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GCP Cloud Architect

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Data Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Gintare Butkute

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-90352_1641392011

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Startdate:


GCP Cloud Architect

We are looking for a GCP Cloud Architect with 5+ years of experience based in The Netherlands or willing to relocate on short notice. The key responsibilities of the role include architecture and design, for Datacentre and public cloud environment, providing the right frameworks and blueprints for the cloud infrastructure. Ensure that the environments are designed in such a way that the meet the program / project scope and business requirements. Act as a technical lead during the project life cycle as well as define and document roadmaps for this domain. The ideal candidate for this role has deep technical knowledge and experience in GCP, holding relevant certifications.

Key responsibilities:

  • Gather business and functional requirements.
  • Definition, Architecture and Design of GCP landing zone and cloud environment.
  • Create and maintain design guidelines, to provide a uniform framework to build services upon.
  • Produce documentation for the engineering teams to build the solutions.
  • Provide steer on how to use code to model the designs and deployment, and provide the right level of abstraction, to drive the right decisions in architectures.
  • Work with Operational / Engineering and implementation Teams and propose new ideas of automation and be part of initiation of the coding.
  • Develop architectures for first-of type deployments into GCP Cloud.
  • Drive POCs.

Must have skills & experience:

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience in GCP is a must, preferably holding relevant certifications.
  • Experience in different service models such as IaaS, PaaS, CaaS and FaaS on GCP.
  • Container Orchestration such as Kubernetes and Container platforms such as Docker.
  • Good understanding of licensing structures on GCP.
  • Automation, Infrastructure as code, CI/CD Automation and Configuration Management.
  • Cloud adoption/migration frameworks/projects including workload placement strategies.
  • Cloud connectivity and workload mobility in multi and hybrid cloud environments.
  • Security in the cloud, especially on the network and data layers.
  • Strong understanding of security concepts such as micro segmentation, DDOS protection, Web Application Firewalls, API Gateways, SSL.
  • Enterprise level compliancy and regulations with regards to public cloud.
  • Familiar with the network concepts such as IPv4/IPv6, VLAN/Subnets/VRF, DMZ, CIDR, NSX, VPC, SDN, NFV) to a level good enough to work together with network design colleagues to produce high level designs.
  • Experience in defining cloud architectures and ensure environments for target cloud environments are setup in line with company policies. Define plan for cloud migrations, including cloud readiness designs, migration execution, CI/CD pipeline.
  • Extensive experience in designing complex and large-scale cloud projects.
  • Overall Application infrastructure design and implementation experience.
  • Experience in Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery.
  • Experience in workload mobility in hybrid cloud environments.
  • Integration experience with IT Infrastructure and Operations Management tools such as monitoring, patching, backup, CMDB, IAM, operational Insights.
  • Good understanding of Security in the private cloud, especially on the network and data layers.
  • Knowledge and understanding of AWS is an advantage.
  • Agile way of working.

Education & certification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or other technical studies.
  • Solution architect certification.

Don't delay - send your CV to gintare.butkute@darwinrecruitment.com, message me via LinkedIn, or give me a call right away!

Kind regards,

Gintare Butkute | Delivery Consultant


+ 31 (0) 20 - 30 58557

Darwin Recruitment

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