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Senior Cloud Consultant

  • Berkshire
  • Contract
  • £655.00 - £675.00 per day

Senior Cloud Consultant

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity working remotely.

The role will be an initial 3 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver multi cloud technical solutions to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the presales and sales teams to identify additional revenue.
  • Contribute to RFP technical and solution responses
  • Technically support presales to close deals utilizing your knowledge on solutions
  • Provide customer facing expertise on multiple platforms and services e.g (VMware, Openstack, AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Maintain and improve cloud platform infrastructure and ability to configure auto-scaling, terraform, ansible etc…
  • Find solutions to problems that disrupt availability, performance and stability
  • Suggest ways to improve and reduce Cloud operational costs with adaptive performance tuning
  • Provide technical leadership in provisioning and maintaining a multi-tenant hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Cloud migrations – audit, migrate and perform post migration analysis where required.
  • Compose, publish and manage IT documentation.
  • Participation in disaster recovery solution design, implementation and testing.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Extensive hands-on experience using Cloud services: Networking, Windows/Linux virtual machines, Container, Storage, ELB, Auto Scaling, Serverless Architecture, SQL DB/DW and Analytics Service.
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options (Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Expert in defining, designing and developing distributed and scalable products and services, including reusable domain-specific microservices on multi-platform /hybrid clouds (such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, VMware or OpenStack)
  • Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability etc
  • Knowledge in Databases (Mysql, MongoDB) would be a plus.
  • Working awareness of Linux/Unix environments and scripting languages like Python, Perl, and Shell.
  • Ability to review deployment and delivery pipelines i.e., implement initiatives to minimize chances of failure, identify bottlenecks and troubleshoot issues.
  • Experience in designing and building solutions to migrate data and process it.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills by leveraging the latest trends in technologies such as cloud, AI, and big data
  • Handle ambiguity and able to move forward with imperfect information and get things done in a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience in customer facing technical delivery of cloud (Openstack , Azure, AWS, Google). Experience in Multi-cloud deliverables with a proven record.

  • Bringing your 5 years’ experience in IT Infrastructure engineering and supporting cloud based infrastructure and your knowledge of Landing zones, scripts, networking, security and multi-cloud best practise.


BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field

Cloud accreditation on any or all AWS, Azure and Google

Agile and Scrum awareness

Customer technical facing experience

Language: English, French beneficial

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Due to current Covid restrictions work will be remote. Once restrictions relax then travel may be required to customer site but that will be discussed as required.

Rate: £675.00 per day (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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