Job Description

Cloud Engineer- AWS

Location: London

Competitive Salary + Package (Dependent on experience)

(Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Consultant & Manager)

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.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

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. The individual will join a highly skilled team of engineers and will either help manage and run highly-complex cloud platforms or will help mobilise , build and deliver new cloud infrastructure projects for our clients.

In our team you will learn:

  • The technology behind the innovative digital platforms that we operate for our clients

  • How we provide leading managed service operations to some of the world’s biggest brands

  • Our methodologies and best practices used to deliver excellence for our clients

As a Cloud Operations Engineer you will:

  • Be responsible for helping to design, build and operate highly complex cloud infrastructure for our clients

  • Work as part of a globally dispersed team of cloud experts

  • Using and deploying groundbreaking cloud technology to help solve our client’s challenges

  • Expected to have a flexible working attitude and be available to work on call rotations


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience with the following AWS technologies:

  • Infrastructure as code such as CloudFormation, CDK & Terraform

  • AWS Core Services: S3, EC2, RDS, Athena, Glue, Cognito, API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, OpenSearch/ElasticSearch

  • Hands-on experience deploying, configuring and managing cloud architecture and technologies in AWS environments

  • A strong understanding of how to deploy and configure AWS components to adhere to tight security requirements

  • Experience with web application services such as Apache, Varnish, JBoss, NGinx

  • SQL and NOSQL Databases architecture, setup and troubleshooting as well as indexing, partitioning and performance tuning

  • Familiar with (or ability to learn easily) the following languages: Python, PHP, Node.JS + familiarity with bash scripting

  • Appreciation of industry best practices around security

  • Ability to troubleshoot and recover complex cloud infra and application issues

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to learn and adapt to rapidly changing situations

  • Mastery of Amazon Web Services

  • Proven history and track record in technical delivery/operations

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. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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