Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: London, UK; Dublin, Ireland.Minimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Experience as a technical sales engineer in a cloud computing environment or equivalent experience in a customer-facing role.Experience in one of the following: cloud migration, disaster recovery, application/servers assessment and discovery.Experience in data center architectures and components.Preferred qualifications:Industry experience or experience working in a specialist area of technology. Experience in advanced areas of networking, including Linux, software-defined networking, network virtualization, open protocols, application acceleration and load balancing, DNS, virtual private networks and their application to PaaS and IaaS technologies. Experience with deployment methodologies and technologies ( , CI/CD, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). Knowledge of public cloud platforms and technical concepts such as Big Data, PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, and related industry topics. Ability and interest to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions.About the jobWhen leading companies choose Google Cloud it's a huge win for spreading the power of cloud computing globally. Once educational institutions, government agencies, and other businesses sign on to use Google Cloud products, you come in to facilitate making their work more productive, mobile, and collaborative. You listen and deliver what is most helpful for the customer. You assist fellow sales Googlers by problem-solving key technical issues for our customers. You liaise with the product marketing management and engineering teams to stay on top of industry trends and devise enhancements to Google Cloud products.The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and evolve their business through the use of Google’s global network, web-scale data centers, and software infrastructure. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees, and partners. As a Sales 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. Some travel may be required for this role.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.ResponsibilitiesRecommend migration strategies, enterprise architectures, migration tools, and cloud infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solution using best practices on Google Cloud. Challenge and inspire customers and peers to solve difficult problems with ambitious and novel solutions leveraging a sophisticated set of technical competences. Work with the team to identify and qualify business opportunities, identify key customer technical objections, and develop a strategy to resolve technical blockers. Manage the technical relationship with Google’s customers, including managing product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of additional technical resources. 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 our Accommodations for Applicants form.