Google Cloud Platform Technical Lead


On Site
Full Time


Google Cloud Platform
IT management
Customer experience
Analytical skill
Business process
Enterprise architecture
Cloud Foundry
General Ledger
Computer science
Computer engineering
Object-Oriented Programming
Spring MVC
Automated testing
Continuous integration
Cloud computing
Data migration
Enterprise resource planning
Software development
Spring Framework
Software deployment
Test-driven development
Amazon Web Services

Job Details

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up daily, roll up our sleeves, and build a better world together. At Ford, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress and we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. You will be able to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

As a key member of our Enterprise Technology Group, you'll play a critical part in crafting the future of mobility. If you're looking for the chance to bring to bear advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience, and improve people's lives, this is your opportunity. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help build vehicles as inquisitive as you are.

Ford is implementing the SAP I-ERP program, which will improve productivity, reduce the size and complexity of Ford's technical footprint, emphasize differentiating capabilities, and transform and standardize its business processes. You will be part of the IERP API and Enhancements foundational product team in the Enterprise Architecture Group.

We are seeking a Cloud Technical Lead who will be responsible for VMware Tanzu (Tanzu = Pivotal Cloud Foundry / PCF) and the Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) of this ERP program. This includes hands-on coding, analyzing, debugging, and fixing production issues.

SAP I-ERP General Ledger is a critical application with hundreds of interfaces

What you'll be able to do:
  • Hands-on experience in advanced Java, PCF, and Google Cloud Platform to support Production issues.
  • Convert existing PCF interfaces to Google Cloud Platform.
  • Fix PCF and Google Cloud Platform Production issues within SLA
  • Analyze, debug, and identify the root cause of the Production issues.
  • Support ongoing enhancements and change requests.

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of Object-oriented Development experience where you applied Java Enterprise concepts with the following tools and technologies:
    • Spring Platform (Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Spring JDBC, Spring Cloud)
    • Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and technologies (Jenkins CI or similar)
  • 2+ Experience working with hybrid cloud environments such as researching the best use of cloud products and the ecosystem, designing, developing, implementing, and managing Google Cloud Platform infrastructure.
  • 2 years of experience in Agile practices (SAFE, Scrum, Kanban, TDD, etc.)
  • Experience with microservice architecture, REST APIs, SOAP/WSDL/XML/SOA, etc.
  • Deployment of APIs, usage of Apigee, and troubleshooting APIs and Apigee Proxy framework
  • Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service Cloud delivery models, and the current competitive landscape.

Our preferred requirements:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • Systems Architect - implementing and laying down the entire enterprise infrastructure.
  • Application Architect - designing microservices using 12-factor app methodologies.
  • TANZU (Tanzu = PCF / Pivotal Cloud Foundry) administration Cloud Solutions Architect with Tanzu TAS (formerly Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) in AWS/Google Cloud Platform/on-prem
  • DevOps activities in an Agile development framework
  • Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Network ingress and egress patterns
  • Data migration practices and technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong desire to move projects forward and be proactive. Seeks opportunities to learn and improve.
  • Google Cloud Platform certification is a plus.

What you'll receive in return:

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage, generous PTO, retirement, and savings plans, incentive compensation, tuition assistance, a vehicle discount program, and much more.

For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: Please see our Company Profile. (This position is a range of salary grades 7 and 8).

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