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AWS cloud support engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Newbury
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: ASGS
  • Sector: Cloud Software, Glocomms
  • Date posted: 11/03/2018
AWS cloud support engineer

A leading service provider and telecommunications company are seeking a freelance AWS cloud support engineer, based in Newbury.  

Project Responsibilities 
  • Manage project driven integration and day-to-day administration of cloud solutions into the group datacentre (GDC)
  • Driving Cloud solution automation and integration activity for Cloud Providers like AWS, Azure etc. and Tenant (Project) workloads.
  • Build and deploy AWS cloud infrastructure by using cloud formation scripts.
  • Develop Ansible and Python scripts for infrastructure automation like “user creation”, “security hardening”, etc.
  • Migrate existing on-premises applications to AWS cloud.
  • EC2, ECS and VPC operations activities in AWS cloud.
  • Storage allocation and maintenance in AWS by using S3, EBS and Glacier storage.
  • Deploying and resizing of EC2 instances on running environment.
  • Manage ELBs and Elastic IPs.
  • Design and deploy direct connect network between AWS and datacentre.
  • Provide on-call support for AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Train and develop AWS expertise within the organisation.
  • Troubleshoot datacentre to AWS network connectivity, routing issues and security group problems, etc.
  • Troubleshoot EC2 instances performance, capacity issues, etc.Support the establishment of DevOps culture and methodologies within the GDC organisation.
  • Providing professional technical consultancy and support to all Cloud-related programmes and existing environments
  • Profound Cloud Technology, Network, Security and Platform Expertise (OpenStack, AWS, Azure)
  • Expertise in AWS cloud services like VPC, EC2, ECS, S3, EBS, Glacier, ELB, Elastic IPs, etc. 
  • Expertise in automation and workflow like Cloud formation templates, Ansible scripts and Python scripts.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in setting up VPCs and creating new environment in AWS cloud.
  • Extensive knowledge in monitoring, troubleshooting Linux/Unix, Apache and network services.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting TCP, Subneting, routing, NAting, etc.
  • Expertise in managing backup and restore in AWS environment.
  • Working experience with AWS service Lambda.
  • Good documentation and communication skills.
  • Degree in IT (any), 3 years of experience in cloud computing or 5 years in enterprise IT 
  • Adapt in ITIL, SOX and security regulations
  • 2+ years AWS cloud infrastructure skills.
  • Experience with Web applications and Web hosting skills.
  • Experience with DevOps concept in cloud environment.
  • Work experience in Agile type infrastructure/cloud operations.
  • Experience in ITIL.
  • Working experience in managing highly business critical environments.
  • AWS architect/operations associate certification with experience preferred

12 months
EU Eligibility
Start date: ASAP

How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact me directly on: tel: +44 20 3667 8352 email:

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