GCP Platform Architect (Google Cloud) at Appsbroker Ltd, Swindon, 13 Weeks, £650 per day

£650 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Remote (Swindon, UK)
  • Feb 15, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Are you looking for us?

Appsbroker is Google's largest Premier Partner in Europe. Our expertise in Data, Application development, Infrastructure and Managed Services helps us to solve big hairy problems for some of the world's most exciting brands using Google Cloud Technology.

Are we looking for you?

You are passionate about delivering value to customers and prized for going the extra mile. You're flexible and creative in your approach and prepared to make a difference. You're professional - fair, honest and committed. You're happy to travel/work from client sites and excited to get involved in the next big thing' whatever that might be

Skills that come naturally to you...

  • Engineering and DevOps mindset
  • Able to Architect and then deliver a solution
  • Client engagement and/or project delivery
  • Collaborative and proactive
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Articulate, persuasive and commercially aware

Skills we definitely need for this contract...

  • Platform and/or DevOps engineering experience for enterprise customers
  • Take ownership of a client delivery and lead the project team, from the engineering perspective
  • GCP Design and then delivery experience
  • GCP Certifications (preferred, but hands on experience on GCP is essential)
  • The ability to re-architect an existing software system so that it is modern and container friendly
  • Greenfield platform building and/or large scale migration experience
  • We need an Architect who will engineer - so this role is hands on

Experience with any of the following;

  • Containers, Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Strong Linux
  • VMWare
  • Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • Estate and Patch management
  • CI/CD
  • Coding/Programming experience, ideally with Python

The Role - 80%

Appsbroker is dynamic and the role is varied so you'll get involved in a wide range of activities but here are the main customer facing things we'll need you to do:

  • Engineering on client delivery project
  • Consultative delivery of Platform engineering solutions
  • Being a champion for your client
  • Be enthusiastic and team orientated
  • Document reviews and NFR support for projects
  • Create and deliver engaging presentations, on occasion
  • Understand resilient, load balanced and secure platform systems

The Role - 20%

  • Help to evolve the team and the Platform function - and the rest of the business - by sharing your knowledge and skills
  • Seek out opportunities to continuously improve the team's performance, coaching and mentoring more junior members
  • Contribute your ideas and skills to internal R&D and business improvement projects

Appsbroker is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.


Remote - Home based

Or Swindon, Wiltshire

Or Monument, London