Google Cloud Technical Specialist

Perficient   •  

Fairfax, VA

Less than 5 years

Posted 179 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Lead cloud engagements for migrating client environments to the Google Cloud and Google services
  • Present cloud solution proposals to client
  • Develops and maintains the Google Cloud architecture for both Perficient's internal and client environments
  • Continuously provide comparisons among the different cloud provider services; for example, Google, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Develop strategies to optimize the utilization of the Cloud instances
  • Define the operational processes to effectively manage the cloud environment
  • Help define and develop the DevOps process for deploying and maintaining solutions within the Cloud environment
  • Evaluate the analytics from the cloud environment to make recommendations for improvements and optimization
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
  • Serve as a technical lead and mentor.  Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.



  • Positive attitude towards customer service at all times
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  •  Proficient in the use of a consultative solution selling methodology
  •  Self-motivated, proactive, and thrive working in an environment with limited supervision
  •  Ability to create high-quality Presentations, Proposals, Statements of Work, and Assessment deliverables
  •  Works well in a team with sales and other technical associates, assuming a leadership role when appropriate
  • Ability to manage workload in the midst of shifting priorities and challenging deadlines

  • Current, valid technical Google certifications are highly desired
  • Passionate coders with 3-5 years of application development experience.
  • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
  • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
  • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
  • Phenomenal communicators who can explain and present concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, including high level decision makers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or comparable major.
  • Solid foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Familiarity with some of the below Google Services is desired
    • Cloud Dataflow
    • Cloud Datastore
    • Cloud Storage
    • BigQuery
    • Cloud PubSub
    • App Engine
    • Cloud IAM
    • Stackdriver
    • Logging
    • Trace
    • Cloud SDK
    • Monitoring
    • Cloud Console
    • Cloud Deployment Manager

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.