Infrastructure Consultant

01 Dec 2017
29 Dec 2017
Andre Whitney
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Infrastructure Consultant, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire - Permanent

My Client is an award winning and trusted provider of IT solutions and managed services to a wide range of UK organisations of all sizes. They have been established for well over 20 years and are looking for an infrastructure consultant to join their well-established team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and self-manage projects based around core infrastructure technologies, including, but not limited to:
    • VMware vSphere
    • Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix Hyper Converged Infrastructure
    • Veeam Backup & Replication solutions
    • HP & Cisco Switching
    • SAN Solutions (NetApp, Nimble, Pure Storage)
    • Azure IaaS solutions
    • While it is accepted that experience in all of these solutions may not be common and development will be provided to address gaps, we want a minimum of experience with 4 of those listed.
  • Provide onsite support and diagnosis for the above technologies
  • Act as an internal escalation point for the company's support personnel with regards technical issues related to these technologies
  • Provide Pre-Sales technical advice to the company's sales personnel and customers
  • Provide clear design and implementation documentation.
  • Customer focused consultant capable of working under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Clear ability to communicate technology designs and implementations to non-technical audiences
  • Constantly strive to improve and develop the services and solutions offered by the company including documentation standards and processes
  • Attain recognised industry and vendor certified accreditations
  • Must be equally capable of working as part of a team or alone
  • Flexible approach to travel requirements as well as working hours including evening and weekend work
  • Keep abreast of advancements in technology areas relevant to Service Offerings
  • Attend and participate in monthly team meetings and events
  • Compliance with company policies and procedures

Work as a team member on projects and proposals, as well as assist colleagues when necessary.Qualifications and Preferred skills:

  • Essential:
    • Able to design solutions to meet customer requirements
    • Experienced in designing, implementing and documenting solutions at an enterprise level.
    • Hold pertinent vendor certification standards to support major skillsets, for example: VMware VCP, Veeam VMCE, Microsoft MCSA/E or NetApp NCIE.
    • Demonstrable skills to design, whiteboard & evangelise about these solutions
    • Experienced working within IT Reseller environment or as an IT Contractor
    • Experienced dealing face to face with customers as well as over the phone
    • Comfortable undertaking pre-sales activity and producing technical documentation
    • The ideal candidate will have strong rapport building skills complemented with a good understand of customer service and empathy
  • Desirable
    • Experience of Migrating workload to Microsoft Azure solutions (Iaas & ASR for example)
    • Design & Implementation of Nutanix Hyper Converged solutions
    • Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent experience

This is a Permanent role for the Infrastructure Consultant working for a top company. To apply to the Infrastructure Consultant Role please send a CV or call to discuss.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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