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Google Cloud Sales Engineer

Posted: 16 Mar 2021 Closes: 15 May 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1695593147

Company Description

Fancy joining a global organisation who is revolutionizing the digital landscape? Today, as clients across industries are moving from digitally extending their businesses to placing digital at the core, Publicis Sapient has an unprecedented opportunity to help them succeed.

Job Description

Publicis Sapient has invested heavily in expanding its Partnerships Organization in recent years. One of the focus areas of this expansion has been with Google. This role is focused on helping grow the Google Cloud Practice at Publicis Sapient. Your role will be to assist fellow Practice members by problem-solving key technical issues for our customers - internally and externally. You liaise with the product marketing, management and engineering teams to stay on top of industry trends and devise enhancements to the solutions that Publicis Sapient has created with Google Cloud.

In this role, you will work hand-in-hand with the sales team to introduce Google Cloud to the current clients of Publicis Sapient. You will help prospective clients and current clients understand the power of Google Cloud, explaining technical features and problem-solving any potential roadblocks. A major focus of this role will be evangelizing and educating current delivery teams on "Why Google Cloud and How."

This will require an understanding of Google Clouds Products and how they can be applied to the challenges our clients face.


  • Work with the Practice Team to identify and qualify business opportunities, identify key customer technical objections and develop the strategy to resolve technical blockers.
  • Manage the technical relationship with Googlers we work with, including managing product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of additional technical resources.
  • Work hands-on with project teams and prospect clients to demonstrate and prototype Google Cloud product integrations in customer/partner environments.
  • Recommend integration strategies, enterprise architectures, platforms and application infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solution using best practices on Google Cloud.
  • Travel to customer sites, conferences, and other related events as required when determined safe to to so.

Your Skills and Experiences:
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience serving in the capacity of a technical sales engineer in a cloud computing environment or equivalent experience in a customer-facing role (including working as a member of a professional services or systems engineering team).
  • Experience with Big Data, PaaS, and IaaS technologies specifically on Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience presenting and delivering technical pitches in collaboration with a Sales Lead

Set Yourself Apart With:
  • Advanceddegree in Computer Science or other technical field.
  • Experience with networking concepts including: routing, VPNs, load balancers, firewalls, and security
  • Experience in Google Cloud Platform and Apigee with technical certifications for both platforms.
  • Experience in and understanding of data and information management - especially as it relates to big data trends and issues within businesses.
  • Experience architecting and developing software or infrastructure for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Experience working in a consultant fashion or direct experience at a Systems Integrator or Business Consultancy.
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies and solutions in the cloud/IT technology space.

Additional Information

An array of benefits are offered to Publicis Sapient employees. In addition to a leading compensation package, 25 days paid annual leave, life assurance, dental insurance, income protection, private healthcare for you AND your family (pre-existing conditions included), and a pension is the least we want to provide to you.

The learning opportunities here are endless plus of course the opportunity to be part of a game-changing organisation that encourages outside-the-box thinking and empowerment to know that the world is your oyster when it comes to your career! With free soya lattes and gym fee reimbursement being thrown in, you'll get to taste the best coffee in town (in our opinion).

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