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    Cloud Solutions Architect

    Are you a GCP Solutions Architect with a passion for implementing innovative solutions on the cloud and solving challenging real-world problems?

    First Derivative provide managed services and consulting to our clients in the capital markets sector worldwide, with a focus on supporting mission-critical systems and helping them achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

    Joining First Derivative as a Cloud Solution Architect, you will be a recognized GCP expert, developing cloud migration, modernization, and hybrid-cloud acumen to craft highly scalable and resilient cloud architectures that solve customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of GCP services.

    Alongside this, you will have the technical depth and business experience to easily communicate the benefits of GCP services to IT architects, engineering teams, and C-Level executives. Collaborating with cross-functional teams and thinking strategically to solve complex business and technical problems.

    What will you do?
    • Manage technical engagements, adjusting to the projects as needed.
    • Create in-house MVPs (Minimum Viable Products) to demonstrate company knowhow to clients in pre-sales discussions and create POCs (Proof of Concepts) for clients to highlight different paths to the agreed end state
    • Serve as a technical expert in GCP, supporting clients with complex commercial and technical challenges.
    • Stay up to date with GCP service offerings to extract technical and business insights, and a desire to stay current on new offerings and the latest industry developments.
    What experience will you have?
    • 8+ years of experience as a solutions architect, software engineer, technical consultant, or technical pre-sales in Enterprise IT.
    • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and 3+ years architecting/designing solutions built on GCP cloud
    • Broad technology experience across cloud architecture, applications development, relational databases, NoSQL databases, analytics, machine learning, networking, DevOps, containers, serverless, CI/CD, cloud migrations, or IT transformations
    • Sound business judgment with proven ability to influence business stakeholders
    • Demonstrated ability to be a “trusted advisor” to clients.

    This role can be based in London, Belfast, Newry, Lodz, Toronto.

    Working for First Derivative:

    At First Derivative, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.

    We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

    Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Extensive Health Care Package
    • Pension plan
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Annual leave increasing with service
    • Group Life Protection Benefit
    • Training opportunities
    • First Derivative Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar

    To apply to this role, please forward your CV to