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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


AWS Migration Specialist

  • AWS Migration Specialist

    • Redditch, UK
    • Full-time
    • Department: Cloud & Infrastructure

    Company Description

    With increasingly vast seas of digital information, smart organisations can today do things that were up to now impossible; spot unseen business trends, prevent diseases, make our roads safer and so on. At Version 1 our Mission is to prove IT can make a real difference. We prove this every day and due to our continued expansion, we’re searching for like-minded individuals to help us ‘take it to the next level’.

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced AWS Migration Specialist to join our Digital, Data and Cloud Platform Practice. A permanent position, you will lead a team delivering large scale migration services to AWS for key Version 1 customers.

    Job Description

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in successful AWS migration projects. These projects should display a mix of IaaS and PaaS migrations to deliver cost effective AWS migrations.

    You will be an excellent communicator, with ability to communicate technical designs, issues and resolutions clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences. You will have a strong experience with AWS migration.

    You will ideally have experience bringing a proven delivery track record for enterprise level infrastructure and security projects with more recent focus on AWS platforms. You will be able to effectively collaborate with others, obtain buy-in for your delivery approaches and manage your own priorities and performance to deliver high quality, highly performant solutions to our customers.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Migration of Version 1 Customer datacentres to AWS
    • Customer collaboration on migration and discovery workshops and documentation
    • Architecting AWS across multiple technologies such as AWS, Azure, Open Source and Oracle.
    • Migration planning exercises and effort estimation for projects/ proposals
    • Engagement with Version 1 partners such as AWS and 3rd party tool vendors
    • Documentation of solutions (e.g., architecture, configuration and setup).
    • Working within a project management/agile delivery methodology in a leading role as part of a wider team.
    • Assisting in providing post migration support for customers
    • Provide effective knowledge transfer and upskilling to relevant customer personnel to ensure an appropriate level of future self-sufficiency
    • Transition of projects to Version 1 Managed Services teams or customer support teams.
    • Get involved in marketing such as writing articles, delivering webinars and presenting content


    You will have:

    • Proven consultancy experience working for an AWS Partner system integrator
    • Direct experience of large Datacentre migrations to AWS
    • Experience of setting up, deploying and managing multiple environments to support agile development approaches.
    • Possession of AWS certifications

    It is essential that you have strong, in-depth and demonstrable hands-on experience with the following technologies:

    • AWS Migration Hub, AWS Application Discovery Service, AWS Control Tower, AWS Migration Pattern Library, AWS DataSync (DataSync), AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP), AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery, AWS and its relevant build, deployment, networking and security technologies in cloud and hybrid environments, AWS Platform as a Service products, AWS Operational and Monitoring tools, Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration
    • Migration Evaluator, CloudEndure
    • Strong experience in DevOps tooling, Understanding of Database technology, both Microsoft & Oracle, Understanding of Application Architecture, Knowledge Windows Virtual Machines & Linux, Experienced in the design and delivery of enterprise level Highly Available solutions.

    Additional Information

    Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private healthcare cover, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

    We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

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