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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


AWS Cloud Consultant

  • Belfast / Londonderry 


    Department: Digital Development & Architecture

    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 

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