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Sales Engineer, Application Modernization, Google Cloud

Seattle, WA, USA

This job was posted on:

September 3, 2020








Sales/Business Development

$ - $



Master's degree in Computer Science or other technical field.Experience as a technology consultant, technical architect, technical sales engineer, or solutions architect.Experience with cloud-native software development methodologies and tools to support application development/deployment stages including CI/CD.Experience in networking areas: Linux, software-defined networking, network virtualization, open protocols, application acceleration and load balancing, DNS, VPN and their application to PaaS and IaaS technologies.Experience with large-scale deployments, developing scalable architectures using API management, microservice frameworks, PaaS and container orchestration systems.Knowledge of application security patterns including web application security, service mesh and mobile security strategies.Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.Experience with legacy and modern application development, cloud service delivery and deployment.Experience with containers (e.g., Kubernetes, Docker) and associated technologies (e.g., Istio, Envoy).Experience with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the cloud/IT technology space.Preferred qualifications:

About the job

  1. The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and evolve their business through the use of Google’s global network, web-scale data centers and software infrastructure. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.
  2. As a Sales Engineer, you will work hand-in-hand with technical Sales teams as an enterprise hybrid cloud subject matter expert to differentiate and paint the vision of Google Cloud to our customers. You will help prospective customers and partners understand the power of Google Cloud, explain technical features, help customers design architectures, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential roadblocks.
  3. Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future. Customers in more than 150 countries turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to solve their most critical business problems.



Work to identify and qualify business opportunities, understand key customer technical objections and develop a strategy to resolve technical blockers.Provide in-depth enterprise infrastructure/cloud modernization expertise to support the technical relationship with Google’s customers, including product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and partner directly with product management to prioritize solutions impacting customer adoption to Google Cloud.Guide customers through assessments of their existing legacy application environments, provide recommendations on a prioritization roadmap for application modernization, and identify applications for migration to hybrid-cloud computing models.Structure and execute prototyping workshops to prove out proposed new architectures, develop best practices, and document key blocking requirements for prioritization with engineering.Travel to customer sites, conferences, and other related events as needed.


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