Version 1 Remote, United Kingdom

AWS Cloud Consultant

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Justin Papenfus

Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description
  • Support multiple clients across multiple technologies
  • Mentoring of junior team members.
  • Consult with customers and across a cross-team environment.
  • Documentation and development of designs, processes and procedures.
  • Work within a structured ITIL / ISO20000 IT Service Management environment.
  • Works directly with client to gather requirements, design solutions, build proof of concepts and implement solutions.
  • Excellent presentation and reporting skills arising from customer facing and on-site experience.
  • Very strong verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Project management skills with experience in stakeholder and communications management.
  • Escalation point for major incidents/investigations.
  • 5+ years working in IT
  • Strong, first-hand experience of designing, building and supporting Enterprise solutions.
  • Experience in the full product lifecycle including: Concept generation, Design, Build and Support essential.
  • Interpreting, understanding and solving complex technical problems/incidents
  • Managed Services/Consultancy/project delivery experience with client facing background
  • Strong experience across multi-server, stand alone and clustered solutions.
  • Proven experience working with cloud technologies. E.g. AWS/Azure/OCI
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills required.

Technical Skills

  • AWS Solutions Architect or SysOps Admin Certification essential
  • Infrastructure as Code automation experience essential: Terraform, Ansible, Cloudformation etc
  • AWS core services, including: Compute and Networking, Storage and CDN, Database on EC2/RDS, Application Services, Deployment and Management
  • Network technologies as they relate to AWS networking, including: Route53 and load balancing, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and AWS Direct Connect
  • Strong technical Linux experience - Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) preferred
  • Good broad technical knowledge across Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud etc)
  • ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
  • Strong experience in Cloud deployments (Public & Private)
  • Disaster recovery and site replication solutions experience

Desirable Skills

  • DevOps and automation experience.
  • NextGen monitoring experience would be valuable, e.g. DataDog, NewRelic etc
  • GitHub experience
  • Any private cloud experience would be valued.  E.g. VMWare, HyperV, HP-UX
  • Webserver (e.g. Nginx, Apache)
  • Experience on SAN/Storage solutions
  • Exposure to ServiceNow
  • Networking concepts including routing tables, access control lists, firewalls, NAT, HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, OSI model
  • Other Public Cloud experience such as Oracle Cloud.
  • Experience with backup technologies (e.g. Veeam, Data Protector, CommVault)

**Candidates must be eligible for UK Security Clearance 

Additional Information

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Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.
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Our DNA provides a clear understanding of our Strength in Balance; who we are and what truly makes Version 1 a great place to work, including our Mission, our Vision, The Version 1 Difference and our Core Values.

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    IRELAND, 2012-2020
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
    AWARD, 2018-2020
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