'Google Cloud' Architect - (Southern California)
WFH Flexible Irvine, CA
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Google Cloud Architect – (Southern CA)

About e360’s Cloud Services Division

e360 is a 30+ year privately-owned company with a focus on our people, our clients and leading technologies. e360’s Cloud Services Division is a rapidly growing business helping clients manage their Cloud technology. Our team is comprised of leaders that focus on delivering innovative consulting solutions that leverage leading and emerging technologies. 

We are a dynamic and entrepreneurial consulting company that offers ample opportunities for professional development and growth suited to each individual’s personal and professional goals. We offer internal, and subsidize external, trainings, and reimburse the cost of technology certification exams and / or renewals. Our family-founded business sees work life fit as a core value that all of our practitioners practice – the value you add to your team is more important than the time that you ‘clock in and out.’ You will have numerous opportunities to interface with senior leadership, and benefit from mentorship internally or through introductions through external networks to support your growth. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute on delivery engagements as the hands-on GCP subject matter expert to solve customer problems and produce      excellent outcomes
  • Create blueprints for hybrid cloud infrastructures centered around GCP (network, server, storage, and management software topologies)
  • Deliver consulting on Cloud Operational Model
  • Provide oversight of delivery throughout implementation
  • Ensure that a quality solution is delivered in a timely manner, within budget, and to our client's satisfaction
  • May collaborate with Sales and Account Management team as a pre-sales resource to assist in identifying and scoping GCP opportunities
  • Be a GCP subject matter expert while understanding how to interact in a multi-cloud environment
  • Contribute to the development of internal best practices as well as new innovative consulting services offerings that we can take to market
  • Contribute to e360 presence and brand in the Cloud and DevOps community

The work you will perform for our business:

· Create methods and frameworks to support sales of our strategy and risk management professional services

· Support pre-sales and post-sales meetings and presentations with our clients

· Ensure a strong understanding of the clients’ needs during project scoping

· Create high quality and impactful proposals to clients and write SOWs for strategy and risk management cybersecurity delivery engagements

· Provide outstanding support to clients and internal teams, and continuously improve our processes

· Help define and bring to market new offerings and capabilities

· Maintain awareness of industry trends and evaluate the applicability of new software technologies to platform development efforts

· Provide leadership of teams and business priorities by building relationships, listening, consulting, and influencing outcomes in both client delivery and sales 

· Create thought leadership and technical content such as blogs, white papers, and marketing collateral to build our marketplace    eminence and support sales conversations


  Qualifications & Interests:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required
  • Ability to travel a 3-4 days per month as needed
  • Minimum of 2 - 5+ years of experience with public, private and hybrid cloud architectures
  • 2+ years of experience working for Consulting firm with a focus on Google Cloud Platform
  • GCP Cloud Architect Professional certification preferred
  • Strong expertise in hands-on implementation of technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies
  • Hands-on experience with adjacent technology areas including Network, Security, Identity and Access Management, Landing Zone best practices and Monitoring
  • Deep understanding of the current state of the art for infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL/NewSQL, networking, and cloud-based delivery models
  • 3+ years of experience with automation platforms and tools (Terraform, Infrastructure as Code, Ansible, Chef, etc.)
  • Technical Experience with GCP
  • 2+ Years with Foundational Services –  Compute Engine, App Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud Storage
  • (Nice to have) 2+ years’ experience with BigQuery and data warehouse
  • Strong preference for additional experience with GKE, data and analytics, multi-cloud solutions (Anthos), AI/ML, developer tools, cloud migration, and DevOps tools/processes in GCP
  • Ability to mix technical expertise with simple, everyday language to deliver a story that is memorable, educational, and useful
  • IaaC, Containers, Terraform, CI/CD Pipeline familiarity, Configuration Management, Service Catalogs and Cloud Management Solutions
  • Motivated self-starter who loves to solve challenging problems and feels comfortable working directly with customers
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent time management skills and able to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume, and evolving work environment
  • Comfortable managing multiple and changing priorities, and meeting deadlines in an entrepreneurial environment

Critical Success Factors

· Strong oral and written skills.

· Excellent documentation skills.

· Excellent time management skills

· Ability to set priorities and meet obligations in a timely manner

· Extremely detail oriented

· Ability to maintain the highest levels of productivity with minimal management oversight