GCP – Google Cloud Architect

El Segundo-CA
  Category :  Architects 

Job Description

Google Cloud Architect

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Client is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Opportunity:
The GCP Cloud Architect will oversee the architecture, design and implementation of all public & private cloud environments supporting Client’s mission of going Cloud-First. This person will play a key role in developing cloud governance model and overall cloud strategy. This strategy incorporates cloud adoption plans, cloud application design as well as cloud management and monitoring. This position reports directly to the Director of Capacity Planning & Strategy.

What Your Impact Will Be:

  • Leading cultural change for cloud adoption
  • Developing and coordinating cloud architecture
  • Developing a cloud strategy and coordinating the adaptation process
  • Develop a cost management strategy & oversee its implementation
  • Develop architecture & oversee implementation of Cloud Automation Engine
  • SME for Cloud workloads including architecture and operations of Google and Azure clouds
  • In conjunction with the design team, defines the overall architecture and migration plan of virtualized environment to the public cloud(s)
  • Define and maintain architectural, process and policy standards for all aspects of the cloud computing environments
  • Analyzes the current architecture to identify deficiencies and develops opportunities for cost improvements and lead implementation
  • Analyzes business requirements and develops migration and application workload migration strategy
  • Develop internal and outsourced team members to effectively delivery and support the environment

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years of experience working in an enterprise IT environment
  • Google or Microsoft cloud certifications
  • Knowledge and experience with automation technologies such as Terraform and Ansible as well as cloud management / deployment tools
  • Extensive experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, Ruby and C++
  • Knowledge and experience with hybrid service using both cloud native services, IaaS and PaaS environment
  • Knowledge in data storage and security technologies
  • Ability to design and implement cloud infrastructure, platforms and applications
  • Ability to collaborate with developers and enterprise architects on leading changes or introduce new cloud-specific technologies
  • Strong people skills with excellent verbal & written presentation communication
  • Excellent leadership skills on leading implementations of cloud automation, workload placements and cost management
  • Excellent written & oral skills in dealing with cloud vendors and providers
  • Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment with the ability to handle ambiguity, juggle many tasks at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another

What It’s Like To Work Here:
We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors

  • We collaborate Being a part of Client means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate At Client we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.
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