Google Cloud Platform Engineer

Location:
England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
BBBH226008_1712073946
Posted:
11 days ago

Role Title: Google Cloud Platform Engineer

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Remote

Rate: £550-£600 - Umbrella only

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Main Responsibilities:

  • GCP - specifically GKE
  • Helm
  • Containerisation
  • Building internal developer platforms using tools such as Backstage
  • CI / CD using Gitlab CI
  • Design, build, and maintain GCP cloud and hybrid solutions in collaboration with Data, Infrastructure, Network, and Security teams.
  • Familiarity with Apigee, GKE, or Google Anthos.
  • Develop documentation, architecture diagrams, and training materials to facilitate solution adoption.
  • Monitor and evaluate platforms for potential issues, recommending improvements from security and financial perspectives.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction and optimize workloads.
  • Expand self-service capabilities within the developer ecosystem.
  • Review changes to GCP infrastructure, ensuring adherence to best practices and security principles.
  • Drive migration projects and execute migration plans for workloads.
  • Configure monitoring/alerting rules for GCP resources.
  • Research and implement industry best practices for application deployment and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to promote cloud adoption.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to respond to critical business alerts and mitigate incidents. What We Are Looking For:
  • 3+ years of experience with GCP, including exposure to Google Big Query.
  • Strong understanding of cloud solution design, with a focus on security and automation.
  • Familiarity with automated deployment/orchestration tools such as GitHub Actions, Azure DevOps, and Rundeck.
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code using Terraform.
  • Experience with configuration management platforms like Ansible.
  • Thorough knowledge of logging and observability tools such as Operations (formerly Stackdriver), Honeycomb, New Relic, Datadog, Splunk, Prometheus, or Grafana.
  • Comfortable with programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, Go, or Bash.
  • Personable, approachable, and enthusiastic about adopting new technologies and techniques.
  • Ability to articulate solutions conforming to agreed standards and challenge proposed solutions where necessary.

Desirable Skills:

    • Integration experience
    • webMethods

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!

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