hands on experience on container technologies and K8S is a plus;
Your Industry & Functional skills:
Our team has the freedom to operate in multiple industries, including Financial Services, Resources, Products, Communications and Health & Public Services. We welcome all Industry backgrounds.
Your Qualifications:
> Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or another relevant field;
> Minimum 2 years hands-on experience in architecting, designing or implementing solutions on GCP, K8s, and other Google technologies;
> Google’s Professional Cloud Architect certified;
> Google’s Professional Data Engineer Certified;
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependants.

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