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AWS Cloud Engineer (Manchester)

Posted 21 Sep 2022
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
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English (Fluent)

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

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As a team:

We are one of the world's leading providers of AWS Solutions. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will:

  • Work for tier-1 clients across industry sectors - helping them turn their cloud strategy into reality;
  • Help design and deliver transformative cloud solutions - from migrating legacy applications onto AWS to building innovative, new cloud-native applications;
  • Continue to learn and grow - we actively encourage and support continuous learning and certification on AWS;
  • Serve as an AWS evangelist, educating customers on the value AWS can bring to transform their business.

As an AWS Cloud Engineer, you will:

  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications on AWS full-stack;
  • Assist with the implementation of AWS platform architectures, including account structure, serverless, networks, security, deployment orchestration and automation;
  • Build and configure code and IaC pipelines;
  • Containerise and deploy existing and new applications;



Qualifications - External

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Hands-on development background in AWS, across a wide range of AWS services;
  • Hands-on experience developing Infrastructure as Code using AWS Cloudformation and/or AWS Cloud Development Kit and/or Terraform
  • Hands-on experience with scripting and compiled languages, especially Python and/or NodeJS and/or Golang;
  • Hands-on experience developing complex automation to support Continuous Integration and Delivery approach to software release management
  • Hands-on experience with Linux/UNIX based environments;
  • Experience with container and container orchestration technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, Elastic Container Service (ECS) etc.

Systems engineering and software development skills, problem solving, root cause analysis and debugging skills Set yourself apart:

  • A Minimum 2 years hands-on experience in engineering or implementing solutions on AWS.
  • A certification in at least one of the following: AWS Solution Architect (Professional or Associate), AWS DevOps, AWS Developer or AWS SysOps.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services, we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

Accenture solves our clients'​ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

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