Google Cloud Practice Engineer

United States - Remote
Public Cloud - Offerings and Delivery – Cloud Infra Services /
Full - Time /
Job Summary: Job Summary: The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience with Google Cloud design and implementation. You will be working in a dynamic environment and encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to technical problems, analyze and prioritize problems, putting users at the heart of every decision.  You will ideally have proven experience in multiple GCP deployments. Your engagements will see you working directly with customers and prospects. You will have confidence in knowing your skills (and limitations), you are calm and collected under pressure and always available to mentor the less experienced. Your colleagues see you as a good team player who is keen to share knowledge as well as to listen and learn from others. 
Work Location: Remote

Key Responsibilities:

    • Own and complete key tasks and deliverables, and collaborate with others to define and implement optimal, complete solutions based on stake holder’s needs.  
    • Deliver solutions that solve for new levels of complexity, scale, and performance, and in turn, enable breakthrough innovations. Create and apply frameworks, methods, best practices, and artifacts that deliver prescriptive guidance to customers, and publish and present the min large forums and across various media platforms.  
    • Assist on larger projects or run smaller opportunities independently. 
    • Technical depth and hands-on implementation experience of various practices and tools in the DevOps toolchain.  
    • Comfortable rolling up their sleeves to design and code modules for infrastructure, application, and processes.  


    • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering. or a related field. 
    • 5+years of experience as a technical specialist. 
    • 3+years of hands-on experience of programming in languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, Swift, Java, .Net C++ or similar object-oriented language.  
    • Subject Matter Expert level practical Linux (AND/OR) Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment. 
    • Expert level familiarity with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure. 
    • Expert Knowledge of the primary Google services (compute engine, load balancing, Cloud SQL, Cloud DNS & Cloud Storage).
    • Experience with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure. 
    • Expert level knowledge and Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code, such as Terraform, or other tools.  
    • Experience developing cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, Cloud Build (Google) and/or GitLab. 
    • Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture, such as containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology. 
    • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments. 
    • Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices.
    • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments. 
    • In depth understanding of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalls. 
    • Experience with monitoring and log aggregating frameworks such as Kafka, Logstash, Splunk, Elastic Search, and Kibana. 
    • Willingness to travel to customer locations as needed. 
    • Experience with multi-cloud architecture and deployment.

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The following information is required by pay transparency legislation in the following states: CA, CO, HI, NY, and WA. This information applies only to individuals working in these states.

 •The anticipated starting pay range for Colorado is: $96,800 - $142,010.
•The anticipated starting pay range for the states of Hawaii and New York (not including NYC) is: $103,100 - $151,140.
•The anticipated starting pay range for California, New York City and Washington is: $112,900 - $165,550. 
Unless already included in the posted pay range and based on eligibility, the role may include variable compensation in the form of bonus, commissions, or other discretionary payments. These discretionary payments are based on company and/or individual performance and may change at any time. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. Information on benefits offered is here.#LI-MF1 #LI-Remote

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