Engineering Solutions Architect, Cloud Platform for Google (Mountain View, CA)

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Team: Technical Solutions

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This position is based in Mountain View, CA.

The area: Cloud Partner Engineering

Google has been operating one of the biggest cloud computing infrastructures for years and now we’re opening up our platform to bring massively efficient cloud services to consumers everywhere. From the startup in a garage to governments crunching big data to the future of enterprise computing, the Google Cloud Platform allows users to take advantage of Google’s scale and speed so they can focus development. Our team of technical account managers and software engineers work with partners across all functions to develop solutions that harness Google’s planet-wide platform to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

The role: Engineering Solutions Architect, Cloud Platform

We are looking for a visionary Engineering Solutions Architect to join our innovative and tight-knit Cloud Platform Solutions team in Engineering. You are an experienced cloud software engineering leader who sees the big picture of where Cloud computing is heading and wants to be at the forefront of a new era of computing. You want to lead the change by researching and inventing new engineering solutions that will push forward the adoption of Cloud Computing. As an Engineering Solutions Architect, you will leverage your extensive solutions-oriented implementation experience and your comprehensive understanding of Cloud technology to deliver unmatched business value. We are here to lead the Computing Industry forward. You will play a critical role in this revolution!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a go-to-market strategy to grow mindshare and marketshare for the Google Cloud Platform, including App Engine, Big Data, Compute Engine, and more. We expect you to quickly ramp up as a subject matter expert for the Google Cloud Platform and become the go-to person for architecting elegant solutions on the Google Cloud Platform. You will play a major role in increasing technology’s accessibility for consumers on an unprecedented scale.

The breadth and depth of your experience has positioned you to own the technical engagement and ultimate success of the design and architecture for specific implementation projects. You will have opportunities to lead and consult teams of system integrators and technology partners to implement and design the new enterprise systems in the Cloud. Your exceptional customer-facing skills will enable you to drive discussions with senior personnel/executives regarding trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation. You will empower large and small businesses to focus their efforts on the strategic core differentiators for their business.

We are looking for a technical expert in the Cloud software area who excels at creative problem solving and strategic business relationship development. You will apply your expertise of the Cloud computing stack, broad software technologies, and open source tools to resolve what are often considered seemingly unsolvable Cloud technology platform challenges for our customers. You strongly believe that you can help any industry to build their next generation business softwares in the Cloud and you want to make it happen. This is a hands-on technical leadership role with a high potential for career advancement. If you are a versatile software engineer who has that kind of entrepreneurial drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced, startup-like environment, Google’s Cloud Platform Solutions team wants to talk to you.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Math (or related technical major). In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant experience.
  • 3 years experience in architecture and software implementation in one or more of these Cloud application areas: PaaS, IaaS, SaaS. Solid understanding of the Google Cloud Platform product areas such as App Engine, Compute Engine, BigQuery, etc. Strong experience with Web Technologies, Modern Programming Languages (Python, Java, JavaScript, JSON, HTML5) , and/or Unix/Linux.
  • Experience with Internet networking protocols, Cloud infrastructures, and programming abilities in two or more of the following languages: Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5.

The Big Picture

Mountain View (Global HQ)

Want to stop talking about changing the world and actually do it? At Google Mountain View, our global headquarters, we make products for hundreds of millions of users around the world that change the ways they create, share, communicate, collaborate and do business.

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Technical Solutions

Take on technology challenges that don’t have simple answers as you bridge technology and business.

Team: Technical Solutions

Engineering Solutions Architect, Cloud Platform

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Team: Technical Solutions

Apply now

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