Network Specialist, Google Cloud

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The Google Cloud team helps companies, schools, and government seamlessly make the switch to Google products and supports them along the way. You swiftly problem-solve technical issues for customers to show how our products can make businesses more productive, collaborative, and innovative. You work closely with a cross-functional team of web developers and systems administrators, not to mention a variety of both regional and international customers. Your relationships with customers are crucial in helping Google grow its Google Cloud business and in bringing our product portfolio into companies around the world.

As a Network Specialist, you'll help customers build out their Google Cloud network infrastructure, guiding them on how to configure and deploy their VPC architecture, hybrid cloud connectivity, load balancing, network security and more. You'll consult with customers on how to best design, deploy and optimize their cloud network for high availability, reliability, performance and scalability in different parts of the world. You will also work hand-in-hand with Google Cloud’s strategic partners to design and perfect end-to-end solutions, while supporting customer‘s migration to Google Cloud and helping them to expand their cloud footprint. In this role, you'll collaborate closely with Product Management and Product Engineering teams to drive excellence in Google Cloud products and features.


  • Be a trusted technical advisor to customers and solve complex Cloud Infrastructure and Networking challenges.
  • Create and deliver best practices recommendations, tutorials, articles and technical presentations adapting to different levels of key business and technical stakeholders.
  • Travel regularly (up to 30%) for meetings, technical reviews, and on-site delivery activities.

  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with data center networking and cloud networking technologies.
  • Experience managing internal or client-facing projects to completion, and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.

  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in scalable networking design, including high availability, redundancy, failover and load balancing.
  • Experience with one or more third-party networking products such as F5, Juniper, Cisco, Splunk, InfoBlox, or Palo Alto Networks.
  • Experience troubleshooting networking protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP/S and BGP.
  • Understanding of hybrid cloud and/or network security.

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