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Avery Dennison Cloud Integration Specialist in Glendale, California

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Cloud Applications Specialist is a hands-on technical lead position within the New Technologies and Application Services team that is responsible for managing business applications, and can function effectively in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and timelines. This role involves being the technology advocate for supporting business users and application owners, following best practices for deploying, customizing and configuration applications, monitoring application health and performance, implementing process and workflow automation, and maintaining procedural and process documentation,. You must be team oriented, organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and self driven, with good time management skills, ability to work with little or no supervision, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administration, management and integration of business applications on the Google Cloud Platform. Examples are creating App engine projects, evaluating and applying security permissions, governance, cloud billing analysis and review for individual applications

  • Maintain currency with Google Cloud platform, review and introduce new frameworks, features and functionality as needed. Manage outsourced service providers to deploy and maintain business applications on the platform as required

  • Collaborate with technology & business stakeholders to plan, design, document and implement new business application systems, and recommend solutions for improving existing ones

  • Coordinate with solution and information architects to ensure new cloud services align to roadmap and information architecture

  • Work with business analysts to understand business requirements and ensure that integration activities support the required business processes

  • Liaise with external providers to resolve any issues in the functionality and interoperability of new cloud applications, cloud-based infrastructure and other cloud services with existing IT systems

  • Coordinates testing efforts to identify and resolve system integration issues

  • Rapidly research and prototype new application based solutions to address new business problems and use cases. This will include requirements gathering, scoping related preliminary high level design and acquiring work estimates from application development partners

  • Provide technical and analytical oversight for the conversion of Excel based macros to Google Appscript or other similar technologies on the Google Cloud Platform

  • Provide real-time technical support for issues relating to business applications and manage business stakeholder communications until problem resolution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline

  • 8+ years of overall application development experience

  • 3+ years of Google Cloud application development experience including Java, Google Appscript, Node.js, Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Storage, open source frameworks, Angular.js, Backbone.js, etc

  • Experience in developing, deploying and maintaining integration solutions

  • Experience with cloud-based administrative tools for managing users, data management, generating reports, and summary dashboards

  • Experience with cloud based application design and architecture is a plus

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with knowledge of analytical tools and ability to derive insights quickly

  • Ability to understand emerging technologies and end-user needs

  • Ability to discuss technical issues with non-technical audiences

  • Ability to perform functional requirements and business process analysis

  • Ability to manage small size projects preferred but not mandatory

  • Ability to translate general business goals into a technical solution and then communicate proposed business solutions to stakeholders and end users


Additional Information

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled