• Senior Solution Architect – Google Cloud Platform

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TEKsystems (Allegis Group Singapore Pte Ltd) , EA Licence No: .10C4544
  • 07 Nov 18

As part of the managed cloud strategy we are seeking an experienced and accomplished Senior Solution Architect specializing in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and other cloud technologies. They will be a recognised subject matter expert and thought leader with deep expertise in providing technical design and implementation advice to both new and existing customers.

The role will be focussed on engaging with our customers and prospects to:

  • Provide advisory and thought leadership on GCP services
  • Deliver architecture and design activities

This role will be working closely with our global Google Practice Team to design and maintain good practice blueprints for our supported workloads.

The role is customer facing, working closely with business and technical influencers, IT Professionals, and the company’s partners in understanding the technical strategy, competitive differentiation, and value proposition of our solutions. The right candidate for the role will have multiple years’ experience with cloud platforms like GCP. They also will have served as a subject matter expert in designing and migrating enterprise-grade applications to live in the cloud. We are looking for the top talent in the industry, highly-skilled in complex cloud deployments and adept at the design and implementation of complex platforms.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership and support on technical solutions to help the company’s Sales teams improve credibility and close deals
  • Understand technology and industry issues that impact business units and IT organizations within large enterprise organizations
  • The ability to adapt communication style to suit audiences ranging from individual engineers and developers to senior management at the VP and C-level
  • Assist in the development and where relevant negotiation of Scope of Work (SOW) documents for professional services engagements
  • Utilize deep technology and business expertise to work with Solution Architects to extract detail from sometimes ambiguous customer/prospect requirements to help design supportable, scalable and where relevant more agile technology solutions
  • Understand complex IT and business customer challenges as well as the specifics of the customers’ business and apply technology and product portfolio knowledge to solve problems in a consultative manner
  • Orchestrate and lead advisory and delivery efforts for Cloud Strategy, and Business transformation through DevOps transformation projects inclusive of discovery, analysis, solution design and implementation
  • Lead on-site technical consulting engagements associated with Professional Services projects
  • Use deep understanding of the application architecture to assess and analyse bottlenecks, hotspots and barriers to scaling/automation
  • When required, works under a professional services agreement to deliver proof of concept and full-scale transformations that enable automation, continuous integration/deployment and auto-scaling to customer applications
  • Build strong internal and external relationships across technical and commercial sides of the business and customers to optimise technical and sales/customer engagements
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Advise and assist with cloud migration projects for enterprise and/or strategic customers.
  • Where relevant, evangelise the company’s services and products to large audiences at trade shows
  • Drive regular social media activity into the tech community to help deliver the company’s PR and become regarded as a thought leader
  • Assist with the development of in-region collateral with marketing and sales teams for new and existing products
  • Responsible for adhering to company security policies and procedure

The Candidate

  • Google Cloud Services including Compute Engine, App Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud DNS, Cloud Storage, Cloud Interconnect, Cloud Load Balancing, and BigQuery
  • Serverless and Microservices architectures
  • Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems
  • VLANs, layer2/3 routing, access lists & load balancing
  • Infrastructure automation toolsets such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Excellent knowledge of application development, delivery and infrastructure automation
  • Design of native Cloud applications, Cloud application design patterns and practices
  • An understanding of critical supporting systems, including: Order Management, Warehouse management, ERP, Service Bus, Product Information Management, CRM and CMS
  • Programming languages (C, C++, Java, R, Nodejs, Python)
  • Web development (AJAX)
  • Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Continuous Integration toolset experience (Jenkins, Bamboo, Circle CI)
  • Kubernetes deployment and operational experience
  • Google Certifications (Cloud Architect, Data Engineer)
  • One or more certifications in another Cloud Platform GCP tools to monitor and alert availability and performance through the Google Portal

Interested candidates can either forward their CVs in MS Word Format to keshwin.dhillon@teksystems.com or contact, Keshwin in our Singapore Office, at +65 6511 8540 for a preliminary and confidential discussion.

Allegis Group Singapore Pte Ltd, Company Reg No. 200909448N, EA Licence No. 10C4544