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Technical Architect (AWS)

Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 86290 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting

 

Job Introduction

Computacenter are looking for a Technical Architect with an in-depth understanding of cloud-based architectures, specifically AWS.

You will be responsible for providing AWS delivery expertise to deliver infrastructure that meets our Customers business requirements within their overall IT strategy. The role will also involve staying at the forefront of new technologies and new vendors, working within a Practice of 260 consultants.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Serve as an AWS evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on AWS design, governance, performance, scalability, security, operations and cost control best practices
  • Responsible for Presales Solutioning and Services Development
  • Assess the customer cloud maturity, review existing AWS cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements
  • Design AWS architecture to enable cloud migration programs, analyse existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation approach, craft implementation roadmaps.
  • Day-to-day lead the customer through the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps transformation.
  • Hands-on experience with various enterprise applications and IT services, as well as application transformation, compliance and security, and IT operations disciplines.
  • Responsible for the quality of all technical deliverables produced by the team.
  • Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings.
  • Ensure that hand over to relevant support organisation is successfully completed.
  • Provide technical support as requested, for internal and external customers
  • Work as part of a team on larger solutions.
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities.
  • Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies.

 

Required

  • 3+ years of architecting and delivering public cloud solutions, particularly around AWS.
  • 5+ years of production experience within AWS
  • Establishing AWS best practice in line with the AWS Well Architected Framework and AWS Landing Zones concepts.
  • Strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure
  • In-depth understanding of cloud networking and security concepts
  • Solid understanding of AWS availability zones, regions and HA strategies.
  • Strong scripting/automation skills.
  • Good understanding of managing environments via Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect Professional.

Desireable

  • Experience of using Amazon’s CloudFormation service and a third-party tool such as Terraform.
  • Good understanding of DevOps principles and technologies such as CI/CD pipelines, config management tools (AWS SSM or Ansible), automation systems (Jenkins).
  • Worked with Version Control Systems (GIT)
  • Good understanding of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience integrating AWS with third party security appliances such as Cisco, F5 or Palo Alto.
  • Certified Solution Architect Professional, SysOps Administrator Associate, Developer Associate or DevOps Professional.

 About the Company

Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent IT provider, with about 15,000 employees worldwide. We work at the heart of digitalisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology, optimising its performance, and managing our customers’ infrastructures.

 

 

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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