GCP Cloud Architect

Zürich, CH; Geneva, CH; Bern, CH; Basel, CH; Lausanne, CH; Lugano, CH; St. Gallen, Switzerland

GCP Cloud Architect

When you join Nordcloud you become part of a rapidly growing organization, where you will set your career on track for outstanding achievement within a company, which knows no limits. Our customers are well-known enterprises, that are seeking to be a part of #TheCloudRevolution and benefit from the ability to innovate faster than ever.

To enable that growth, we’re looking for a GCP Cloud Architect to join our world-class team and help our customers gain the maximum benefits of the cloud.

What does a GCP Cloud Architect actually do?

Senior GCP Architect is a public cloud expert who acts as a technical consultant towards developers and platform users guiding them in the best use of the GCP. In addition, cloud architect takes part in the design and implementation of cloud infrastructure solutions and services for our customers’ needs.

At Nordcloud, you’ll find yourself participating in various projects, from fresh cloud infrastructure builds and migrations, to security implementations and big data or IoT projects.

A guaranteed 100% of the projects you’ll carry out are public cloud-based.

What do you need to be successful in this role:

  • Public cloud platform expert knowledge of Google Cloud (AWS and/ or Azure is a plus)
  • A background as Linux OR Windows system administrator or backend developer
  • Coding/scripting skills (Bash, Python, etc.) 
  • Hands-on experience in creating solution architectures
  • Designing and implementing landing zone architectures
  • Infrastructure as code, i.e. Terraform, Deployment Manager, CDK, and similar
  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines
  • Production experience in container orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm, or OpenShift)
  • Willingness to experiment with and learn brand-new technologies (e.g. Anthos)
  • Knowledge of on-premises technologies (e.g. VMware, OpenStack, or Hyper-V)
  • Knowledge of security, network, virtualization, load balancer, storage, and database
  • Active customer consultant and pre-sales attitude

What makes us smile even more is if you bring some of the following skills:

  • Fluent German skills
  • Experience and knowledge of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or PCI Data Security Standard version 1.2 (PCI DSS)
  • It’s an extra asset if you know or are willing to know more about Big Data / Machine Learning types of projects

Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

  • Brilliant and friendly colleagues comprising 30+ nationalities from all over the world 
  • We’re continuously developing our business – that means, we’re not stuck with the attitude of doing things as they’ve always been done
  • A chance to work with a variety of high-profile customers from across industries 
  • Work when you’re the most productive. Do you get up early or can’t work before your 3rd coffee? We offer flexible working hours. As long as the customer is happy, your colleagues are happy and you are happy – we are happy as well!
  • Events & fun – besides all your interesting work assignments, feel free to enjoy our extra-curricular activities (due to the current situation – Virtual ones) 
  • We grow together! There’s a possibility to gather valued certificates and participate in world-class courses and training and become a Multi-Cloud-Expert!!!– choose from various courses to ensure continuous learning with a personal training budget

Relevant certifications are appreciated.

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The first impression of our team and the Nordcloudian culture you can get on our INSTAGRAM profile.

About Nordcloud

Nordcloud is a European leader in cloud implementation, application development, managed services, and training. It’s a recognized cloud-native pioneer with a proven track record helping organizations leverage the public cloud in a way that balances quick wins, immediate savings, and sustainable value. As well as partnering with VMware, Nordcloud is triple-certified across Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Amazon Web Services – and is featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Nordcloud has 10 European hubs, over 900 employees and has delivered over 1,000 successful cloud projects for companies ranging from mid-size to large corporates. IBM announced its acquisition of Nordcloud on December 21, 2020.

We are digital builders born in the cloud. Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!


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