Staff Cloud Engineer

Genuine Parts Company

Atlanta, GA, USA Remote




May 14

Job Description

Company Background:

Genuine Parts Company (“GPC” or the “Company”), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading specialty distributor engaged in the distribution of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees. The Company has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and China.

Position Purpose:

Seeking world-class talent to join the world’s leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services operating 5,500+ locations and servicing more than 20,000 locations in the U.S and Canada. Specifically, this role will function as the staff engineer of a newly formed team of cloud SMEs tasked with building the next generation commerce platforms at GPC. Working with a highly talented team, you'll play a key role to build and run one of the world’s largest automotive and industrial replacement parts operations.

This is a senior engineering role with responsibility for enabling cloud transformation and execution for GPC’s unified commerce platforms.

This individual must be a technologist & engineer at heart and be comfortable in enabling new technology and being hands on with the execution of the strategy. They must exhibit a deep understanding of modern technology stack and agile delivery models, demonstrated focus on customer experience, and must have a proven track record of modernizing technologies.

Close collaboration and alignment with business teams, application development teams and security will be required. As such, exceptional abilities in building and maintaining strong working relationships and organizational savvy will be required. High level communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to attract, retain, and develop engineering talent will be critical.


  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code artifacts and define repeatable patterns for GPC’s cloud environments
  • Work with cross functional teams to enable software engineers to iterate quickly and efficiently across our cloud environments by developing a self-service catalog.
  • Ensure security and network policies are maintained across the org
  • Mentor other cloud engineers within the team
  • Other duties as assigned


  • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.
  • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work remotely

Desired Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • 8+ years in cloud engineering with extensive experience with GCP (Azure and AWS are a plus)
  • Experience with Google’s Cloud Foundation Toolkit
  • Hands on experience with CI/CD and cloud automation tools (ie. Terraform, GitHub Actions, Cloudbolt, etc.)
  • Experience with Cloud Run, GKE Autopilot, and other similar toolsets within GCP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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