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Cloud Engineer

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Work Arrangement

This role is categorized as on-site. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to headquarter building in Shanghai, China five times per week.

If you are a current employee of General Motors working in the other countries, please note this position is not supporting the ISP assignment.

The Role -

The Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for delivering cloud architecture and engineering designs, implementing and/or maintaining GM cloud governance model to execute on the company’s leading-edge cloud strategy, operating cloud infrastructure for application teams.

This cloud engineer role will be working with the vertical application teams to understand the application infrastructure and connectivity requirements, review cloud architecture, define cloud service standards, provision application cloud infrastructure and maintain the GM cloud platform from China perspective to meet compliance requirements. This role is focused on architecture and engineering of the core cloud IaaS, PaaS, & SaaS service offerings, across multiple cloud providers including Azure and future other cloud providers. This role will work across various business units to ensure that the business can grow and be more productive. If you are up for challenges, eager to learn and highly motivated, we’d love to speak with you!

What You’ll Do -

  • Maintain Azure China cloud infrastructure as extended CCOE resource.
  • Support cloud (Azure China) onboarding for innovation teams including subscription setup, IAM onboarding, pipeline setup, infra provisioning guidance, etc.
  • Provides cloud infrastructure and application support by monitoring/troubleshooting Incidents/Problems and participates in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Provide technical leadership for utilizing standard patterns/templates, reference architectures, and technologies as defined, to provision & automate support processes, in order to increase speed of delivery.
  • Provide expert technical leadership & stable operational support for workloads in the cloud (specifically Azure), ensuring adherence to the overarching IT Cloud Architecture, and delivery of new designs.
  • Use technical skills to identify & recommend opportunities for optimization and automation to drive down cloud and operational costs.
  • Manage and govern cloud infrastructure for local cloud setup in GM China
  • Understand new capabilities and services from various Cloud providers and be able to define deployment and security standards for those services.
  • Assist in standing up new cloud instances and adding new features and capabilities.
  • Improve developer and innovation team user experience via automation and platform engineering practices.
  • Provision, maintain and update cloud infrastructure for SDV cloud platform in China.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​​  

  • Hands-on experience in designing, implementing and operating cloud-based solutions (Azure, AWS, Aliyun, etc)
  • Hands-on software development via application development, SRE, DevOps engineering, systems
  • Proficient in a development or scripting language such as Python, Bash, Java, Golang, etc.
  • Strong understanding of technology design patterns and approaches
  • A track record of managing innovation, developing and applying creative solutions to business problems, anticipating situations and needs, and finding flexible answers to new situations.
  • Designing and implementation of cloud governance policies
  • Knowledge and working experience with CAF, Landing Zones, and Guardrails (IAM, Policy, etc.)
  • Proficient in infrastructure as code tools like Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, YAML pipelines, Bicep, Terraform, Puppet.
  • Knowledge and exposure of networking – TCP/IP and DNS
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of interfacing with both engineers and business stakeholders
  • Cooperate with other infra teams like Network and Identity Team to bring our platform to a higher level.
  • Deep skills on Kubernetes design principles e.g. Operator framework, etc.
  • Experience working with containerized applications and deployment using Kubernetes, Docker
  • Experience with Automation Frameworks – Terraform and Ansible
  • You speak English fluently (written and spoken).

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • If you have knowledge of security and compliance in the automotive sector is a big plus.
  • Experience to work as GitOps.
  • You have hands-on experience with creating CICD pipelines for the Azure Infrastructure with different technologies: Azure DevOps, or GitHub Actions.
  • You have hands-on experience in developing Single Page Applications (SPA) with vuejs, reactjs or Angularjs.

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