Cloud Engineer – GCP

Hedge Fund #002

This role is a member of the Google Cloud Engineering team and will be dedicated to implementing and supporting base systems and end-user solutions in Google Cloud Platform. The role will work directly with infrastructure teams and potentially face off with portfolio managers, application developers, quantitative analysts, data scientists and infrastructure teams by functioning as both a solutions architect, helping them implement their own solutions in Google Cloud Platform, and as a professional services engineer, implementing solutions for them in Google Cloud Platform.

This is a hands-on developer role and candidates ideally have had experience deploying and supporting their own production ready code in cloud environments as well as automating the build and management of a broad range of cloud infrastructure in cloud environments, preferably in Python. Candidates should be familiar with developing unit and functional tests, have experience designing and implementing CI/CD tools with infrastructure as code pipelines, have knowledge of Linux systems administration, containerization, networking, security, automated configuration and state management, cross system orchestration, configuration management, logging, metrics, monitoring, and alerting.

Principal Responsibilities

Architect, develop and maintain internal cloud platform components, frameworks and offerings
Architect, develop and maintain solutions for customers in Google Cloud
Help customers architect, develop and maintain their own solutions in Google Cloud
Implement CI/CD pipelines which include application tests, security tests, and gates
Implement availability, security, performance monitoring and alerting of cloud solutions
Automate data resiliency and replication
Manage multiple environments and promote code between them
Automate systems configuration and orchestration using tools, such as Chef, Ansible, or Salt
Automate creation of machine images and containers

Required Qualifications/Skills

Experience designing and supporting production cloud environments
Experience consulting with customers to develop public cloud solutions
Experience developing collaboratively, including infrastructure as code, preferably in python
Systems engineering knowledge, including understanding of Linux, security, and networking
Cloud templating tools such as terraform
Experience with building, monitoring, and alerting on logs and metrics
Cloud Networking including connectivity, routing, DNS, VPCs, proxies, and load balancers
Cloud Security including IAM, Certificate Management, and Key management
Excellent written and verbal communications
Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
Self-starter able to execute independently, on a deadline, and under pressure

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