Google Cloud Engineer

REF. NO:
OCA - GCE

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven development experience - ideally in Python or Go (other languages are a benefit)
  • An ability to focus on the detail to rapidly identify and resolve issues
  • Ambition to “Automate Everything”
  • Passion for open source technologies
  • Strong collaboration both within the team and across other infrastructure and development teams.
  • Comfortable adapting to change and learning quickly in a fast-paced environment

Desirable:

  • Experience with container orchestration - ideally Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Public cloud exposure; Google GCP is ideal, but AWS or Azure is also valuable.
  • Experience around security, whether at an application, infrastructure or cloud level.
  • Hands on experience of build pipelines and software lifecycles
  • Use and knowledge of common build tools, repositories and CD/CI tooling.
  • Experience using monitoring and alerting tools (e.g., NewRelic, Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Proven commercial development experience
  • Knowledge of SCRUM or other Agile methodologies

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designing and maintaining the core platform and providing visibility of the state and health of all components.
  • Managing the deployment pipelines and repositories to deploy into multiple remote sites and public cloud environments.
  • Developing “operators” to automate the provision, maintenance and upgrade of core services.
  • Constantly improving and refining the metrics and monitoring of the platform to detect problems before they impact our users.
  • While having an eye for detail, you will be constantly architecting to design solutions that can be automatically deployed to numerous sites around the world.
  • Providing advice, training and mentoring to development teams to help them build the best applications and services possible.
  • Actively contributing to the process of continual improvement, with regard to self, team and systems.
  • Supporting production systems as required outside of standard working hours and participate in 24x7 on-call rota.