Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Architect

Architect, Google Cloud Platform, GCP, Apigee EDGE
Full Time, Long Term Contract

Job Description

Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee Architect

San Ramon, CA

Long Term Contract

  • The Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee Architect role is responsible for delivery and implementation of Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee EDGE infrastructure and APIs. The ideal candidate would also be responsible for developing and delivering Apigee solutions to meet today's high demand in areas such as AI/ML, IoT, advanced analytics, open source, enterprise collaboration, Microservices, server less, etc. The Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee Architect will work with customers, cloud partners, and other internal groups to evaluate supporting new technologies and industry specific use cases and architectures based on client needs. Using Google Cloud Platform's (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee EDGE API Management platform, our Apigee Architects professionals implement state-of-the-art, scalable, high performance solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and emerging digital applications.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Lead Apigee solution delivery engagements, along with consultants and client teams for a successful delivery of solutions
  • Through a formal sales process, work with the Sales team to identify and qualify Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee opportunities.
  • Lead solution and scoping to generate estimates and approaches for proposals and SOWs for customers.
  • Conduct full technical discovery, identifying pain points, business and technical requirements, "as is" and "to be" scenarios.
  • Assess the full technology stack of services requiring integration with Apigee including PaaS (Platform as-a-service), IaaS (Infrastructure as-a-service), SaaS (software as-a-service), operations, management and automation including existing and future planned customer infrastructure
  • Lead the discussions and early analysis of the cloud native concepts to Cloud methodology so that clear use cases are developed and prioritized as well as transitioning these concepts from ideas to proof-of-concepts with the full support of the appropriate teams.
  • Compare solution alternatives across both technical and business parameters which support the define cost and service requirements.
  • Work with Client Enterprise Architects and SMEs to Develop and promote the overall future-state enterprise API architecture
  • Provide strong technical leadership and guidance to both customer and internal project teams
  • Drive implementation of Apigee in future-state architectures
  • Define Apigee infrastructure, API architecture & roadmaps
  • Lead technical architecture, Apigee EDGE deployment, and API build estimating, design, and implementation processes
  • Creates and maintains architecture blueprints to support product and development backlog
  • Creates sequence flows and Open API specs for developers
  • Provides architecture guidance to the developers throughout development sprints
  • Work with customers and/or internal teams to understand requirements of infrastructure components
  • Apply Methodology, reusable assets, and previous work experience to deliver consistently high-quality work.
  • Deliver written or oral status reports regularly.
  • Stay educated on new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.
  • Adapt to existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Use considerable judgment to define solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
  • Prepare and deliver product messaging in an effort to highlight value proposition and unique differentiators.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Establish methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
  • Manage small teams of Apigee/API Architects and/or work efforts (if in an independent contributor role) at a client or within Orgspire.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of technical solutions implementation, architecture design, evaluation, and investigation in a cloud native environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) Apigee EDGE platform and a passion for learning new technologies.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on application architecture focus where solution architect engaged with clients, systems analysts, technical resources, developers and testers to develop scalable and resilient software systems that leverage Apigee.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Client Management and/or Project Management experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience scripting cloud provisioning and management (i.e. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Apigee best practices and standards for interfaces (API/ Service, Message, File, Event-driven, etc.)
  • Knowledge of API governance processes including DevOps/CI/CD
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years' work experience
  • Ability to meet travel requirements (100% Monday-Thursday)

Posted By

Raghu Ram

Dice Id : 10210953
Position Id : 2020-5277
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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