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AWS/Cloud Engineer

Requisition ID: R10063469

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: United Kingdom-Home Based, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As part of Northrop Grumman’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) IT Solutions team working within the Infrastructure team, this role will be a pinnacle part of supporting and developing the EMEA AWS infrastructure and service offering. The future growth of this role will encompass the development of an Azure and/or other cloud solutions. This role includes but not limited to monitoring, troubleshooting of issues, and build out of future cloud based solutions maintaining and implementing procedural documentation.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities: 

1. Day to day operational activities to support and develop our AWS environment

2. Research and evaluate AWS services/solutions to enhance IT services and offering

3. Work in collaboration with the customer to develop ideas and requests for features within AWS

4. Work as part of a team to research, develop, and build upon AWS/Azure offerings in the business

5. Opportunity to review, recommend, build out cutting edge cloud technologies

Your Experience

1. AWS Certified Solutions Architect or greater (essential)

2. Experience with AWS services such as VPC, Transic Gateway, Security Hub, Guard Duty, Inspector, automation services, IaaS

3. Experience with Azure services including M365, AD Sync, E3/E5 tenants

4. Ability to collaborate with key stakeholders and innovate recommended solutions

5. AWS Specialist certification for Security or Networking

“We develop and provide a structured platform for our NG EMEA customers in order to help them succeed and drive the business forward. We are proud of what we do and are instrumental to our customers’ success.”

Glen – EMEA IT Infrastructure Manager @ Northrop Grumman UK

Your Future Team:

You will lead and be an authority on the AWS environment provided to the customer. Prepare to join an open and honest team, built on strong collaboration. Our development teams which use the cloud environments are experts and continuously drive forward to succeed. We believe and encourage continuous learning with access to various training opportunities. You will be at the forefront of our development environments.

You will be highly proficient in day to day management of AWS platform and infrastructure, as well as AWS networking and security services. Deployment and management using infrastructure as code using JSON/YAML. Experience and a background in systems administration and team collaboration is essential.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – then connect direct with lauren.watkins@euro.ngc.com, our recruitment business partner who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.