GCP Cloud DevOps Engineer

Cloud Infrastructure & EUC

Greater London Contract / 3-6 months £0.00 - £550.00 per day

Role Title: GCP Cloud DevOps Engineer | Contract | Central London £550 per day

Description

The Cloud DevOps engineers will work within an agile team of Engineers and Operations personnel building highly resilient, scalable and performant GCP infrastructure in an automated and efficient manner. The DevOps engineers will work alongside the Application DevOps teams and cross-functional IT teams. The engineers will be required to use their initiative to innovate to achieve maximum performance and be prepared to investigate and use new products/services offered by GCP.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Build and manage the HSBC GCP foundation platform to enable application deployments
  • Engineer solutions on GCP foundation platform using Infrastructure As Code methods (e.g. Terraform)
  • Integrate, configure, deploy and manage centrally provided common cloud services (e.g. IAM, networking, logging, Operating systems, Containers.)
  • Manage SDN in GCP
  • Consume centrally agreed base HSBC Hardened OS (Linux and Windows)
  • Ensure compliance with centrally defined Security
  • Ensure compliancy with Operational risk standards (E.g. Network, Firewall, OS, Logging, Monitoring, Availability, Resiliency)
  • Build and support continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and continuous testing activities
  • Engineering activities to implement patches provided centrally
  • Support non-functional testing
  • Update support and operational documentation as required

Qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:

  • Experience of building a range of Services in a Cloud Service provider (ideally GCP)
  • Expert understanding of DevOps principles and Infrastructure as a Code concepts and techniques
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and available tools
  • Security and Compliance, e.g. IAM and cloud compliance/auditing/monitoring tools
  • Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Application teams, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams
  • Good leadership and teamwork skills – Works collaboratively in an agile environment with DevOps application ‘pods’ to provide GCP specific capability/skills required to deliver the service.
  • Operational effectiveness – delivers solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards
  • Risk management effectiveness
  • Excellent skills in at least one of following: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
  • Experienced in full automation and configuration management
  • A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
  • Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable Cloud service provider experience (ideally GCP) – infrastructure build and configurations of a variety of services including Compute, Storage, SDN (VPC and XPN)
  • Demonstrable experience of Linux administration and scripting preferably Red Hat
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and continuous testing tools
  • Experience working within an Agile environment
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
  • Server administration (either Linux or Windows)
  • Automation scripting (using scripting languages such as Terraform, Ansible etc.)
  • Ability to quickly acquire new skills and tools

Desirable Skills

  • GCP Certifications – ideally professional
  • Linux Certification
  • Windows Server Certification
  • Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services

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Job Reference: JO-1904-147260

Salary: £0.00 - £550.00 per day

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Job Duration: 3-6 months

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