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Consultant (AWS)

Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 80081 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


Who we are:

Computacenter supports companies on their journey to digital transformation. We deliver digital technology to some of the world’s greatest organisations. The range of IT topics and industries are so diverse that no two projects are alike. Fully immerse yourself in your customer’s world. Be a part of their team. Help foster long-term relationships with them by being their ‘trusted partner’ as you help them to shape their digital future. We aim to keep one step ahead and we believe in continuous improvement. Collaboration with the world’s leading technology partners is a matter of course for our project management teams.

We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can do attitude and we aim to support and grow our Computacenter family in whichever direction they choose to go, be that up or to a completely new part of the business.

Join us at Computacenter as a Consultant and you’ll feel right at home in an environment where you can work with freedom and flexibility in a team that is open, supportive and always on hand to help -as if they were family. We’re proud that Computacenter is a place where people matter –just as we are of our managers who are real advocates for their people, helping them to power their personal development and enabling them to reach their full potential.  We may be international in our reach and reputation, but we’re small enough for you to be able to influence what goes on and to make a real impact!

The opportunity

PHIT  is responsible to advise, to architect, to design, and to implement cloud solutions and advisory services for our valued COMPUTACENTER clients. In this role, the ideal candidate is an engineer possessing the right skills to deliver the following key outcomes: increasing business revenue, developing new opportunities, and ensuring the high delivery standards.


AWS Engineer At Computacenter

You will be working alongside talented DevOps engineers solving major Cloud challenges. You will be taking ownership of two primary goals: to help us meet & exceed infrastructure performance goals, and to build and extend the platform in new ways.

You will work with Terraform, Kubernetes, Packer, Ansible, and a collection of AWS services. Joining a high-growth global FinTech Company and collaborating with enthusiastic and excellence-driven engineers, you will gain exposure to a fast-scaling Cloud environment where you will be able to learn while making a real impact.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Develops and maintains mission-critical information extraction, analysis, and management systems.
  • Add value thru excellent delivery, enabling cost effectiveness (FinOps).
  • Implements streaming analysis algorithms to generate question focused data sets (QFDs).
  • Provides direct and responsive support for urgent analytic needs.
  • Participates in architecture and software development activities.
  • Translates loosely defined requirements into solutions.
  • Uses open source technologies and tools to accomplish specific use cases encountered within the project.
  • Uses coding languages or scripting methodologies to solve a problem with a custom workflow.
  • Collaborates with others on the project to brainstorm about the best way to tackle a complex technological infrastructure, security, or development problem.
  • Performs incremental testing actions on code, processes, and deployments to identify ways to streamline execution and minimize errors encountered.


What You Will Be Doing

    • Collaborate with passionate technologists across multiple disciplines to establish and meet security, resiliency and performance requirements.
    • Design and operate infrastructure that processes millions of transactions every day.
    • Work to create and distribute best-practices for future-proof service development to the rest of the team.
    • Continuously evaluate the team’s workflow and contribute to its improvement and automation.
    • Join our team in our on-call rotation to ensure the high performance of our payment platform.


About You


• 3+ years of experience designing and operating distributed systems based on Linux

• 2+ year experience with AWS

• 1+ year experience with infrastructure-as-code, such as Terraform

• Experience with scripting - Python, bash

• Experience with CI / CD pipelines such as Jenkins

• 1+ year experience with Docker

• 1+ year experience with cluster orchestration systems (Kubernetes, Mesos, Nomad…)

• Experience in using DevOps Tooling landscape:  containers, Git, automation, security

• Good knowledge of network infrastructure design & public cloud architecture

• Self-motivated, able to deliver consistent results through problem solving

• Autonomous, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal guidance

• Experience in architecting and implementing multi-cloud solutions.

• Proven experience in managing delivery including scope, risks, budgets and client relationships,

• Experience in delivering cloud and DevOps solution part of digital transformation.

• Strong business development skills, client relationship and presentation skills.

• Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

• Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies

• Experience in using DevOps Tooling landscape:  containers, Git, automation, security


DevOps Engineer Qualifications/Skills:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen sense of customer service
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Process-oriented with great documentation skills
  • Professional Certification from one or more major cloud providers – preferably AWS


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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