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DET-GCP Cloud Infra Engineer-GDSF02



Kochi, Kerala, India · Singapore
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Digital & Emerging Technologies Team and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including Asset management, Banking and Capital Markets, Insurance and Private Equity, Health, Government, Power and Utilities, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services. Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well, this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

We're seeking experienced Cloud Infrastructure Engineers to join the leadership team of our EY-Consulting-DET (Digital & Emerging Technologies) Team. This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the expansion of our innovative service offerings within a leading firm. Our dedication to the financial and non-financial services marketplace sets us apart as the only professional services organization with a specialized business unit focused on this sector. As part of the Digital & Emerging Technologies team, you'll collaborate with diverse teams worldwide, delivering solutions with a global perspective. Join us in shaping the future of technology and business.

EY Digital & Emerging Technologies is a unique, industry-focused business unit that provides a broad range of integrated services that leverage deep industry experience with strong functional capability and product knowledge. The Digital & Emerging Technologies (DET) practice works with clients to analyse, formulate, design, mobilize and drive digital transformation initiatives. We advise clients on their most pressing digital challenges and opportunities surround business strategy, customer, growth, profit optimization, innovation, technology strategy, and digital transformation. We also have a unique ability to help our clients translate strategy into actionable technical design, and transformation planning/mobilization. Through our unique combination of competencies and solutions, EY’s DET team helps our clients sustain competitive advantage and profitability by developing strategies to stay ahead of the rapid pace of change and disruption and supporting the execution of complex transformations.

Your key responsibilities

  • Design, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure solutions on Google Cloud Platform aligned with business requirements.
  • Migrate workloads from on-premises environments or other public clouds to Google Cloud Platform, ensuring seamless integration and minimal downtime.
  • Design and implement Enterprise Landing Zone and application landing zones, considering Google recommended design principles, security, disaster recovery, high availability, and resilient considerations.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools using Terraform or other Infrastructure-as-Code tools to streamline deployment, configuration, and management of cloud resources.
  • implement robust backup solutions to safeguard critical data and ensure data integrity in the event of data loss or corruption, utilizing GCP-native backup services or third-party backup solutions where applicable.
  • Designing and implementing high availability architectures to minimize downtime and ensure continuous availability of critical services and applications, leveraging GCP's native high availability features and best practices.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions on GCP.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members, sharing knowledge and best practices in GCP infrastructure management.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and GCP services, continuously evaluating and implementing new solutions to optimize our cloud environment.
  • Collaborate with client-facing teams and management to develop estimates, Point of Views (POVs), Position Papers, and contribute to pursuits, proposals, and Statement of Work (SOW).
  • Participate in the recruitment process, including interviewing and evaluating candidates, and oversee the development and maintenance of team competence in cloud-native technologies.
  • Participating in the organization-wide people initiatives
  • Excellent skill in written and oral communication skills; writing, publishing, and conference level presentation skills a plus.

Skills and attributes for success

Technical attributes:

  • Proficient in implementing GCP landing zones to meet specific project requirements and organizational standards.
  • Strong experience in establishing governance policies, security controls, and compliance measures within landing zones to ensure secure and efficient cloud operations.
  • Strong experience of working with terraform or other IaC tools on Cloud (GCP, AWS & Azure)
  • Experience in developing Infra automation solutions using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform/Deployment Manager and Jenkin/Terraform cloud or other CICD tools to streamline the deployment of GCP resources.
  • Experience in developing and implementing organizational policies and defining custom organization policy constraints.
  • Proficient in implementing CI/CD pipelines for infrastructure automation to achieve rapid and consistent resource provisioning.
  • Strong experience in deploying cloud compute, storage, networking, monitoring and security solutions in client environment.
  • Experience with migration of workloads from on-premises environments or other public clouds to Google Cloud Platform, leveraging tools such as Migrate for Compute
  • Experience with large and complex IT systems in an enterprise environment using virtualization including VMware or hyper V
  • Experience designing and implementing observability solutions for cloud-based architectures.
  • Experience in deploying and implementing Anthos on GCP, or any other cloud platforms.
  • Experience in designing and implementing GKE specific solution.
  • Experience managing complex cloud environment, delivering application migration to cloud platform.
  • Proficiency in defining Open Policy Agent (OPA) policy constraint templates specifically designed for GKE policy governance.
  • Exposure to hybrid cloud solutions like GCP Bare Metal, GCVE.
  • Proficient in GCP networking concepts such as VPC peering, Shared VPC, VPC, Cloud Interconnect, NGFW, Cloud VPN and Cloud DNS with a strong understanding of network architecture design principles for designing secure network architecture.
  • Strong understanding of GCP security offerings, including Identity and Access Management, Security Command Center, Key Management Service, Cloud HSM, and Cloud Armor, with a focus on implementing defense-in-depth security controls and mitigating security risks in GCP
  • experience in designing and implementing high availability architectures and disaster recovery strategies to ensure the resilience of cloud-based systems.
  • Experience in implementing any 3rd party backup solution for Google cloud platform.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.

To qualify for the role, you must have.

  • Degree in Engineering, IT, Computer Science
  • Hands-on technical experience with a minimum of 6-8 years in an Infrastructure background, with 3+ years of experience in GCP infra solution.
  • Proficiency in Terraform Infrastructure as Code scripting and demonstrated experience in implementing GCP enterprise and application landing zone solutions.
  • Expertise in architecting and delivering large-scale cloud migrations from on-premises or other cloud platforms.
  • Experience in designing and implementing infrastructure and application migrations to Google Kubernetes Engine.
  • Familiarity with GCP as well as other cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS is considered an added advantage.
  • Proven track record in designing, implementing, and optimizing GCP infrastructure solutions.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and agile development environment.


  • Certification as a GCP Professional Cloud Architect or GCP Associate Cloud Engineer.
  • Terraform Associates certification.
  • Any additional cloud certifications would be considered an added advantage.

Technologies and Tools

  • Google cloud platform with additional knowledge of AWS/Azure
  • IaC tools Terraform / Deployment manager.
  • Experience in CICD tools Jenkin / Terraform Cloud
  • Docker, Cubernets, Github, Github Actions
  • Experience in Operating system RHEL or SUSI Linux /Windows
  • Experience in GCP Cloud operation Suites or Splunk/Dynatrace etc
  • Experience in GCP Migration tools: Migrate to compute, Migrate to container.
  • GKE, Cloud Deploy, cloud build,
  • Configuration management tools : Puppet/Ansible (optional)
  • GCVE, Google Anthos
  • Experience in Virtualization platform VMware / Hyper-V
  • Any Cloud based backup solution like Veeam/Commvault etc.

What we look for

  • Has successfully demonstrated domain of most skills and technologies during many relevant projects.
  • Strong experience in the use of complex technologies
  • Proven experience in delivering effective cloud Infra solutions.
  • Confidently uses most of the related skills and technologies and maintains an in-depth knowledge of the area.
  • Experience designing and conducting research and experiments with recently developed technologies.

What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland, and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills, and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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