Job Description

Google Cloud Platform Technical Architect (Senior Analyst, Specialist, Associate Manager and Manager)

Job Location: London (preferred) / Manchester

Schedule: Full-time

Salary: £38,000 - £80,000

Travel: up to 100%

Closing Date:  31/08/2019

(Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found)




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.


What we are after:


We're looking for people who can work through the life-cycle of a project. Dependent on experience we are recruiting at all levels, Senior Analyst, Specialist, Associate Manager and Manager


Your Role:


The role is within a specialized cloud-native architecture team, your key focus areas:


·      Helping Clients to turn their strategy into reality for the next generation of cloud-based applications running on GCP, enabling the transition from traditional platforms to New IT cloud ready architectures

·      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


Your Responsibilities:


·      Creating business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of GCP and hybrid cloud

·      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


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

·      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

·      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


You must have a current certification in at least one of:

·       Google’s Professional Cloud Architect Certified

·       Google’s Professional Data Engineer Certified


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

About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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