Version 1 Birmingham

Department: Digital, Data & Cloud

Job Description

Version 1 are one of a handful of AWS Premier Consulting Partners, which is the highest tier of AWS Partnership available. You will be working for the AWS Practice which consists of some of the best Architects, DevOps Engineers and Consultants.

The customer engagements are varied and the exposure to cutting-edge technologies is always present. You will work in a mixture of teams to drive solutions to some of the most high-profile customers in Europe.

Version 1 invests in their people and you will be encouraged to take Associate, Professional and Speciality certifications and additional training that is relevant to your role. We have a successful learning and development programme that will allow you the freedom to take on training and certifications on the training platform of your choice.

The role is varied in scope and technology, and can entail the development of innovative solutions in the cloud, delivering cloud migration projects, and helping development teams with DevOps technologies (CI/CD pipelines, config management) etc.

Some of your objectives will be:

  • Developing the AWS Platform using Terraform, building CI/CD pipelines. 
  • Working with AWS best practices
  • Helping Version 1 build our reputation with the customer
  • Use your expertise to provide thought leadership

Due to the nature of this project it will be required to be on site 4 days a week at offices based in Gloucestershire. We're open to discussing support to travel and accommodation costs if required. 


Essential criteria:

  • Currently Security Cleared (SC).
  • Able to work on site in Gloucestershire based offices 4 days a week.
  • Experience as an AWS DevOps Engineer or similar i.e. Cloud Engineer or Platform Engineer working with AWS.
  • Proficient with DevOps tooling e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Kubernetes, AWS CI/CD services etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one software development language such as: Python, NodeJS, Java, Ruby or similar. 
  • Practical experience with Linux (RHEL, Centos) and Bash.

Additional Information

At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritises their well-being, professional growth, and financial stability.

We also offer a range of tech-related benefits, including an innovative Tech Scheme to help keep our team members up-to-date with the latest technology.

We prioritise the health and safety of our employees, providing private medical and life insurance coverage, as well as free eye tests and contributions towards glasses. Our team members can also stay ahead of the curve with incentivized certifications and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.

Our employee-designed Profit Share scheme divides a portion of our company's profits each quarter amongst employees. We are dedicated to helping our employees reach their full potential, offering Pathways Career Development Quarterly, a programme designed to promote professional growth.

Company Description

Version 1 has celebrated over 26 years in the IT industry and continues to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. Version 1 has several strategic technology partners including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Red Hat, OutSystems and Snowflake. We’re also an award-winning employer reflecting how employees are at the heart of Version 1.

We’ve been awarded: Innovation Partner of the Year Winner 2023 Oracle EMEA Partner Awards, Global Microsoft Modernising Applications Partner of the Year Award 2023, AWS Collaboration Partner of the Year - EMEA 2023 and Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place To Work in UK and Ireland 2023.

As a consultancy and service provider, Version 1 is a digital-first environment and we do things differently. We’re focused on our core values; using these we’ve seen significant growth across our practices and our Digital, Data and Cloud team is preparing for the next phase of expansion. This creates new opportunities for driven and skilled individuals to join one of the fastest-growing consultancies globally.

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