Cloud Engineer (GCP)

The Nerdery (View all Jobs)


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About Nerdery and Being a “Nerd.”

Nerdery is a digital product consultancy. Much more than consultants, we’re allies and guides on our clients’ digital journey – helping them to grow their business and delight their customers through intuitive, thoughtfully designed technology. As true partners, we prepare our clients for the opportunities in front of them, help them achieve their goals, and quickly deliver value for their customers. We do this by solving problems in creative ways across strategy, design, and technology.

At Nerdery, we’re not defined by our job titles but by the impact we make. You’ll work directly and closely with some of the world’s best brands to help create innovative digital products that serve everyone. As Nerds, our insight, innovation, and expertise are celebrated, and our growth is not only encouraged but expected. Being a Nerd means stepping up and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.  We’re curious, fearless (well, not totally fearless – there are heights and spiders, after all), and always our authentic selves.

Who We Are

At Nerdery, we pride ourselves on being a premier digital business consultancy. However, we are much more than consultants. We’re allies on our client’s digital journey. As true partners, we prepare our clients for the opportunities in front of them, as well as in the future. We bridge strategy and execution, at all operational levels. We create solutions that accelerate our client’s progress by thoughtfully crafted and methodically executed.

Our Cloud Engineering team at Nerdery believes in quality craftsmanship, meaningful collaboration, and outstanding customer service. We get a lot of energy from partnering with our clients to develop custom solutions that solve their business problems. Our impact can be felt in both startups and enterprise corporations, with our work serving millions of users every day.

Who You Are

You enjoy fast-paced and well structured challenges that push your boundaries. You are naturally a curious person who loves to explore both professional and personally. Additionally, you do well around others who are also curious. You love to funnel that curiosity into growth, ultimately leading to impact the lives of those who use the solutions you create. If this sounds like you, Nerdery is your home, a place where you will be an integral part of the team, regardless of title or seniority.

What You’ll Do

As a Cloud Engineer,  you will design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic cloud solutions to drive business objectives. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement technical best practices, while continuously optimizing cloud services.

This role is also responsible for driving deployment automation, developing infrastructure as code and scripts, and implementing necessary tools and technologies. This role plays  a vital part in ensuring adherence to compliance and regulatory standards, as well as promoting and fostering a culture of security consciousness within the organization.


  • Work with Back-End & Front-End developers to support integration and deployment efforts
  • Develop and maintain reusable templates and code to automate solution delivery and deployment
  • Ensure the availability, performance, security, and scalability of the production system by implementing proactive system monitoring
  • Write readable, maintainable infrastructure as code with minimal technical oversight
  • Communicate with Nerdery employees and Nerdery clients about task status, availability, and questions about technology
  • Assist in capacity planning and performance management of cloud environments.
  • Create and maintain system documentation including diagrams, operational and support procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 
  • 4+ years of professional experience within the software industry required
  • Professional work experience in GCP administration with strong fundamentals in computing, networking, security, and storage
  • 2+ years of professional experience with a cloud platform required and specifically experience with
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Ansible (Terraform preferred) 
  • Hands-on experience managing CI/CD tools and orchestration platforms such as Jenkins, GitLab, Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of building Docker containers and understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience working in a distributed, agile environment planning and executing on a projects using Agile methodologies
  • Confident with use of Git for version control

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant certifications from major cloud providers
  • Experience with ETL/ELT
  • Experience with BigData
  • Experience with Databricks
  • Experience in database architecture, business intelligence, big data, machine learning, and/or advanced analytics

Are We the Right Fit For You?

The best way to get the scoop on whether Nerdery is the right place for you is to chat with current Nerds.  We would be delighted to have a conversation with you and share insight into what it’s really like to work at our organization and if it’s a place where you can thrive.  Our interview process will provide you ample opportunity to talk with other team members and assess whether the role is a good fit for your next chapter.  Take the first step and apply today – our Technical Recruiters will then reach out to you to get the ball rolling!

Must be legally authorized to work within the country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

Nerdery is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practice laws. Nerdery strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), pregnancy, marital status, familial status, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. All employees, other workers and representatives of Nerdery are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. Nerdery will ensure that all employment practices are free of such discrimination. Such employment practices include, but are not limited to: hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, selection, layoff, disciplinary action, termination, compensation, benefits, selection for training, including apprenticeship and other terms and conditions of employment. Nerdery will also provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities pursuant to all applicable laws.

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