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Shell IT Advisor in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

IT Advisor

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Job Description:

We’re seeking someone with solid cloud infrastructure experience to further grow the adoption of cloud with our global company. Working alongside a growing and global team of cloud talent this is the perfect place to further grow your skillset in one of the company’s foundational technologies.

Where you fit

As an IT Advisor you’re going to be part of the Cloud Platform Center of Excellence, where you will be acting as one of our cloud experts. As such, you’ll advise business users on how to make the most of our new cloud platforms when developing new tools and solutions.

It’s a truly challenging role, as you will lay down the foundation of Shell’s transition into the cloud. You’ll be interacting with a wide range of business and IT stakeholders, hereby relying on both your technical understanding of cloud as well as your interpersonal skillset.

What’s the role?

Your primary aim will be to perform platform engineering & automation activities on Shell’s AWS Cloud Platform. You will also be a Cloud subject matter expert advising a range of stakeholders, such as product managers, business analysts, software engineers and operation support teams. It’s important they keep thinking about infrastructure and automation components whilst developing new and maintaining existing applications on Shell’s cloud platforms.

More specific responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with senior business and technical stakeholders and align stakeholder needs and demand with Shell Cloud First Strategy.

  • Implement best practices and provide prescriptive guidance around systems design using AWS platform and technologies.

  • Enable, drive and lead initiatives focusing on establishing and embedding cloud architecture & design governance across the organization and promoting Agile and DevOps ways of working.

  • Conduct deep-dive “hands-on” education and training sessions as part of Cloud Enablement resulting in Cloud Uptake at Shell.

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IT Strategy, Planning & Portfolio Mgt

Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

London - Shell Centre


What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from you if you have extensive cloud experience, both infrastructure and automation. As well as significant DevOps experience, familiarity with AWS and has Certified Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional) certification, you’ll also call on your Bachelor’s degree in IT or a similar discipline.

Beyond your skills as a team player with experience of working in a multi-disciplined IT environment, we hope to see as many of the following on your CV:

  • Technical expertise in designing large and strategic cloud and hybrid solutions.

  • In-depth knowledge of AWS platform & Tools and experience in designing highly available, high performing, secure, cost effective and fault tolerant systems on AWS.

  • Hands on experience with DevOps and as many of the following Infrastructure Automation and Configuration Management and Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring tools – Git, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, Nagios, Grafana.

  • Strong knowledge of public, private & hybrid cloud security & compliance best practices.

  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, as well as excellent communication and inter personal skills.

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