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Google Cloud Technical Lead/Architect - Anywhere in U.S. (Travel 70%)

Overview
At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.
We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.
Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Google Cloud Technical Lead/Architect. Qualified candidates can be located anywhere in U.S. and will Travel nationwide at least 70% (M-TH) supporting multiple clients.
Will be assigned to work with Perficient Cloud team and their client accounts as a subject matter expert for Cloud technologies and solutions specifically in Google Cloud and Services. Develops and recommends cloud solutions and strategies, based on the analysis of customer business goals, objectives, needs, and existing systems infrastructure. Viewed by customers as a consultant and performance is typically measured by delivery of agreed solutions within budgeted hours. Provides direction for design activities
Responsibilities
Lead cloud engagements for migrating client environments to the Google Cloud and Google services
Present cloud solution proposals to client
Develops and maintains the Google Cloud architecture for both Perficient's internal and client environments
Continuously provide comparisons among the different cloud provider services; for example, Google, AWS, Azure, etc.
Develop strategies to optimize the utilization of the Cloud instances
Define the operational processes to effectively manage the cloud environment
Help define and develop the DevOps process for deploying and maintaining solutions within the Cloud environment
Evaluate the analytics from the cloud environment to make recommendations for improvements and optimization
Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
Qualifications
Experience as a Lead/Architect for multiple Google Cloud projects a MUST
10+ years of relevant IT Experience with5 years of application development experience (passion for coding required)
Client facing or consulting experience
Experience with Google Services including:
Cloud Dataflow
Cloud Datastore
Cloud Storage
BigQuery
Cloud PubSub
App Engine
Cloud IAM
Stackdriver
Logging
Trace
Cloud SDK
Monitoring
Cloud Console
Cloud Deployment Manager
Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or comparable major.
Current, valid technical Google Cloud Certification highly preferred
Other Requirements Include:
Positive attitude towards customer service at all times
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Proficient in the use of a consultative solution selling methodology
Self-motivated, proactive, and thrive working in an environment with limited supervision
Ability to create high-quality Presentations, Proposals, Statements of Work, and Assessment deliverables
Works well in a team with sales and other technical associates, assuming a leadership role when appropriate
Ability to manage workload in the midst of shifting priorities and challenging deadlines
Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
Phenomenal communicators who can explain and present concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, including high level decision makers.
Solid foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.
More About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.
Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner.
Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.
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