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Cloud Architect - GCP - Middleware

Job Description

Job Description

  • Set up monitoring for websites using the Pingdom monitoring tool.

  • Hosting containerized applications using Dockers with Jenkins and GitHub integrations.

  • Monitoring and management of infrastructure and application services for optimal capacity utilization and performance.

  • Implementation and performance tuning of RedHat, Centos, Windows 2008 Server environment for client's global operations.

  • Handle common database procedures such as provisioning of the database, upgrade and refresh staging database environments with production data when requested.

  • Managing database users, generating various reports by querying from the database, modifying the database structure as per the information sharing by the application developers.

Candidate Description

  • Should have strong knowledge and experience in Google Cloud Platform involving compute, storage, network and database solutions

  • Should have strong analytical skills in understanding the business and technical requirement and propose appropriate GCP solution to meet those requirements

  • Experience in creating technical design and architecture documents, review with various stakeholders for design and solution approval for implementation

  • Hands on experience in implementing VPC network, Load balancers, Cloud VPN, Cloud Router, NAT gateway etc.,

  • Experience in implementing Cloud IAM with principle of least privilege, security hardening of cloud infrastructure in line with CIS, NIST standards

  • Experience in provisioning of GCP infrastructure with Infrastructure as a Code approach preferably using Terraform

  • Knowledge in Cloud Operations suite, and hands on experience in implementing Cloud Monitoring, Logging to ensure site reliability and performance of hosted applications

  • Strong knowledge and implementation experience in Google Kubernetes Engine to host containerized workloads with high availability and to support rapid application delivery

  • Ability to create and customize kubernetes manifests for creating deployments, services, and ingress objects

  • Knowledge and experience in designing CICD pipelines using GCP Devops solutions and 3rd party tools viz. Jenkins, bitbucket, Github, CI etc.,

  • Should have strong knowledge in blue green deployment, canary release, A/B testing methodologies to implement production grade CICD pipelines

  • Implementation experience in GCP managed database and storage solutions such as Cloud SQL, Fire store, cloud storage buckets

  • Experience in implementation of API gateways using Cloud Endpoint, Apigee; knowledge in OpenAPI specification and framework

  • Candidate should be Google Cloud certified in any infrastructure track

  • Setting up web components like IIS/Apache on Windows/Unix environments.

  • Troubleshooting the problems related to webserver/Appserver configuration issues and performance issues.

Application Description

Employer Description

Excellent opportunity for GCP - Middleware - Cloud Architect to be part of our Infrastructure services practice. Cognizant Infrastructure Services - Provides IT infrastructure & Cloud services for clients across industry verticals, including both Consulting/Professional and Managed Services, across Enterprise Computing, Cloud services, DevOps, Data Centres, End User Computing, Service Desk, Network Services and Environment Management Services., Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.