Job Title: GCP Architect
Location: London, UK
Company: London Data Consulting (LDC)
London Data Consulting (LDC) is a premier data-driven consulting firm, committed to delivering innovative solutions and actionable insights to businesses across diverse industries. Our mission is to help our clients optimize their operations, drive growth, and make data-driven decisions by leveraging cutting-edge technology and expertise.
We are currently seeking an experienced and highly skilled GCP Architect to join our dynamic team in London. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud architecture, specifically in Google Cloud Platform (GCP), along with excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
- Design, implement, and manage cloud-based solutions using Google Cloud Platform, ensuring optimal performance, security, and scalability.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, engineers, and domain experts to define project requirements and develop end-to-end cloud solutions.
- Develop and maintain GCP Infrastructure as Code (IAC) templates and scripts to automate the deployment and management of cloud resources.
- Evaluate and recommend GCP services and tools based on project needs and industry best practices.
- Optimize and monitor cloud infrastructure for cost efficiency, performance, and security.
- Provide technical guidance and support to clients and internal teams during the implementation and migration of projects to GCP.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, tools, and best practices in GCP and cloud architecture and contribute to the company’s continuous growth and improvement.
- Ensure data security and compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
- A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in cloud architecture, with at least 3 years focusing on Google Cloud Platform.
- Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification or equivalent professional experience.
- Strong knowledge of GCP services, tools, and best practices, including Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, BigQuery, VPC, and IAM.
- Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in cloud development, such as Python, Java, or Go.
- Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools, such as Google Cloud Deployment Manager, Terraform, or Pulumi.
- Familiarity with containerization technologies, like Docker and Kubernetes, and CI/CD pipelines.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
- Comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, dental, and vision coverage.
- Generous vacation and flexible working hours.
- Opportunity to work with a diverse and talented team on cutting-edge projects.
- A supportive work environment that promotes personal and professional growth.
At LDC, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, or disability.
If you are an accomplished GCP Architect looking to make a significant impact on businesses through state-of-the-art cloud solutions, we want to hear from you! Apply today by submitting your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role.