Cloud Architect (GCP or AWS)

Cloud, Google Compute Platform, GCP, AWS
Full Time, Full Time / Perm
$175-200K + Profit
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Please note I have direct access to the Hiring Director of Cloud on this position.

A leading privately held Global Cloud Managed Service Provider is looking for a Cloud Architect. The company has been in business for 15+ years, is very profitable, has been a Google Enterprise Partner for 10+ years, is also the largest Google Cloud Platform Partner in the U.S. and recently was named Americas Google Partner of the Year. The company has increased revenue 10-fold in the last 5 years to $100+ million, has 150+ employees, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies 8 years in a row and was recently named one of the Best Places to Work.

This is a brand new high exposure position with the opportunity to build out World Class Cloud Infrastructures that will have a significant impact on the company’s financial success.

The Sr. Cloud Architect will:

  • Be responsible for working with large premiere enterprise Clients and Internal Sales Engineers on all technical aspects of Google Cloud Platform deployments
  • Will have top to bottom full responsibility for designing, architecting, building out, scaling and managing new Cloud Infrastructures for clients from the ground up based on Google Compute Platform.
  • Utilize their Cloud expertise to develop best in class state of the art cloud infrastructures.
  • Have full responsibility for the cloud infrastructure from cost modeling, requirement definitions, SOW’s, high level designs (HLD) and diagrams, POC’s, performance analysis, best practices and future scalability opportunities.
  • Lead Cloud Engineers in the actual deployment of new ground up Google Compute Platform Services, hybrid Cloud and On Prem Infrastructures and migration from other Cloud Platforms.

The Sr. Cloud Architect reports directly to the Director of Cloud

Note: The Director will consider an AWS Cloud Architect that is willing to be trained on and deploy GCP until the AWS business spins up mid-2018.

The company offers unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)/Vacation, paid holidays, matching 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision plans, Tuition reimbursement, FSA, Life Insurance, Gym Membership subsidization, catered Breakfast and Lunch every day and flex hours.


Must have extensive experience designing, architecting, building out and deploying Cloud infrastructures from the ground up. Google Compute Platform expertise is preferred, but the company will accept AWS Cloud experts willing to train in and work on GPC deployments until the AWS business is launched.

Must have a breadth of experience with GCP’s Services including Google Compute, GCP Storage, GCP Networking, GCP Big Data, GCP Security, GPC ML and GCP Development Tools and Environments. The Director doesn’t expect the candidate to be an expert in all GCP Services, but the more scope of experience the better.

Must have experience turning technical Cloud requirements and specifications into SOW’s, high level designs (HLD’s) and diagrams and POC’s

Experience architecting ground up new Cloud deployments, hybrid Cloud and On Prem Infrastructures and migrations from Cloud to Cloud Platforms

Must have experience with Kubernetes for automating deployments and management of containerized applications

Experience with Ansible and/or Puppet for cloud provisioning, configuration management and application deployment

Experience writing Python and/or Bash scripts

Experience leading Cloud Engineers during technical Cloud deployments a plus


The following are only a Plus (NOT mandatory):


Google Cloud Architect or Google Cloud Administrator Certification

Experience with a MSP, Professional Services or any client facing role

Any experience within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, etc. will be a huge plus

Understanding of emerging computing trends (Microservices, ML, Big Data, IoT, etc.)

BS and/or MS in Computer Science or a related degree

Any related Certifications: AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, etc.

Posted By

Al Karaptian

Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254

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