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Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Mountain View - Fully Remote, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Engineer to join our team in Mountain View - Fully Remote, California (US-CA), United States (US).


Job Summary: 

We are currently looking for a GCP (Google Cloud Platform) Engineer to join our team supporting NASA’s Enterprise Managed Cloud Computing (EMCC) Group at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. This role will provide cloud service technical integration and support across the NASA centers to facilitate agency cloud usage and adoption. Tasks will include solutions-based engineering and optimization/automation of cloud tasks and procedures, customer support, administration of Managed Cloud Environments (MCEs), workflow and tools development, cloud architecture, and cloud service administration.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Build, manage, and maintain large-scale enterprise cloud environments (GCP, but AWS and Azure are a plus.).
  • Possessing a strong DevOps mentality, create tools, automation scripts, and help develop optimized processes.
  • Create and document cloud role policies.
  • Interface with NASA customers to provide rapid deployment of cloud services.
  • Provide subject matter expertise of Google Cloud Platform infrastructure and services.
  • Engineer cloud solutions conforming to the government systems development lifecycle standards.
  • Install, configure, deploy, and maintain cloud-based servers and services running various operating systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Create tools, scripts, and automation with Python, Ruby, Perl, or Bash.
  • Present proposed solutions to Contract Task Management and Civil Servant customers.
  • Engineer cloud configurations to implement security controls aligned with the NIST 800-53 risk management framework.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field or experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a SECRET government clearance
  • A minimum of 8 years of GCP engineer experience including:
    • Experience operating large-scale enterprise cloud environments as a member of a technical team.
    • Experience installing, configuring, deploying, and maintaining cloud-based servers and services running various operating systems in an enterprise environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any Security certification is a plus.
  • Lean IT or ITIL training or certification is a plus.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Google Cloud Platform infrastructure and services.
  • Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure experience
  • Cloud networking experience 
  • Automation, CI/CD, IaC, and Orchestration tools (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, Jenkins, etc.) 
  • Agile / Solutions oriented individual.
  • Security experience, NIST 800-53, or compliance auditing
  • Proficient in creating tools, scripts, and automation with one or more of the following: Python, Ruby, Perl or Bash.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time to other US based NASA centers.


Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.


NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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