GCP Platform Architect


NJ (Remote)


Position summary

nd our customers successful. It means keeping up to date on the ever-evolving data and analytics technologies, and working collaboratively with a broad range of people inside and outside the company to be an authoritative resource for Snowflake and its customers.

  • Present Snowflake technology and vision to executives and technical contributors to customers.
  • Position yourself as a Trusted Advisor to key customer stakeholders with a focus on achieving their desired Business Outcomes.
  • Drive project teams towards common goals of accelerating the adoption of Snowflake solutions.
  • Develop Intellectual Capital for consumption among the broader Snowflake pre-sales team.
  • Collaborate on and create integrate solutions on GCP that are relevant to other customers in order to drive more value out of Snowflake.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of competitive and complementary technologies and vendors and how to position Snowflake in relation to them.


  • University degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a solutions architect, data architect, database administrator, or data engineer.
  • Understanding of complete data analytics stack and workflow, from ETL to data platform design to BI and analytics tools
  • Hands-on experience in a technical role (SQL, data warehousing, cloud data, analytics, or ML/AI)
  • Extensive experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with large-scale database technology (e.g. Snowflake, Netezza, Exadata, Teradata, Greenplum, etc.)
  • Software development experience with Python, Java , Spark and other Scripting languages
  • Proficiency in implementing data security measures, access controls, and design within the Snowflake platform.
  • Internal and/or external consulting experience.
  • Deep collaboration with Account Executives and Sales Engineers on account strategy.


  • 1+ years of practical Snowflake experience

  • Big 5 Consulting experience

  • Experience with non-relational platforms and tools for large-scale data processing (e.g. Hadoop, HBase)

  • Familiarity and experience with common BI and data exploration tools (e.g. Microstrategy, Looker, Tableau)

  • OLAP Data modeling and data architecture experience

  • Expertise in a core vertical such as Financial Services, Retail, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Life-Sciences etc.

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company's confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company's data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role:

  • The estimated base salary range for this role is $150,000 - $214,200.

  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan.

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

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