Principal Consultant

Job Ref: 50194622
Sector: Network, Telecoms & Infrastructure
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 07 August 2018
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
  • £500 - £650 per Day
  • Levado Francis
  • 44 207 654 1187

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Principal Consultant

Our client is looking for a Principal Consultant with an in-depth understanding of cloud based architectures, specifically on Amazon Web Services. This role requires the ability to deliver AWS architectures programmatically via Hasicorp's Terraform product.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a SME to deliver AWS infrastructure and technically lead the design and implementation of solutions using Terraform as the sole delivery mechanism of AWS
  • Be the technical "go-to" in terms or Terraform experience and skills
  • Assist the client with their Terraform deployment challenges
  • Involved in working closely with customers to understand their requirements, architect and implement solutions
  • Developing infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform or AWS Cloud Formation
  • Attend Customer opportunity / strategy / standup meetings & take responsibility for the quality of all technical deliverables produced.
  • 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

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years of Architecture related work, particularly around delivery of AWS with Terraform
  • Establishing AWS best practice in line with the AWS well architected Framework
  • Strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure including EC2, S3, ELB's, Auto scaling, Lambda, RDS, VPC's, Security Groups, IAM, Cloud Formation
  • Hands on delivery of AWS with Terraform. Awareness of best practices in coding AWS via Terraform.
  • Awareness of scaling Terraform code in an enterprise environment. Avoiding architecture dead ends and variables/details into the code base.
  • Porting of Terraform code across geographies via decoupling modules from technical specifics
  • In-depth understanding of cloud networking security concepts, such as IP subnets, security groups, NACLs, routing, firewalls.
  • Solid understanding of AWS availability zones, regions and HA strategies
  • Strong scripting/automation skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field - or very significant experience required
  • AWS Solution Architect or Developer - Associate Certification

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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