Engineer - Digital Platforms GCP

Date: Aug 29, 2023

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN

Company: Beam Suntory



With two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory is a world leader in premium spirits. As a truly global business, we bring together the best of our culturally diverse heritage. We value both agility and long-term thinking, we share a collective commitment to excellence and a dedication to craftsmanship, and across borders and roles, we collaborate to delight our consumers responsibly, and contribute to a more sustainable society for all of our stakeholders.


Our Vision is Growing for Good and our mission is to be the world’s most admired, fastest-growing premium spirits company. We’re a business that runs on responsibility, integrity, ambition and drive, and we celebrate exceptional performance. We welcome our people to dream big and tenaciously pursue ambitious goals – we call it our Yatte Minahare Spirit. 


But perhaps most importantly – we value difference, and we appreciate what each of us can contribute. We inspire each other, and challenge ourselves to innovate, improve, advance new ideas and try new things. We create endless opportunities to Unleash Your Spirit every day in a culture that is charged, creative, challenging and fun. 


 What Makes this a Great Opportunity



  • Beam Suntory is a leader in the spirits industry with a track record of profitability and growth, compelling brands, and sizable professional growth potential.
  • Opportunity to shape the Google Cloud Platform architecture for a key Big Rock business enabler on a global Digital Platforms team.
  • Opportunity to build solutions and manage projects coupled with an expectation to contribute hands-on technical delivery.


Role Mission


This position will be a key contributor as an IT Engineer on the Digital Platforms team, specifically responsible for Google Cloud Platform services serving our Revenue Growth Management (RGM) agenda.  The primary focus of this role is delivering against implementation and support of GCP services in our RGM Technical Stack.



Role Responsibility


  • Design, delivery, and implementation of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) infrastructure and solutions.
  • Collaborate with cloud partners and other internal groups to assess supporting new technologies and specific use cases.
  • Define and implement cutting-edge, scalable, high-performance solutions (such as advanced analytics, open source, enterprise collaboration, microservices, serverless and AI/ML) that satisfy the requirements of today’s corporate and emerging digital applications using Google Cloud Platform public cloud technologies.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform services, 3rd party database platforms (i.e., PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.), Kubernetes, IaC, etc.
  • Partner with business owners to articulate and deliver against agenda / roadmap, such as participating and/or leading project delivery of global solutions (ideation, blueprinting, implementation, and operationalization). 
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills coupled with ability to communicate (oral/written) to both horizontal and vertical audiences.

Qualifications & Experience


Experience: 5+ years of experience building and engineering Google Cloud Platform solutions in large-scale environments.  Significant and demonstrable track record of experience on one or more of the following areas:


  • Experience in Cloud platforms, Hyperscalers, Cost estimations, network architecture, security, communication between On-Premises and Cloud, migrations, enablement of applications and services, etc.
  • Infrastructure, servers, systems, applications, and user experience, SSO, SAML, MFA, administration, backup/restore, upgrade / update, Assess and fi security vulnerabilities, etc.  
  • Databases, including PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MSSQL, etc.  Kubernetes experience leveraging GKE, Ingress Controllers, etc.
  • Infrastructure as Code: Terraform Define private repositories, branches, security, users’ management, etc.


Technical: Extensive hands-on experience of one or more from each of the following Technology / Platform areas:


  • GCP IAM, Storage, VMs, Network, backup / restore, CDN, Security, Web Services, Repositories, etc.
  • Expertise in network components such as VPC, peering, router, load balancer, external and internal Ips allocations, CIDRs, Subnets, Shared VPC, serverless VPC, Firewall rules and policies, egress/ingress, etc.
  • Experience in VM types, evaluate appropriate VMs based on requirement, cost optimizations, zone level, region level VMs and enablement of communication with strengthen security, firewall, backups/restore, IP and port level restrictions, startup scripts, etc.
  • Experience in user provisioning, permissions, groups, SSH keys, 2FA, etc.
  • Experience in all types of storage, snapshots, buckets, zonal and regional specific, NFS, etc.
  • Experience in cloud transformation, protect apps from bots and web attacks, digital sovereignty, address vulnerabilities proactively, investigate threats and respond faster, grant secure access to systems, applications, data, and resources, etc.
  • Proficient in Git and Bash
  • Experience with automation technologies like Terraform, Helm, gcloud etc.
  • Expertise in cloud orchestration and monitoring technology.
  • Proven expertise throughout the full stack in troubleshooting and debugging web apps (i.e., the application layer, the database layer, the network layer, the OS)
  • Expertise developing SAML integrations to facilitate SSO-based authentication & TLS.
  • Strong operational experience with effective problem-solving expertise


Project / Delivery: Significant + demonstrable project-based / leadership experiences from ideation through go-live/warranty, including but not limited to:

  • Discovery/Design: Significant career experiences architecting end-to-end solutions, including business problem definition; RFI/RFQ/RFP; developing business cases; contracts/negotiations; solution design/process flows; wireframing; architecture; integration; etc.
  • Implementation: One or more large-scale project implementations of Digital Platform solutions comprised of cross-functional, global teams.  Experience working in Agile/Waterfall environments, using SDLC tools such as Jira, Confluence, GitHub, etc.
  • Communication: Demonstrable career experience assembling and presenting slidedeck presentations to both horizontal and vertical audiences in a large, global organization comprised of multi-national stakeholders.
  • Operationalization/Support: Experience transitioning solutions from delivery to support, including knowledge transfer, cross-training, etc.


Education: B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, etc. or equivalent


Travel: Ability to travel 10%



  • Hands-on exposure to key Enterprise platforms such as SAP, Salesforce, Anaplan, etc.
  • Experience with other technologies such as Analytics (PowerBI, Tableau, SAP SAC, and SAP Datasphere), Containers, DevOps Tools, ETL, etc. a plus.
  • Software engineering experience using python, java, .NET, or other



We believe in equal opportunities


We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We are committed to making decisions based on your experience, skills, personality and potential. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant's skills and experience. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact us if you require assistance.

We offer a competitive salary, bonus package and benefits incl. an attractive parental leave and flexibility policy. In 2021, we have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality . Beam Suntory India has been certified as a Great Place to Work and has also received the DivHERsity Award. in 2021.


Quote : Victoria Russell, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer


So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We are always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.