Curriculum Vitae

Jiri Vondra
Zürich, Switzerland
Czech (EU)


Apr 2020 - present
Data | AI Specialist
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Shared in-depth data management, analytics, AI/ML and engineering knowledge to support the relationships with Google Cloud customers and partners, including both CxO and tech staff level engagements, product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and digital transformation enablement.
  • Recommended integration strategies, enterprise architectures, platforms and application infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solutions using best practices on Google Cloud.
  • Drove the enablement and roll out of industry solutions for Smart Cities and Transport & Logistics leveraging IoT, edge computing, data analytics, geospatial and AI/ML cloud technologies.
  • Led the team of engineers covering the EMEA North region.

Skills: data analytics/management platforms, geospatial platforms, IoT, AI/ML, Kubernetes, edge computing, engineering team and project management

Jul 2018 - Apr 2020
Partner Cloud Solutions Architect - SAP | OpenText
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Interfaced directly with strategic ISV partners (SAP and OpenText) and owned technical relationships and execution of technical engagements.
  • Recommended integration strategies, reference architectures and the best practices for technical enablement of partner products on Google Cloud.
  • Provided consulting support, proof-of-concept work, performed implementation reviews and ensured the prompt and proper resolution of technical challenges.
  • Led the implementation of integration solutions between partner products and Google Cloud.
  • Led joint projects that introduce Google technologies into new partner product offerings.
  • Developed partner technical competencies and readiness by organizing sessions about the best practices, Google Cloud product capabilities and roadmaps.
  • Improved product feature offerings by providing partner feedback to Product Management and Engineering.
  • Supported GTM strategies and selling motions by evangelizing available solutions and offerings via solution papers, event talks, webinars, conferences and user groups.

Skills: SAP Business Technology Platform, SAP Leonardo ML Foundation, SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP C/4HANA Foundation, SAP Data Hub, SAP Data Services, SAP BW Open Hub, SAP SLT, SAP SDA, OpenText EIM, OpenText OT2, Anthos, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, hybrid cloud, serverless, smart data analytics, AI/ML, project management

Jul 2014 - Jul 2018
Partner Technology Manager, Technical Lead
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Interfaced directly with strategic data partners and identified technology-driven strategies for product integrations and operational efficiency.
  • Planned, designed, and deployed technical solutions leveraging Google's geo and immersive technologies.
  • Managed the team of third party engineers.
  • Performed implementation reviews, evangelized new product features and ensured the prompt and proper resolution of technical challenges.
  • Prepared technical support documentation and training for partner and product support teams.
  • Improved product feature offerings by providing partner feedback to Product Management and Engineering.
  • Conducted monetization/usage analysis, designed and built data processing and reporting pipelines.

Skills: Google cloud, data acquisition and geospatial platforms, big data analytics, business intelligence, GIS, business analysis, engineering team and project management

May 2007 - Jul 2014
Senior Developer, Technical Lead
Google Switzerland GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Analyzed system requirements and defined solution architectures.
  • Designed and developed web and database applications.
  • Acted as a technical lead responsible for technology training, technical program and project management.
  • Managed and coordinated development and integration work done by external vendors and partners.
  • Consulted on Google API and cloud product implementations.

Skills: HTML5, JavaScript, GWT, AJAX, XML, XSLT, Python, Java, NoSQL, Google APIs, Android, Google AppEngine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Django, Linux, engineering team and project management

Apr 2002 - Apr 2007
Application Developer
HortResearch Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Analyzed system requirements and defined solution architectures.
  • Developed web and database applications.
  • Authored information architectures of corporate portals.
  • Designed and developed web interfaces for corporate websites.
  • Designed and administered databases.
  • Installed, configured and integrated corporate systems.

Skills: .NET, PHP, Perl, JavaScript, XML, XSLT, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, MS IIS, MS SharePoint, MS InfoPath, MS BizTalk, SAP NetWeaver, Linux

Jul 2000 - Aug 2001
Web Developer | Systems Analyst
Texas Army National Guard, Austin, TX, U.S.A.
  • Maintained web server, designed and developed web and multimedia content for the public website.
  • Developed search interface for the intranet.
  • Participated in system analysis and database modeling of the environmental management system.

Skills: HTML, JavaScript, ASP, Perl, Macromedia Flash, MS IIS, MS Index Server, MS Access, MS SQL Server, streaming media

Sep 2000 - Aug 2001
Web Developer | Database Architect
Digitall Music Inc., Austin, TX, U.S.A.
  • Developed a database-driven web portal for a start-up dot-com company.
  • Provided solutions for web hosting and content management.
  • Participated in the design and administration of a backend database.

Skills: HTML, JavaScript, ASP, MS SQL Server

Sep 1995 - Apr 2007
Freelance IT Consultant
  • Designed and developed static and dynamic websites for various clients.
  • Consulted on information architecture, usability, web technologies, web hosting and e-commerce solutions.

Skills: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, ColdFusion, MS Access, MySQL, Linux


Sep 1993 - Aug 1998
Bachelor of Business Administration | MIS
University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic


Jul 2020
Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer
Google LLC, Mountain View, CA, U.S.A.
May 2020
Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect
Google LLC, Mountain View, CA, U.S.A.
Sep 2006
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Microsoft .NET
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, U.S.A.


IT strategy and solution planning
  • requirements analysis
  • solution architecture design (on-prem/edge, hybrid, cloud)
  • business process automation
  • systems integration
Software development and deployment
  • application, API and microservice design and development (Java, C#, Python)
  • DevOps (CI/CD, IaC)
  • digital authentication, authorization and security
  • system scaling, monitoring and management (serverless, Kubernetes)
Data and analytics
  • data management, analytics and engineering (NoSQL, data lakes, warehousing, ETL workflows and pipelines)
  • business intelligence
  • geospatial and digital twin modeling
  • IoT and realtime streaming
  • data preparation, ML training, inference, MLOps
Soft and other skills
  • communication/presentation
  • technology consulting, deployment and sales support experience
  • project management
  • nearshore and offshore outsourcing and vendor management
  • team leadership experience
  • multinational teamwork experience


Czech/Slovak-native, English-fluent, German-intermediate, French-basic


arts, graphics, design, architecture, 3D/AR/VR, music, movies, traveling, retro computing & gaming, cycling, skiing

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