Google Cloud Architect

Naperville, IL or Remote | Full Time | Remote


Egen is a fast-growing and entrepreneurial company with a data-first mindset. We bring together the best engineering talent working with the most advanced technology platforms, including Google Cloud and Salesforce, to help clients drive action and impact through data and insights. We are committed to being a place where the best people choose to work so they can apply their engineering and technology expertise to envision what is next for how data and platforms can change the world for the better. We are dedicated to learning, thrive on solving tough problems, and continually innovate to achieve fast, effective results.

We are looking for a Google Architect to lead the architecture and implementation of large, complex projects, focus on key customer solutions, and design and deliver modern architectures in GCP.


  • Develop and communicate robust architecture principles that align with business objectives and industry best practices
  • Establish and enforce architectural standards to ensure consistency, scalability, and maintainability across all data and AI solutions
  • Drive the design and implementation of cutting-edge data and AI solutions and accelerators
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends, advocating for innovative solutions that enhance our technical landscape
  • Provide guidance and mentorship, fostering their career growth and skill development for future architects
  • Create a supportive and collaborative environment that encourages continuous learning and architectural knowledge
  • Oversee the end-to-end delivery process, ensuring that data and AI solutions are delivered on time, within budget, and meet high-quality standards
  • Collaborate with project teams to address architectural challenges and optimize system performance
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including software developers, data engineers, and business stakeholders, to align technical solutions with business goals
  • Communicate complex technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Identify and mitigate architectural risks associated with key/complex engagements
  • Ensure compliance with data governance, security, and privacy regulations in all architectural decisions
  • Assist pre-sales teams with architectural strategy and review for new opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • 10+ years of experience as a Cloud Architect. Google Cloud experience is preferred.
  • Experience with microservices and event-driven architectures in apps as well as data platforms
  • Adept at technical communication to technical and non-technical customers, partners, and stakeholders
  • In-depth knowledge of Security and Networking in GCP including IP networking, VPN’s, DNS, load balancing and firewalls
  • Adept at articulating, architecting and implementing cloud-native technologies on the Google Cloud Platform such as Cloud Storage, GKE, BiqQuery, Cloud Run, Pub/Sub etc.
  • Experience in infrastructure automation through Terraform
  • Experience with software development lifecycle(SDLC) and agile/iterative Methodologies
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks including understanding of GitOps approaches
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