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Sr Cloud Platform Architect

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. We’ve been an innovator in metering technology since 1896, shortly after the invention of electricity generation. 125 years later, we continue to lead the industry with solutions that help utilities solve complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence, and Smart Infrastructure.


Our company is made up of over 5,000 people across 30 countries, driven by the common mission to help the world manage energy better.  With regional headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and locations across the U.S., we offer excellent benefits, career development opportunities, and a hybrid work environment where employees can work remotely up to two days per week.


More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website




Landis + Gyr has embarked on a major initiative together with Google to migrate its business operations and develop world class energy management solutions on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The Sr (Google) Cloud Architect will serve as the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) SME within the Landis+Gyr team and wider partner eco-system.   This role will take part in and lead architecture projects, design, and development projects in the GCP cloud space using automated orchestration and configuration management techniques.


Key Responsibilities

  • Architecture the production of conceptual, solution, and component level architectures addressing functional and non-functional qualities, including availability, resiliency, security, privacy, observability, automation, etc.
  • Advising/Mentoring - Provide advice and guidance to team leads regarding technical and design decisions.
  • Contribute to or lead the definition of standards, guidance, and points-of-view that enable engineers to thrive.
  • Review, advise, and provide feedback on architectures produced within and outside the team.
  • Partner with parties inside and outside L+G to meet security goals and pave the way for digital transformation and modernization.
  • Engage in designing and implementing secure and compliant enterprise servers, network infrastructure, boundary protection, and cloud architectures.
  • Understand and utilize the native services of other technologies of GCP.
  • Leading the authoring and peer review of detailed design documentation, including security documentation, and implementing best practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.


Education & Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Required Minimum Years of Experience: 5+ to 7


Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university


Required Minimum Years of Experience: 5+ years of experience in the domain of cloud platform architecture


  • Ability to architect and build cloud solutions to effectively meet the strategic needs of the company.
  • Providing technical leadership throughout all phases of projects from the requirements phase through the deployment / support phases.
  • Experienced in designing and building cloud architectures in GCP preferred including cloud-first and cloud-native solutions.
  • Desire and ability to understand diverse business domains and develop architectures that meet the current and anticipated business needs across a broad set of partners.
  • Ability to evaluate new technologies and stay ahead of industry trends.
  • Experience with common GCP architecture patterns.
  • Experience addressing operational and non-functional concerns (e.g. horizontal & vertical scalability, performance, maintainability, load distribution, resilience and recovery, etc.).
  • A strong software engineering and/or architecture background is required.
  • Demonstrated DevOps expertise including automation and CI/CD, with deep involvement in continuous delivery automation, and the integration of cloud-native services to create fully functioning, cohesive delivery pipelines.
  • Google Cloud Architect certified
  • Windows and Linux operating system installation, configuration, and management.
  • Developing, deploying, and managing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Terraform and Ansible.
  • Managing IaC and CI/CD pipelines using Git and Gitlab.
  • Implementing container-based solutions utilizing Docker and Kubernetes.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability VEVRAA Federal Contractor


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Sr Cloud Platform Architect


United States (Remote), US

Requisition ID:  12741
Date Posted:  Jun 4, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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