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AWS Principal Consultant

We are looking for an AWS Consultant with an in-depth understanding of AWS, for the Consultancy division of our IT Services client. You will need a strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure including EC2, S3, ELB’s, Auto scaling, Lambda, RDS, VPC’s, IAM, CloudWatch, AWS Config and CloudTrail. You will also require an in-depth understanding of cloud networking security concepts, such as Subnets, security groups, NACLs, WAF, routing and firewalls
You will be responsible for providing AWS delivery expertise to deliver infrastructure that meets our client’s customers business requirements within their overall IT strategy. The role will also involve staying at the forefront of new technologies and new vendors, working within a Practice of 250 consultants.

Main Responsibilities
Serve as an AWS evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on AWS design, governance, performance, scalability, security, operations and cost control best practices
Assess the customer cloud maturity, review existing AWS cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements
Design AWS architecture to enable cloud migration programs, analyse existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation approach, craft implementation roadmaps
Hands-on experience with various enterprise applications and IT services, as well as application transformation, compliance and security, and IT operations disciplines
Ensure that hand over to relevant support organisation is successfully completed
Provide technical support as requested, for internal and external customers
Work as part of a team on larger solutions
Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies

Required Experience
3+ years of architecting and delivering public cloud solutions, particularly around AWS
5+ years of production experience within either AWS, Azure or Google cloud
Establishing AWS best practice in line with the AWS Well Architected Framework and AWS Landing Zones concepts
Strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure including EC2, S3, ELB’s, Auto scaling, Lambda, RDS, VPC’s, IAM, CloudWatch, AWS Config and CloudTrail
In-depth understanding of cloud networking security concepts, such as Subnets, security groups, NACLs, WAF, routing and firewalls
Solid understanding of AWS availability zones, regions and HA strategies
Strong scripting/automation skills
Good understanding of managing environments via Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Desirable Experience
Experience of using Amazon’s CloudFormation service and a third-party tool such as Terraform
Good understanding of DevOps principles and technologies such as CI/CD pipelines, config management tools (AWS SSM or Ansible), automation systems (Jenkins)
Worked with Version Control Systems (GIT)
Good understanding of Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience integrating AWS with third party security appliances such as Cisco, F5 or Palo Alto
Certified Solution Architect Professional, SysOps Administrator Associate, Developer Associate or DevOps Professional

Job Overview
Posted date :
12/04/2021
Type:
Permanent
Salary :
Up to £80,000 + car allowance
Application date:
Location:
Contact Information

Anne Rowan

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