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AWS Cloud Engineer

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00534490


- Job description

AWS Cloud Engineer 


Are you ready to step up and help organizations in adopting cloud solutions?


Join our team and be among Accenture’s most talented Amazon Web Services (AWS) practitioners. Accenture AWS Practice includes more than 1,500 certified AWS architects worldwide and provides deepest AWS expertise within the Accenture organization.  The group is responsible for Accenture’s most complex AWS projects and provides our delivery capability for the Accenture AWS Business Group, the deepest relationship Amazon Web Services has with any partner in the ecosystem.


AWS Practice at Accenture will take your AWS experience and skills to the next level and will allow you to work in an innovative and collaborative environment. At Accenture, you can lead the world’s largest enterprises on their transformation approach to the cloud and implementation of cloud native, serverless solutions on the leading edge of the cloud.


Learn more about our AABG and AWS at Accenture here:


Key responsibilities will include a selection of following:


       Architect AWS solutions and implement AWS architectures by employing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines including infrastructure as code.

       Design Native Cloud Application Architectures or optimize applications for AWS

       Author blog entries and whitepapers on AWS technical and strategic topics 

       Contribute to the Accenture AWS community and assets 

Basic Qualifications:


       Minimum of 1 year of experience with AWS. Candidate must have strong experience with multiple AWS services beyond traditional IaaS only.

       Candidate must have at least one AWS Associate Certification or in process for receiving one

       Hands-on AWS experience with at least one implementation (preferred in an Enterprise scale environment) 

       Experience with infrastructure as code or CICD technologies like Docker, Ansible, Terraform, Git, Nexus, Sonarqube, Jenkins, Selenium, Gatling

       Experience with at least 2 programming languages (compiled or scripted languages) and Microservices architectures

       Experience with core AWS platform architectures, including areas such as: 

o   Organizations, account design, VPC, subnet, segmentation strategies 

o   Environment and application automation 

o   Network connectivity, direct connect and VPN 

o   CloudFormation and third-party automation approach/strategy 

o   Backup and disaster recovery approach and design 

o   AWS cost management and optimization


Preferred Qualifications:


       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 

                   AWS Cloud Architect or developer with experience in at least one of the following areas: 

o   AWS Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third party security tools/platforms, encryption/KMS/CloudHSM, Inspector, Macie, IAM policies/roles, Shield, WAF, etc. 

o   Cloud Native Application Architecture: AWS PaaS/FaaS services, Serverless architecture, Lambda, API Gateway, containerization (ECS, EKS, Fargate) and microservices, lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (Node.js, Backbone.js, AngularJS, React), single page applications, and modern web applications. 

o   AWS Migration: Optimization of applications to scalable cloud designs, rearchitecting applications to modern cloud patterns, and database migration (including cross-platform) 

o   Big Data: NoSQL data model design, DynamoDB, Redshift design and tuning, Athena, etc. 

o   DevOps and Infrastructure as Code: AWS environment and application automation utilizing CloudFormation and third-party infra as code tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform etc.). CI/CD pipeline setup utilizing AWS services such as CodeBuild/Commit/Deploy

o   Unix, Linux, Windows Administration and scripting 

o   Experienced in the Software Development Lifecycle and Agile Methodologies 

o   Experience with application architecture patterns and best practices 

o   Proficient with JSON


 Professional Skill Requirements


       Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

       Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

       Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 




We are eager to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´Apply Online´ and send us your resume and motivation letter. 

For more information about this vacancy contact Alexander Wich. Telephone number: +31622188735 or email


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