DoiT International

Cloud Data Architect - AWS Databases

Sep 12, 2023

Remote US West


Our Cloud Data Architect, GCP Databases, will be an integral part of our Customer Reliability Engineering team in North America. This role is based remotely with a strong preference for the West Coast; pacific or mountain timezones.

Who We Are

DoiT helps fast-growing, digital native companies globally to harness public cloud technology and services to drive business growth. A full-service provider of multi-cloud technology and expertise, DoiT combines the power of intelligent software with deep expertise in Kubernetes, artificial intelligence, and more to deliver the true promise of the cloud at peak efficiency - with ease, not cost. 

An award-winning strategic partner of AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure with $2B cloud spend under management, DoiT works alongside more than 3,000 customers in 70 countries. At DoiT, you’ll join a growing team of committed, experienced, and collaborative “Do’ers” who are passionate about solving the most complex cloud challenges. 

The Opportunity

  • This role involves to  work with customers to design, implement and troubleshoot scalable and secure Relational DBs and NoSQL solutions around Google Cloud 
  • Reporting to a staff cloud architect in our EMEA region, you will collaborate with team members globally, while serving our customers through online chat, helpdesk software, and video conference interactions
  • We believe in life-work balance, in that order. We are fully remote and distributed globally, eliminating the need for on-call status, which allows our team to work standard business hours during the workweek
  • This role involves supporting many customers simultaneously as they request assistance. Typical interactions include understanding existing architecture, desired future state, current challenges, and then making recommendations on how customers should implement best practices, while occasionally creating proof of concepts in our own controlled environment
  • The successful candidate will be skilled in communication, documentation, and able to quickly learn new technologies and confidently instruct others based on newly-learned information
  • Our client services team is made up of lifelong learners. Through customer interactions, DoiT-sponsored continuing education and certifications, plus allotted personal development time, this role guarantees the ability to satisfy the most voracious learning appetite
  • This is an outstanding opportunity to help shape our future as we ourselves are growing at a rapid pace. Our team also contributes internally on various improvement or automation projects, or proposes their own. We’ve authored and maintained popular open-source tools, numerous automated Slack bots, a skills-based task routing system, integrations of various SaaS products, observability dashboards, and more


  • Become a trusted advisor to our customers and their technical teams.
  • Simultaneously support customers at various stages in their cloud journey, meeting them where they are, and helping them get to where they’re going.
  • Autonomously interact with customers online and over video conference calls.
  • Develop and maintain documentation and architecture diagrams to support the design and implementation of cloud-based solutions.
  • Be available and willing to support other client services team members in solving issues within their area of expertise (be a hero amongst your peers).
  • Collaborate with other DoiT departments (Sales, Account Management, Marketing, Product, Engineering, IT), acting as the go-between technical expert between customer goals/objectives and DoiT’s goals/objectives.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize opportunities for application modernization and cloud adoption.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies and best practices.


  • The expertise to administer and troubleshoot mission-critical database systems on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Ability to analyze needs and requirements to design and recommend appropriate database solutions by using GCP services

  • DBA experience directly supporting at least one of the following: Cloud SQL for MySQL / Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL / Cloud SQL for SQL Server / Cloud Spanner, with particular strengths in:

  • Deployment, Migrations and architectural best practices

  • Management and Operations

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting

  • Security and encryption

  • Optimization and performance tuning

  • Understanding of Cloud SQL Proxy and connection management best practices

  • Experience with Cloud SQL features and limitations

  • Experience in identifying and optimizing application database code

  • Experience performing Database migrations, including Database Migration Service and Cloud Datastream

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases on Google Cloud - Memorystore/Firestore/Bigtable

Bonus Points

  • Google Cloud certifications


Are you a Doer?

Be your truest self. Work on your terms. Make a difference. 

We are home to a global team of incredible talent who work remotely and have the flexibility to have a schedule that balances your work and home life. We embrace and support leveling up your skills professionally and personally.

What does being a Doer mean? We’re all about being entrepreneurial, pursuing knowledge and having fun! 

Sounds too good to be true? Check out our Glassdoor Page.

We thought so too, but we’re here and happy we hit that ‘apply’ button. 

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible Working Options
  • Health Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Home Office Allowance
  • Professional Development Stipend 
  • Peer Recognition Program


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