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GCP Pre-Sales Engineer

Date:  29-Apr-2021
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

GCP Pre-Sales Engineer


GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions. Other sectors, such as industry and insurance, also leverage GFT’s strong consulting and implementation skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, and blockchain.


With its in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions, GFT increases productivity in software development. This provides clients with faster access to new IT applications and innovative business models, while also reducing risk.


We are looking for a technologist to join the GFT team and help build out our rapidly expanding Google business.

As a Pre-Sales Engineer, you will engage with prospective and existing clients early in the sales cycle and will work with sales and engineering teams from GFT & Google on evangelising our capabilities, writing technical proposals, respond to RFPs and shaping opportunities. You will help customers understand GFT’s offering, explain technical features, help with architectural designs and engage in proof of concepts and workshops.


Key Capabilities

  • Previous pre-sales engineering experience is a must
  • Good understanding of technical sales, especially for large enterprises
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to C-suite executive
  • Thought leadership, especially in emerging technologies
  • Strong technical management background
  • Stakeholder management and influencing

Technical Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and cloud in general
  • Strong technical, architectural and design skills
  • Ability to execute prototyping workshops to prove out proposed architectures
  • Guide customers through assessment of their existing legacy application environments
  • Identify technical shortcomings and provide technical roadmap recommendations

Personal Skills

  • You should be able to clearly demonstrate you are a driven person who has achieved success in your career that goes above the normal.
  • You should be able to demonstrate that you are a curious person, who is continuously learning
  • You should be able to demonstrate that you are a strong team player, who is open to the views of others
  • You should have a strong sense of ownership and a desire to deliver quality outcomes for the business.


What we offer you

You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of likeminded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.

You will work in a supportive office environment where the team are always learning and developing. You will work with some of the UKs largest companies using advanced Google technology. You will be part of a larger international team and will likely work closely with our colleagues in Spain, Poland and the US.

You will be working closely with Google employees on joint projects and will be given excellent training where necessary. There are regular events with Google and you will be able to develop a close working relationship with them – visiting their offices on a frequent basis.

You will be able to take part in GFT’s Open Source initiatives and our industry events.

Founded in 1987 and located in 13 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 5,000 people. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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