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Customer Engineer, Data Management Practice, Google Cloud



Customer Service, Data Science
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

A person with disabilities will be given preferential consideration per local regulations.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in cloud computing and a customer-facing environment.
  • Experience in database technologies, administration and management tools, performance tuning techniques, SQL, troubleshooting, and data migration strategies to Google Cloud.
  • Experience delivering technical presentations and live demonstrations of database products.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Experience in technical sales or professional consulting in the fields of systems integration, large-scale data transfer/management, and enterprise database performance.
  • Experience optimizing database performance with respect to transactional or analytic workloads.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery and data backup strategies.
  • Knowledge of Retail technology solutions.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and work quickly with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Cloud/IT technology space.

About the job

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 Customer Engineer within the Retail vertical, you will work with technical Sales teams as an enterprise database subject matter expert to differentiate and paint the goal of Google Cloud to our customers.

In this role, you will help prospective customers and partners understand Google Cloud, explain technical features, help customers design architectures, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential roadblocks related to database (and application) migration and data back ends for new application development. You will also travel to customer sites, conferences, and other events as required.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.


  • Identify and qualify business opportunities, key customer technical objections, and develop a strategy to resolve technical blockers.
  • Support the technical relationship with customers, including product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination and prioritization of solutions impacting customer adoption of Google Cloud.
  • Work with customers 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.

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