Global Lead Analyst, Competitive Insights

Google - Sunnyvale, CA4.3

Google is developing groundbreaking cloud solutions for companies, leveraging years of experience in building secure, reliable, and scalable cloud technology. With strong Google differentiation in data analytics and machine learning, security, application development and collaboration software, we’re well on our way - but we need more people who can help us write, tell, and sell that story. If you’re as excited about building what’s next as we are, Google Cloud is the place for you.

As a Global Lead Analyst, you will use your business experience to help our corporate and enterprise customers, direct sales/partner organizations and Google Cloud marketing leadership. You will focus on analyzing the market and competition to develop customer shareable insights. Additionally, you will amplify the impact of your competitive analysis by developing smart solutions to spread. In this role, you will work closely with the Core Product Marketing, Product Management, greater Google and Sales teams to execute your mission.

Google Cloud helps millions of employees and organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, 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. And 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.

Envision, drive and track high-impact, outcome-based and high-visibility competitive intelligence programs from start to finish.
Conduct competitor, product, domain, use case based competitive analyses driven by customer outcomes. Turn analyses into quality strategic insights.
Build compelling, customer-facing insights that engage customers.
Partner with cross-functional Google teams and leadership teams to develop fact based evidence to support positioning and differentiation narratives of strategic importance.
Attend different events, speak with industry experts/customers, analyze competitive insights and present to Sales and Marketing teams.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of experience in Product Marketing, Sales Engineering, Consulting, Solution Architecture or equivalent experience in the enterprise software technology industry or a consulting firm.
1 year of experience working with cloud technologies including VMWare and Google Cloud Platform.
Experience developing and delivering executive presentations.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience organizing and promoting programs, identifying a clear path for all parties and keeping the team on time and on goal.
Experience in a customer facing business development, technical pre-sales or strategic advisory role.
Experience analyzing cloud technologies and providers (e.g., IaaS, PaaS, Data Analytics, Machine Learning), knowledge about enterprise software technology across the entire stack and a desire to learn new technologies.
Track record of successfully completing project and/ providing support and/or maintenance to projects.
Ability to develop creative solutions for complex, undefined challenges and excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills.
Excellent cross-functional and/or cross-organizational relationship-building skills.
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