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Senior GCP Engineer

IT | Hybrid in Hyderabad, India | Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Looking for technical candidates who are passionate about all things DevOps. The individual must be able to affect change, be proactive, and be passionate about making our development lifecycle as efficient as possible by implementing and evolving DevOps practices at Cendyn. This candidate will need to have a fervor for empowering support, development, and product teams to help drive the company's success.

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Design, implement, and manage GCP infrastructure using tools such as Terraform or Google Cloud Deployment Manager.
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Establish and maintain automated pipelines for seamless and reliable software delivery on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Implement robust monitoring and logging solutions for GCP resources using tools like Google Cloud Monitoring and the ELK stack. Also, engage in filtering and browsing logs to identify cloud-native application issues.
  • Security: Ensure the security of GCP environments by implementing best practices, conducting regular audits, and staying informed about Google Cloud security updates.
  • Scaling and Optimization: Optimize GCP resources for cost efficiency and performance, and design solutions that can scale horizontally on Google Cloud.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with development and operations teams to facilitate smooth integration of DevOps practices into the software development lifecycle on Google Cloud.
  • Incident Response: Participate in on-call rotations and contribute to incident response activities on Google Cloud, troubleshooting and resolving issues promptly.
  • Automation: Identify opportunities for automation and develop scripts or workflows to streamline repetitive tasks on Google Cloud.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation for GCP infrastructure, configurations, and processes.
  • Troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and providing resolutions or recommendations for resolution on Google Cloud.
  • Continually review existing processes for the entire lifecycle and update or create new methods for improvement and minimizing single points of failure or wastage on Google Cloud.
  • Assist in cost optimization to avoid unnecessary spending of Cloud resources on Google Cloud Platform.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Possess relevant Google Cloud certifications such as Google Cloud Professional DevOps Engineer or Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect.
  • 8+ years of experience working in enterprise architecture and design across multiple IT functional areas involving hybrid cloud deployments.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer with a focus on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Ruby, Python, Shell) and experience with infrastructure automation on GCP.
  • 4+ years of experience in capacity planning, benchmarking, business continuity, and resiliency planning for GCP environments.
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI, or Google Cloud Build for GCP.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools like Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Strong understanding of GCP networking principles and services.
  • In-depth knowledge of GCP security best practices and experience implementing security controls on Google Cloud Platform.

Expected Competencies:

  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to pay attention to programming style and neatness
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to train, mentor colleagues with patience with tangible results
  • Monitoring Infrastructure and applications and measuring customer experience and KPIs
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex infrastructure and deployment challenges.

Work Timings:

Monday through Friday from 12 PM to 9 PM IST to provide healthy overlap between India team and US team and supporting both to ensure adequate collaboration. This role will be working in Hybrid Mode and will require at least 2 days’ work from office at Hyderabad. Occasional evening and weekend work may be expected in case of job-related emergencies or client needs.

EEO Statement:

Cendyn provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cendyn complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Cendyn expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Cendyn’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.