Google Cloud DevOps Engineer

  • Accenture Inc Company
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 15, 2022

Job Description

We are:
A leading partner to the world's major cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most and offers huge growth opportunities for you!

As part of our Google Cloud Platform practice, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions. You will build better software better! There will never be a typical day and that's why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today's biggest, most complex business challenges. We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!

You are:

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) DevOps Engineer role is responsible for integration of application development across the product life cycle, right from planning, building, testing, and deployment to support. DevOps Engineers are expected to know GCP native automation tools and capabilities which may be required for process automation and testing. It is essential to have excellent communication and coordination skills to successfully integrate various functions in a coordinated manner. Using GCP public cloud technologies, our DevOps Engineers implement state-of-the-art, scalable, high-performance solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and emerging digital applications.

The work:
  • Designing, build, and testing the development of cloud native applications using the Google Cloud Platform services, native and 3rd party technologies, and various open source frameworks
  • Work within an agile team that includes members with cross-functional skills
  • Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs
  • Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
  • Setting up tools and required infrastructure
  • Defining and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
  • Have the technical skill to review, verify, and validate the software code developed in the project
  • Troubleshooting techniques and fixing the code bugs
  • Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage
  • Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Coordination and communication within the team and with customers
  • Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools
  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
  • Monitoring and measuring customer experience and KPIs
  • Managing periodic reporting on the progress to the management and the customer
  • Oral status and occasional written reports via daily stand-ups, etc.
  • Continuous learning and curiosity of new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.
  • Adapt to existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Use considerable judgment to define solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Establish methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.


For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: With all our roles, you should expect some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, leaders and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Here's what you need:
  • Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Professional Cloud Architect and or Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer certification
  • Minimum of 1 year of hands-on experience with GCP services using GCP Console or Deployment Manager
  • Hands-on experience in any of the industry 'best-of-breed' DevSecOps tools (i.e., Prisma Cloud, Sysdig, Aqua, Snyk)
  • Experience in Cloud provisioning and management (i.e. Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience with native GCP DevOps (Cloud Build, Blueprints, etc) and/or 3rd party CI/CD tools (i.e. GitLab, Jenkins, CircleCI)
  • Minimum of 2 years of DevOps Engineer experience with the GCP cloud environment and a passion for learning new technologies
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience developing applications using containers, Kubernetes, service mesh (Istio, Solo) on GCP.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)


Our Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

At Accenture, inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and embedded in our core values. We are committed to creating a workforce where our people can feel comfortable, be themselves and contribute. Like Canada itself, Accenture employees represent a tremendous variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, backgrounds and languages. We offer an inclusive environment regardless of personal characteristics such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.

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Other Employment Statements

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