Google Cloud Engineer

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/22/2021 1:52 PM)
Job ID
2021-2974
# of Openings
2
Category
*Technical Consulting

Overview

Acuity is seeking a skilled Google Cloud Engineer/Architect to join our team in support of a federal customer’s cloud computing office. The Architect will help conceptualize, design, and build the customer’s Google Cloud Platform product to be used by many organizations within this cabinet-level agency.  

  

The Architect will serve on a focused, small (6 to 8 person) team to build a new Google Cloud Platform service offering, which will be used by the agency to modernize and migrate systems to the cloud. The Architect will work closely with the Product Owner, Scrum Master, engineers, and security engineers to define and build the initial service offering as well as the roadmap for future releases. This position requires in-depth knowledge of Google Cloud services and cloud computing, and the ability to clearly communicate architectural trade-offs/design options so that the Product Owner can make informed decisions. The successful candidate will be a motivated team-player with the desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, exciting environment. 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead solution development for Google cloud-based solutions 
  • Architect, design and implement plans for deploying complex enterprise solutions and services on Google Cloud  
  • Architect highly available, fault tolerant solutions with a disaster recovery strategy; plan and execute regular fire drill activities
  • Provide guidance and technical advice to clients and colleagues, and being actively involved with the team on a daily basis 
  • Develop proofs-of-concepts for architectural designs and create Google Cloud PaaS and IaaS estimates with high level technical plans. 

Qualifications

 

  • Must have 3+ years of work experience with Cloud Platform technologies, and a focus on Google Cloud Platform 
  • Five or more years of experience with: 
  • Cloud solutions, platforms, and technologies; 
  • Demonstrated cloud architecture projects and deployments; 
  • Architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of enterprise level cloud platforms, solutions, and services; 
  • Architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e., having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.); and 
  • Leading and implementing cloud strategy migration and architecture customization. 
  • Experience with establishing technical strategy and architecture at an enterprise level 
  • Expert level knowledge of security, authentication, MFA, authorization, data privacy, identity and access management (IAM), cryptography/key management, access controls, and security protocols 

 

Preferred Experience and Education:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or related field  
  • Experience working with Federal government clients 
  • Experience with government Authority to Operate (ATO) security requirements and processes 
  • Experience with DevOps practices (e.g., CI/CD pipelines, Infrastructure as Code, Agile Scrum Lifecycle, etc.)  
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operation Systems 

 
Required Clearance: 

  • Secret clearance or above (Interim Secret is acceptable) 

 

Acuity is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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