Google Apps Consultant - Southeast
Appirio - United States

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Appirio is a cloud solution provider offering products and professional services that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of cloud applications and platforms. Appirio's innovation and expertise has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of America's Most Promising Start-ups and by AlwaysOn as the On-Demand Company of the Year. Appirio has helped more than 180 leading enterprises implement, build and manage mission critical cloud solutions using, Google, Workday and Amazon. We are proud to serve a wide range of customers such as Avago, the City of Los Angeles, Diversey, Dunkin Brands, Flextronics, Japan Post Network, Ltd., IMS Health, Motorola, Qualcomm, RehabCare, Safety Kleen, Starbucks and VMware, as well as the 5,000 companies that use Appirio's products to connect and extend cloud platforms. Founded in 2006, Appirio has offices in the U.S. and Japan, and is backed by Sequoia Capital and GGV Capital.

On-demand software is changing the world. More than ever, large companies are deploying systems like and Google Apps instead of installing and maintaining their own on-premise applications. As an Appirio employee, you will gain valuable experience with cutting-edge software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies as you help customers realize the benefits of on-demand software – no maintenance, easier configuration, higher reliability, and wider adoption.

Candidate Profile

Enthusiastic, professional, and confident personality, with a focus on customer success

Excellent listening skills to fully understand the customer requirements and pain points

Ability to translate customer requirements into implementation plans

Technical acumen to convert plans into real solutions that work

Driven by customer success with a team player attitude

Located and able to work in the U.S. and able to travel up to 40-60%

Looking for a full-time position


Appirio is focused on enabling companies to migrate to Google Apps as an alternative to legacy messaging systems such as Microsoft Exchange. Consultants will work onsite and remotely with customers to analyze their requirements, develop designs, and implement Google Apps. Specific areas of concentration include:

Aiding customers in migration planning, system design, and implementation of Google Messaging and Apps

Facilitating administrator and end user training and adoption

Integrating Google Apps with on-premise mail, calendaring, and directory services using the Google Apps API

Leading customers through development of iGoogle-based dashboards

Integrating Google Apps with other software-as-a-service systems such as

Legacy messaging system configuration and migrations

Preferred Skills/Experience

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, or equivalent

1+ years of experience with administration of messaging systems

Experience configuring and administering an enterprise messaging system, preferably Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, or Novell GroupWise

Familiarity with messaging-related protocols such as LDAP, Active Directory, XMPP, iCal, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and MX routing

Familiarity with authentication methods including single sign-on with SAML

Some exposure to API-level programming in Python,Javascript, Java, or HTTP

Some experience with scripting and command line interfaces

Strong presentation and communication skills


This position may be based in any region in the U.S..
Selected applications must be able to work from a home office.

Salary and Benefits

Comprehensive health plan through Anthem Blue Cross, MetLife and VSP including medical, dental, and vision coverage (full-time employees only)

Short-term and Long-term Disability Plans

Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Plans (Medical and Dependent Care)


Employee Assistance Program

Salary and bonus structures based on experience

Next Steps

Submit your application and resume to Appirio.

Successful candidates will be interviewed via telephone, then in person.