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GCP DevOps Engineer

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    DevOps Engineer

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    Up to £750 per day

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    Sonny Allenby

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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As a Senior GCP DevOps Engineer, you'll own the design and support a team or effort. We'll be looking at you to set technical direction and take responsibility for successfully achieving an outcome or deliverable. You may have a team of people to support, leading a development team, or else you could be working across multiple teams, providing some centralised expertise necessary for a larger program of work.

Role overview

  • Defining architectural and software design patterns.
  • Designing for scalability, high availability and disaster recovery requirements.
  • Secure development and architectural practices, as well as knowledge of non-functional considerations.
  • Working alongside others in the team to develop, design, elaborate user stories and deliver estimates during story pointing.
  • TDD and/or BDD approaches, considering outcome at design. Knowledge of test automation.
  • Developing code and pipelines using CI/CD tools.
  • Using tools such as JIRA for tracking progress and traceability.
  • Reviewing code with your teammates to provide assurance on a release.
  • Resolving root cause analysis and troubleshooting solutions.
  • Using fundamental tools and languages E.g. Google Cloud SDK, SQL, Linux, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, HTML and CSS.
  • Microservices architecture, including containers and serverless implementation. E.g. Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, AWS Lambda, Cloud Functions (GCP).
  • Machine learning tools and techniques, e.g. Auto ML, Tensorflow, Natural Language, Vision AI

Common Technology

Google Cloud / GCP

  • App Engine
  • Cloud Functions
  • Kubernetes Engine, Compute Engine, VPCs
  • Cloud Spanner, Cloud SQL and BigQuery
  • Dataflow, Apache Beam
  • DialogFlow, Auto ML, AI Platform


  • Microservices patterns
  • Event-driven architectures and message queues
  • Relational and non-relational databases

Languages and frameworks

  • Java 8+, JavaScript, Python
  • Common frameworks and APIs such as Spring Boot, Guice, Jersey, Node.js, Flask
  • Knowledge of JVM, its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Building tools such as Maven and Gradle
  • CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins and Google Cloud Build
  • Using a range of technologies and libraries in the Java ecosystem.

Please get in touch with Sonny Allenby @ La Fosse Associates.