Google Cloud Partner Architect

Chicago, IL, United States
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Solstice is an innovation and emerging technology firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers. As instructors and coaches, we help companies transform from the inside out by adopting a high-speed culture of innovation. We’re strategists, researchers, designers and engineers hell-bent on changing the way the world does business. We’re headquartered in Chicago and have delivery offices in New York, London, and Buenos Aires. 

We are looking for a technology-driven and detail-oriented Google Cloud Partner Architect to join our Partnerships team and continue Solstice's rapid growth. You’ll be joining an arm of our thought leaders and consultants focused on expanding our partnership relationships with Google Cloud. You will operate in a fast-paced environment on a small, nimble team. Translation: you have an opportunity to make a big impact on Solstice and your career. In this role, you’ll support critical partnership management, expansion of our GCP footprint and drive new innovative work across our capabilities. 

What you'll be doing:

  • The primary technical architect for our Google Partnership team being able to deeply integrate with Google’s technical staff and ensure the strength of our services with them
  • Work to create technical content and deliverables for the Google Partner team surrounding the priority GCP workloads that Solstice is working to build.
  • Be the glue between our Solstice’s Google Partner Manager and Solstice’s Engineering staff to provide support of existing GCP projects, management learning development, and certifications.
  • Provide pre-sales and new opportunity pursuit for all active opportunities that are Google identified leaders by providing subject matter expertise, architecture diagrams, develop proof of concepts and other strategic activities to win the business.
  • Create marketing content via blogs, meetup, podcasts and/or speaking engagements to raise our presence in the market as a thought leader on the GCP platform.
  • Work with our capability leadership teams to ensure the growth of that these skills are aligned along the GCP platform for their area of impact such as Cloud Native, Artificial Intelligence, Data Platforms, Cloud Security, IoT, Mobile, and Web Experiences.
  • As needed, work on specific client projects to bring subject matter expertise to the project team and conduct necessary engineering task in order to deliver the client outcomes.
  • Define the GCP Cloud Architecture for both hybrid and non-hybrid cloud solution. Be the go-to person for GCP Cloud Architecture. You should have a deep understanding of IaaS and PaaS services offered on cloud platforms and understand how to use them together to build complex solutions. 

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years cloud technology experience with 2+ Google cloud required 
  • Self-starter with in-depth hands-on work experience with large-scale implementations of Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Knowledge of J2EE, .NET, and cloud technologies development languages and tools, to continue with development
  • Experience with distributed computing, cloud security, IaaS & PaaS architectures, knowledge of big data/analytics, CI/CD, DevOps, SRE and networking concepts
  • Experience helping development teams build and deploy microservices-based applications in the public cloud. Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and other Container Orchestration and API exposure platforms
  • Ability to work independently and make recommendations and decisions autonomously
  • Understanding and passion for human-centered design and the agile software development lifecycle including Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment tools and processes
  • Extroverted and empathetic that thrives in fast-paced environments and has a passion for emerging technologies that meet business outcomes
  • Google certifications highly preferred in Google Professional Cloud Architect, Data Engineer, Cloud Developer
  • Up to 20% travel required

We welcome Solsties to show up as their full selves everyday. Because this is so important to us, Solstice is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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