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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

LocationSan Ramon, California;

Requisition ID # 117851 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

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 a cloud automation engineer 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 platform assistance 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.


  • Deploys new automation and enhancements to existing workflows for process improvement
  • Develops automation for common server provisioning tasks (e.g. install, configuration, upgrade, patching, backups, monitoring and validation of build)
  • Identifies, analyzes and improves existing business processes within a department to meet new goals and objectives
  • Collaborates with other subject matter experts, automation engineers and interfacing teams
  • Communicates (oral and written) recommendations and findings internally and externally 
  • Partners with various departments to understand and incorporate standards information and requirements into work procedures
  • Works on moderately complex problems that require in depth analysis and judgment to obtain results or solutions
  • Defines and documents business requirements for complex system development or testing 
  • Analyzes existing applications and systems and formulates logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, logical database design, performs coding and tests/debugs programs
  • Requires little to no mentoring to run with tasks 
  • Ensures work is carried out using established processes, practices and procedures as directed  



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Sciences, Management Information Systems or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience as an Automation Engineer
  • 3 years in Cloud technologies
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum
  • Experience with provisioning and scripting (python, shell, PowerShell) 


  • Experience with VMs and physical servers
  • Good oral and written communication skills  
  • Good workload and time management skills
  • Ability to adhere to company policies and compliance standards
  • Experience with VMWare vSphere 
  • Experience in VMware vRealize Automation (VRA version 8.x) 
  • Experience with Ansible 
  • Experience with Terraform 
  • Experience with Oracle, SQL, and/or PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with web development (
  • Understanding and experience working with Containers and Modern Cloud Technologies 
  • Experience with Windows and Linux (RHEL)

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