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Google Principal Architect, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Public Sector in Reston, Virginia

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in computational life sciences.

  • 15 years of domain specific experience designing and architecting customer solutions.

  • 5 years of experience in program or project management.

  • 2 years of consulting or implementation experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience working in or with public sector customers.

  • Experience communicating with senior executives in both business and IT and experienced in senior sales engagements.

  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks. Able to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive projects efficiently.

The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and build what's next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping our customers — developers, small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies — see the benefits of our technology come to life. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will play a key role in understanding the needs of our customers and help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.

As a Public Sector Customer Engineer, you will work with the Sales team to introduce Google Cloud to our customers. You will help prospective, existing customers and partners understand the power of Google Cloud, develop creative cloud solutions and architectures to solve their business challenges, and problem-solve any potential technical roadblocks.

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.

  • Engage with Google Cloud’s largest accounts as both an industry and Google expert within the HCLS sector.

  • Apply industry experiences to design customer solutions­, collaborate with sales, services, sales, training, support and to help partners and customers learn to leverage Google Technology.

  • Leverage knowledge and domain expertise to guide customers through their transformation journey and act as a trusted advisor.

  • Devise strategy ­and engage with Google ecosystem - Customer Engineers, Solution Architects, Account Managers, Professional Services and Partners - to define the optimal customer engagement with Google accounts.

  • Provide thought leadership that benefits customers through the use of Google’s Services. This takes the form of contribution to external publications such as the blogs, technical content and solution reference architectures, as well as training of Solutions Architects, Customer Engineers, Consultants, Technical Account Managers, and Educators.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy ( and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form ( .