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Expert Cloud Platform Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 104360 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location : San Francisco; Alameda; Bakersfield; Belmont; Benicia; Berkeley; Brentwood; Brisbane; Campbell; Chico; Clearlake; Concord; Daly City; Danville; Davis; Dublin; Emeryville; Eureka; Fairfield; Folsom; Fremont; Fresno; Gilroy; Hayward; Livermore; Menlo Park; Milpitas; Modesto; Monterey; Morgan Hill; Mountain View; Napa; Newark; Novato; Oakdale; Oakland; Oakley; Orinda; Palo Alto; Petaluma; Pismo Beach; Pittsburg; Rancho Cordova; Red Bluff; Redding; Richmond; Rocklin; Roseville; Sacramento; Salinas; San Bruno; San Carlos; San Jose; San Luis Obispo; San Mateo; San Rafael; San Ramon; Santa Cruz; Santa Maria; Santa Rosa; Sonoma; Sonora; South San Francisco; Stockton; Tracy; Vacaville; Vallejo; Walnut Creek; Yuba City



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 highly complex cloud products and services
  • Provides expert level support in analyzing, diagnosing and resolving the most complex technical problems across all support areas.
  • Manages complex continuous build, test integration and deployment of platforms and pipelines
  • Configures, manages and troubleshoots complex systems of scale (cloud, virtualization, distributed networks, etc.)
  • Develops critical new tools and infrastructure with strong focus on Cloud-based services and technology
  • Develops tools, scripts and frameworks of moderate complexity 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
  • Leads large project teams on large scale efforts




  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of experience in cloud technologies
  • Experience working for a utility
  • Experience with Jfrog Artifactory
  • Experience Implementing and supporting SonarQube



  • 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
  • Experience in building large distributed systems
  • 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 in supporting highly available applications


License/Certification Minimum:

  • AWS Associate Certification, or equivalent Cloud platform certification
  • Multiple AWS Associate Certifications or equivalent Cloud platform certifications


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


Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland