Cloud Engineer

Closing date
5 May 2021

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Google Cloud Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £26,000 - £60,000 (based on experience)
Career Level: Senior Analyst, Specialist, Associate Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

"Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us." - Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

As a team:

You will be part of a team which implements Public and Private Cloud technologies and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.
  • The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
  • This role may either be based from a multi-client delivery centre or at client sites for extended period of times when required.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you're looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

As a Google Cloud Engineer, you will:
  • Work on multiple Cloud projects as part of a wider Cloud capability team.
  • Build and maintain Google Cloud estates as per best practices.
  • Migrate applications to Google Cloud.
  • Undertake necessary trainings and certifications on latest technologies.
  • Evaluate Cloud estate periodically to identify opportunities for optimization.
  • Create support documents and share knowledge with the team.


In our team we are seeking an experienced Google Cloud engineer with:
  • Capability of deploying and managing highly available, cost-effective, scalable and secure systems on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Minimum 6 months of hands-on experience in GCP and related cloud technologies.
  • Minimum 5 years of overall IT experience.
  • A Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification

We are looking for experience in the following skills:
  • Expertise in deploying and managing a Google Cloud environment as per best practices.
  • Good understanding of key Google Cloud services including:
  • Compute Engine (GCE), Kubernetes Engine (GKE), VPC, Object, File & Block storage, Cloud Functions and Cloud SQL & Bigtable databases
  • Cost Management, Operations suite and Deployment Manager
  • Experience in migrating workloads from on-prem to Google Cloud.
  • Experience in configuring backup, monitoring, patching and security of GCP estate.
  • Experience in extending on-premises environment to Google Cloud in a hybrid setup.
  • Experience in Linux and Windows server system administration and scripting skills.
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills.

Set yourself apart:
  • Familiarity with one or more of standard DevOps tools, such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • Ability to identify and leverage appropriate GCP service for a given use case.
  • Familiarity with Cloud APIs, gcloud CLI and SDK.

What's in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days' vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/04/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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