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Cloud Services - Google Cloud Architect

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00638475


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Google Cloud Architect

Always wanted to be part of a winning team, continuously develop yourself and be part of projects that makes a difference for our clients on a global scale? If you are, then Accenture can provide the best opportunities for you to grow and learn. As part of Accenture Cloud Services you will be supporting our clients in their journey to become true digital disrupting businesses by creating their cloud strategy, business operating models, and lead conversion to an agile and completely automated environment with the latest technology to release the ‘new’. Accenture and it’s 430.000 employees are making a difference every day for our clients to prepare them for the future and you can become part of this.


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. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

As part of our Cloud service line, you will lead IT innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions. There will never be a typical day and you will continuously experience and learn. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges.

We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Come grow your career in the latest IT at Accenture!

The Cloud Practice includes our deepest Google Cloud experts and supports Accenture’s more than 1,000+ practitioners skilled in Google Cloud technologies across the company. Join our team and be among Accenture’s most talented Cloud practitioners. The group is responsible for Accenture’s most complex Cloud projects and provides our delivery capability for the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group (AGBG). Choosing Accenture and the Cloud Practice will take your Google Cloud experience and skills to the next level and allow you to work in an innovative and collaborative environment. At Accenture, you can lead the world’s largest enterprises on the path to native cloud transformation and serverless, on the leading edge of cloud.

Learn more about our AGBG and Google Cloud at Accenture here:

Key Responsibilities May Include

Interact with management levels at a client and/or within Accenture

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Google Cloud and minimum of 3 years of experience with comparable Cloud vendors such as AWS or Azure. Candidate must have strong experience with multiple Google Cloud services.
  • Candidate must have at least Professional Google Cloud Architect certification.
  • Hands-on Cloud (e.g. Google Cloud or comparable Cloud vendor) experience with at least 3 Enterprise scale implementations.
  • Experience with at least Linux and scripted languages.
  • Experience with core Google Cloud architecture, including areas such as:
    • Organizations, Identity & Account Management (IAM), VPC, Stackdriver
    • Resilient and scalable architectures and solutions
    • Knowledge of DevOps technologies around Continuous Integration & Delivery
    • Cloud Deployment Manager and third-party automation approach/strategy
    • Network connectivity, Load Balancing, Cloud Interconnect and VPN
    • Google Cloud Cost Management and Optimization
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experienced Google Cloud Architect with specialization in at least 5 of the following areas:
    • Google Cloud Strategy: Business Case development, infrastructure/application assessment and migration planning, Cloud Operating Model design
    • Google Cloud Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third party security tools/platforms, encryption/KMS, IAM policies/roles, Cloud Armor, WAF, etc.
    • Cloud Native Application Architecture: Google Compute/App Engine, Serverless architecture, Cloud Functions, Cloud Endpoints, Containers (Kubernetes) and Microservices, Lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, React), single page applications, and modern web applications
    • Strong hands-on experience with Go and Python/Java.
    • Google Cloud Migration: Optimization of applications to scalable cloud designs, rearchitecting applications to modern cloud patterns, and database migration (including cross-platform)
    • Support cloud migrations of enterprise application workloads on Google Cloud (e.g.  SAP, Oracle, Application Portfolio Optimization)
    • Big Data: BigTable, Spanner, BigQuery, orchestration frameworks such as Google DataFlow/DataProc. Understanding the analytics and Machine Learning capabilities of Google Cloud and how to leverage its services
    • DevOps and Infrastructure as Code: Google Cloud infrastructure and application automation utilizing Cloud Deployment Manager and third-party tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). CI/CD pipeline setup utilizing Google Cloud services such as Cloud Build
    • Experienced in Agile Methodologies
    • Experience with infrastructure and application architecture patterns and best practices
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

We offer

You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in capability area and in an environment with the focus on personal development.

Moreover, you will have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program.


We are eager to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and apply with your cv and application letter. Accenture cares about privacy and we process personal data in accordance with our privacy statement. In order to be compliant with our privacy policy, we kindly request you only to apply for the position on the Accenture website.

For more information about this vacancy contact Alexander Wich. Telephone number: +31622188735 or email

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