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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 140622 

Job Category: Engineering / Science 

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland

Department Overview

Information Technology (IT) is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively to deliver high-quality technology solutions.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced cloud platform professional to work in a fast-paced and dynamic cloud engineering team. The successful candidate will facilitate PG&E's business vision by improving infrastructure and platforms that all PG&E employees use to design, collaborate, and build great customer experiences; accelerate the transformation of cloud services to public and private cloud-based platforms and services; provide cloud leadership for those involved in the design, development, testing, implementation, maintenance, support, and operations of PG&E's systems infrastructure.

A critical part of how we operate is to apply design thinking, innovate, and work collaboratively using agile development practices. Through these principles, we work as product teams to help deliver valuable cloud products to our business partners.


  • Designs, builds, and implements complex cloud products and services
  • Manages continuous build, test integration and deployment of platforms and pipelines
  • Configures, manages, and troubleshoots systems of scale (cloud, virtualization, distributed networks, etc.)
  • Maintains and updates critical tools and infrastructure with strong focus on Cloud-based services and technology
  • Develops tools and scripts that drive efficiency in automation, monitoring and management of large-scale environments
  • Implements continuous delivery and full-stack operations communities of practices across the Cloud COE



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 or more years of experience in cloud technologies
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience writing technical scripts


  • Master’s degree in business administration/engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment technologies
  • Experience with test-driven development frameworks for application and infrastructure code
  • Expertise on multitier application architecture, design and development using Java/J2E, .NET, Python, React/Angular, iOS or other Enterprise technologies
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and Terraform
  • Experience and fluent in the following areas: Sys admin in OS platforms (Linux/Unix, Windows); firm grasp of networking fundamentals such as DNS, HTTP, TCP/IP
  • Experience with tooling to support monitoring, telemetry, logging, and reporting/ dashboarding technologies

License/Certification Minimum:

  • AWS Associate Certification, or equivalent public cloud certification

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies:

  • Advanced knowledge of Cloud computing technologies; expert knowledge in certain cloud knowledge domains
  • Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Knowledge of Agile software development principles, values, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level
  • Ability to innovate and adopt new approaches, technologies and solutions working with various subject matter experts and leaders
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence effectively with officers and with leaders inside and outside of the department and line of business

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