Job description Posted 12 May 2022

GCP Data Architect


6 months

£701.80pd UMB

£541.97pd PAYE

My Client is looking for a Data Architect with a deep, hands-on design and development background in GCP. This role will be based in Stevenage for a 6 month contract.


• Create business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of GCP and hybrid cloud

• Develop solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates

• Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable, highly available, secure, and reliable platforms and architectures on GCP full-stack.

• Experience as a google cloud architect.

• Delivering within an agile based Scrum team.

• A track record of translating business needs into strategy, architecture and executable roadmaps and leading architecture in support of a significant portfolio of change.

• Experience of making complex design decisions with authority, even in times of ambiguity, balancing advancing strategy, immediate business needs and potential long-term risks and implications.

• Strong analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems at scale.

• Built effective networks internally and created opportunities for others to work collaboratively.

• Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences including senior executives, business, architecture governance bodies and IT delivery.

• Ability to work globally and across cultures.


• Deep, hands-on design and development background in GCP, across a wide range of GCP services;

• Experience in implementing applications onto cloud platforms and usage of their major components in order to define cloud native application architectures such as Microservices, Service Mesh or Data Streaming applications

• Hands on Infrastructure-as-Code technologies: Terraform, Ansible & knowledge of DevOps.

• Experience of architecting Google Data and Integration solutions (DataProc, DataFusion, DataFlow, Pub/Sub)

Certificates (preferred)

- Cloud Architect

- Data Engineer

- Cloud DevOps Engineer