Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure Specialist

Job Category: Aug 22 2022
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Pheonix

What’s the role?

The incumbent will play a key role in the implementation of Google Cloud Platform infrastructure initiatives.

Your day-to-day activities will include

  • Strong working knowledge of cloud offerings and solutions on Google Cloud Platform (or similar – Azure, AWS)
  • Play a key role in the implementation of all Google Cloud Platform infrastructure initiatives, including IaC, IAM, security, networking, DevOps, etc.
  • Team up with the cloud architects to successfully implement Google Cloud Platform architecture designs using IaC tools (predominately Terraform,gCloud etc.)
  • Perform Cloud Engineering and ongoing support activities including workload migration the to cloud.
  • Automate the provisioning of secure landing zones and virtual compute resources.
  • Implement security controls and monitoring requirements in cloud platforms.
  • Provide ongoing service support and run-time system administration.
  • Administer daily operations of servers including log review with escalation, patch & upgrade applications,
  • manage backup & restoration implementation and testing.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Deep knowledge of Google computing, storage, logging and monitoring, auditing, security services & DevOps
  • 3-5 years of strong experience with Google Cloud Platform services such as Google Compute (Computer
  • Engine, Kubernetes Engine), Storage (Cloud Storage, buckets, Persistent Disk), Identity (Cloud Identity, Cloud
  • IAM), Security (Cloud Security Command Center, Cloud Security Scanner), Networking (VPC, Cloud Load
  • Balancing), and Management Tools (Stackdriver Overview, Monitoring, Logging)
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of PaaS and IaaS features in Cloud
  • Sound experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloud Run, Cloud Function etc.) and servers, virtualization, and cloud computing.
  • Strong skills in Python and Powershell.
  • Must have Google cloud working experience landing zone key google products and services like Compute
  • Engine, App Engine, Cloud Storage Cloud SQL Resource Manager etc.
  • Develop infrastructure as code cloud foundational solutions using scripts, templates, blueprints, workflows, CI/CD orchestration tools, and other automation technologies
  • Experience in system administration tasks in Linux, Unix, or Windows and familiarity with standard IT security practices (e.g., encryption, certificates, key management).
  • Understanding of load balancers, DNS, virtual networks and firewalls in the cloud environment
  • Experience with Azure DevOps services such as Git repots, DevOps, Pipelines, Test Plans, Artifacts, etc.
  • Understanding of the concepts and principles behind DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Agile, Lean, etc.
  • Use of DevOps tools to deliver and operate end-user services a plus (e.g., OS Config, Chef)
  • Knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and application, specifically in designing, coding, operating, and supporting high-performance, highly available services and infrastructure

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