• Location: England, London
  • Date Posted: 25th Feb, 2021
  • Reference: 250221LO


Google Cloud Architect - London - £100,000

Who we are looking for:

You are a technologist at heart. Have you ever wondered what you could achieve at a consulting firm that likewise has technology at its heart? This role would suit someone with the vision and drive to contribute to a fast-growing company and who would enjoy having a role in developing themselves, nurturing others and supporting the business growth while maintaining a collaborative culture.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver cloud architecture projects on client engagements, working with innovative and scalable data processing and cloud technologies
  • Understand the client's business, industry, and strategy to create an analysis of the current state, develop an end-state architecture and roadmap that meets the client's vision and needs.
  • Present well-argued options and viewpoints to create alternative solution approaches.
  • Provide technical leadership to development teams and guide the client in a way that allows them to understand technology in the context of their business.




Skills and Experience:
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) familiarity e.g. Organisation, GCE, Cloud Storage, Stackdriver. Ideally have a good understanding of the competitors on the landscape who compete directly with the Google Cloud, e.g. AWS & Microsoft Azure.
  • Solid understanding of traditional and Cloud technologies including fundamental characteristics of cloud, cloud-native design fundamentals, best practices such as Google Cloud solutions reference architecture.
  • Experience in technology architecture, able to help our clients assess their current technology maturity, identify gaps and shape a comprehensive, end-to-end digital blueprint and technology roadmap.
  • Experience of best-practice SaaS products that can complement existing architectures.
  • Knowledge of network, storage and compute technologies and their applications and architectural patterns within both on-premise and cloud platforms.
  • Experience in architecting digital and multi-channel technology solutions, covering all layers of the technology stack, from presentation through to physical infrastructure.




Desirable Skills:
  • Have a professional GCP certification, e.g. Google Cloud Data Engineer, or Google Cloud Architect.
  • Architecture, design, and implementation of Big Data technologies such as BigQuery, Bigtable, Spanner, Dataproc, PubSub and Dataflow.
  • Experience with serverless compute products such as Cloud Functions, Kubernetes, and Cloud Run.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise in Jenkins, Gitlab/Github, Cloud Build or equivalent source code management and CI/CD tools.
  • Experience of automating infrastructure deployment; using any of Deployment Manager, Terraform, Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in designing and delivering services using modern architecture patterns e.g. microservices, RESTful APIs, event-based architecture.
  • Development experience using languages such as Kotlin, Java and Python.


What you get in return:
  • Fast career progression and commitment to your development and growth of skills.
  • A highly collaborative working environment with regular social events.
  • A range of flexible benefits consisting of well-being and lifestyle benefits.
  • 25 days holiday and the ability to flex this to 30 days if you chose to do so.
  • Plus many more benefits!



For more information and to apply, please get in touch or email an up to date CV.


Telephone: 020 3319 9596

Email: l.oneill@frgconsulting.com

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