Google Cloud PlatformEngineer

Google Cloud PlatformEngineer

Job Title: Google Cloud PlatformEngineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Outside IR35
Reference: GCPPTE_1652793971
Contact Name: James Llewellyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2022 14:26

Job Description

Google Cloud Platform Engineer - 6 months - Remote - Outside IR35

My consultancy client is looking for GCP Platform Engineer to join there team for the new client project kicking off in the coming weeks. They are in need with DevOps resources at a senior level in order to guide the project infrastructure.

This is a 6 months, remote contract and paying competitive Outside IR35 rate


  • Work with customers to translate requirements into technical designs and follow this through to delivery of the solution
  • Design, plan and build highly available, global and Cloud native platforms
  • Advise customers on modern software and architecture techniques such as 12 factor, microservices and serverless
  • Identify optimisation opportunities across customer environments and lead their design and implementation
  • Develop internal tooling for the wider Platform Team
  • Assisting customers in understanding how cloud technology can help them grow and the benefits it offers
  • Mentoring junior members of the team and helping to drive their development

Key Skills:

  • Extensive hands-on experience with GCP in a production environment
  • Great communication (in person and written) skills
  • Ability to write tooling in at least one programming language
  • A thorough understanding of Terraform and deployment methodologies associated with the tool
  • Solid knowledge of cloud architecture principles and highly available systems
  • Understanding of application development, delivery and infrastructure automation

Key Tooling Experience:

Experience with some of the following:

  • Containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker)
  • Configuration management tooling (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt)
  • Excellent understanding of the Linux operating system (e.g. Debian, CentOS)
  • Continuous integration and deployment tool sets (e.g. Jenkins, ArgoCD, GoCD)
  • Common DevOps technology stacks (e.g. ELK, NGINX, Apache, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, Redis, Consul)
  • Database technologies including MySQL and PostgreSQL

If you are interested and feel that this matches your skill set then please apply now.

Google Cloud Platform Engineer - 6 months - Remote - Outside IR35

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