Senior Infrastructure Technology Consultant

Recruiter
Waterstons
Location
Durham
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Driving License Required

The role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for infrastructure technology. The individual also needs to have a broad range of technical skills to join an expanding team of Infrastructure Consultants.

As a consultant, the role requires an individual with good people management skills, excellent customer service skills and an ability to plan and co-ordinate their own projects. We are looking for an independent worker who will manage their own time and priorities and have excellent problem solving skills. They should also have the ability to apply creativity to their solutions and be comfortable sharing their knowledge with a range of people, including customers.

Successful candidates will have experience in a broad range of technologies (as listed below). Ideally you will have worked in a technical infrastructure role for over 5 years in a project driven environment.

A successful candidate should have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels within an organisation
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage competing demands on their time
  • The ability to influence others, set expectations and plan and co-ordinate their own projects
  • A strong understanding of network technologies and the fundamentals of networking
  • Technical expertise in the full stack of Microsoft Technologies (Active Directory, Exchange, Skype for Business (formally Lync), and general Windows Server technologies is required
  • An exceptional candidate should also demonstrate experience of:

  • Specialist technologies such as VMware, HyperV, Datacore, Citrix, System Center (Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Orchestrator), and Veeam
  • Management of a programme of different and competing projects or programme of work
  • High level solution design
  • Successful candidates will ideally be educated to degree level and have experience in a broad range of technologies – preferably with industry standard accreditation's to back this up.

    For over 20 years we have been proud of our reputation for being different. We are a business and IT consultancy, striving to help our customers to build a better business. We have a passion for working closely with our customers to provide them with unique business infrastructure solutions and technical support.

    We strive to improve business through technology in all that we do, to ensure that we can help our customers build a better business.

    Our ‘people first’ ethos means we look after both our customers and our own people - who are empowered to make their own decisions, but are always supported. We don’t measure time; we measure achievements. That’s why we’ve twice been awarded Gold Investors in People.

    Continuous personal and professional development are important to us, so you will be supported, guided and mentored every step of the way. We have an attractive benefits package allowing you a great work-life balance and the opportunity to really develop your knowledge and skills, which includes

    • Flexible working hours
    • Unlimited holiday allowance
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Private medical insurance
    • Support to gain industry standard qualifications

    Over the last 18 months we have seen strong growth increasing from 80 to over 120 people – something which we’re intending to continue. In London alone, over the next 5 years we’re looking to grow the team by a further 40 people and expand into new markets which we’re not currently working. We’re looking for strong, bright and ambitious people to join the team and help us on this journey.

    What we do

    We work closely with our customers to build a trusted partnership that allows us to truly understand their business. With this unique perspective we are able to design, implement and support technology solutions that directly add value to their business. Our customers agree; most of them have partnered with us for over five years. Our reputation has brought new customers, new work and growth. That’s where you come in.


    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77792751