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As part of our 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:
This role will be working closely with our global Google Practice Team to design and maintain good practice blueprints for our supported workloads.
The value of the Senior Solution Architect is to:
Applicants should have a proven capability to understand client capabilities, application-based architecture best practices, commercial models and other requirements which will help customers plan and execute their transformations to GCP.
Successful candidates will also possess hands-on experience with a broad variety of Enterprise computing infrastructure and cloud computing technologies and will be well versed in various business verticals and the specific challenges they face. Applicants may be required to work on site with customers and other Rackers.
The role is customer facing, working closely with business and technical influencers, IT Professionals, and Rackspace 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.
Strong demonstrable experience and skills in the following areas are either mandatory or beneficial: