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Google Cloud Platform Technical Architect

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00595819


- Job description

Role: Google Cloud Platform Technical Architect

Location: Newcastle

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00624756


Career Levels: we have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels


Salary: £25,000 to £73,700+ (depending on skills and experience) 


Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.


Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialized skills and tailored solutions.


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 NewIT 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;

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

What responsibilities will you have?

  • 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;

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

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


What academic qualifications do you need?


Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or another relevant field

Extensive hands-on experience in architecting, designing or implementing solutions on GCP, K8s, and other Google technologies

….. would be awesome if;

Google’s Professional Cloud Architect Certified

Google’s Professional Data Engineer Certified 


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS


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 dependents.


About Accenture


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.


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