GCP Architect

Delivery Multiple, United States


Does solving complex business problems and real world challenges interest you? Do you enjoy seeing the impact your contributions make on a daily basis? Are you passionate about using data analytics to provide game changing solutions to the Global 2000 clients? Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment that constantly pushes you to be the best you can be and more? Are you ready to work with smart colleagues who drive for excellence in everything they do?  

 If you possess a solutions mindset, strong architectingskills, and commitment to be part of a tremendous journey, come join our growing, global team. See what Saama can do for your career and for your journey. 

Saama Analytics has been on the forefront of data innovation for the last two decades and continues to offer cutting-edge data analytics solutions powered with big data, cloud, and AI/ML aptitudes for its customers in Life Sciences, Insurance, CPG, and other industries. 

Saama is committed to finding the best people because the innovations and discoveries that enabled together leads to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. 

Key relationships: 

  • Client Executives (C-Suite, SVP/VP, Directors) 
  • Industry Thought Leaders in the area of expertise 
  • Sales/Pre-Sales Executives 
  • Product/Customer Implementation Teams 
  • Operations support teams at Onsite and Offshore 

 What We Value 

  • Integrity: doing the right thing 
  • Solutions: solving core, complex business challenges 
  • Collaboration: working as one team 
  • Innovation: changing the game 
  • Transparency: communicating openly 
  • Enjoy & Celebrate: having fun 


  • Results-oriented and a self-starter who enjoys a challenge and needs minimal support and direction.
  • Growth Mindset through innovative ideas in Farming existing Accounts & Hunting newer Accounts
  • Works well in a structured environment handling multiple threads
  • Takes initiative, challenges status quo; Learns quickly; takes smart risks & experiments.
  • Consulting skills; identifies key requirements in dynamic environments.
  • Positive Attitude, Communication & Influence skills.  Able to communicate effectively and credibly with clients, and other team members.  Effective in both written and spoken communication.
  • Able to build relationships with senior leadership at customers


  • 5+ years of Data Engineering experience working with both distributed architectures, ETL, EDW and Big Data technologies
  • Experience architecting data solutions on Google Cloud Platform e.g. Big Data Projects, Data Migrations, BI, etc..Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the client organization for GCP end to end architecture networking, provisioning, and management.
  • Hands-on experience working with Google Data Products BigQuery, Dataflow, Dataproc, AI Building Blocks, Looker, Cloud Data Fusion, Dataprep, etc..
  • Participate in the architectural discussions, perform system analysis which involves a review of the existing systems and operating methodologies. Participate in the analysis of newest technologies and suggest the optimal solutions which will be best suited for satisfying the current requirements and will simplify the future modifications
  • Design and Build the necessary infrastructure for optimal ETL from a variety of data sources to be used on GCP services
  • Design appropriate data models for the use in transactional and big data environments as an input into Machine Learning processing.
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Services such as Streaming + Batch, Cloud Storage, Cloud Dataflow, Data Proc , DFunc, Big Query & Big Table
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk.
  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations.
  • Experience with DWBI modeling framework is highly regarded
  • Extensive experience working with SQL across a variety of databases
  • Ability to apply analytical and creative thought process.Proven success in contributing in a multi-location team oriented environment.

Work Environment    

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands

This position requires the frequent and repetitive use of a computer, keyboard, and mouse. Hand and finger dexterity is required. 

 Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Saama Technologies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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