Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Systems Engineer - Tier II

Full Time W/Benefits Ret Match
Location : Location
Secondary Location
Security Clearance
DHS Suitability

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Enterprise Google Cloud Platform Engineer to join our dynamic Tier II team. Sklled in Google Cloud Platform (GCP), you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining various cloud-based solutions for our federal customer. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deploy and optimize GCP services to drive scalability, availability, and security.


This position requires presence onsite at the customer location in Arlington, VA one day per week.



  • Design and architect secure, highly available, and scalable solutions on the Google Cloud Platform.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and develop strategies for cloud-based infrastructure and services.

  • Implement and configure GCP services, including Compute Engine, App Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Storage, and BigQuery.

  • Develop automation scripts and tools to streamline deployment and management of GCP resources.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot performance issues, security vulnerabilities, and system outages in GCP environments.

  • Participate in capacity planning, disaster recovery planning, and cost optimization initiatives.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in cloud computing and Google Cloud Platform.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Google Cloud Platform Engineer or similar role.

  • Proficient in designing and implementing GCP services and architecture.

  • Strong understanding of containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience with deploying and managing microservices and serverless applications on GCP.

  • Solid understanding of network and infrastructure security principles in the cloud.

  • Familiarity with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform).

  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

  • GCP certifications (e.g., Associate Cloud Engineer) are a plus.

  • Must be clearable for a US Government Clearance.

Desired Qualifications

Clearance Preference

  • DHS EOD - 1st priority
  • Any DHS badge + DoD Top Secret or Secret - 2nd choice
  • DoD Secret or Top Secret + willingness to get EOD clearance - 3rd choice (it can take 45 days to obtain EOD clearance – work can only begin once the clearance is fully adjudicated)

About Sev1Tech LLC

Founded in 2010, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management solutions delivery. Sev1Tech focuses on providing program and IT support services to critical missions across Federal and Commercial Clients. Our Mission is to Build better companies.  Enable better government. Protect our nation. Build better humans across the country.

Join the Sev1Tech family where you can achieve great accomplishments while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression.  Please apply directly through the website at:    #joinSev1tech

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Sev1Tech is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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