Technical Consultant, Systems Engineer - Tamworth

Quiss Technology PLC
B77 5DQ
up to £45000 + car(or allowance)+ bonus and bens
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Consultant, Systems Engineer, IT Consultant required to join a successful and financially stable Microsoft Gold partner in Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Our successful Technical Consultant, Systems Engineer, IT Consultant will assist in site surveys, designs, implementation / installations and documentation for new and existing clients based across the UK.

Using your existing Microsoft Server 2008 R2 onwards (physical and virtual implementation), VMWare ESXi and VCentre v6 onwards, Citrix Server (fundamentals a minimum), design, installation and configuration of disk and tape backup and replication technologies (LTO, DFRS, Cloud, DPM), core knowledge of common Microsoft Server products (Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, CRM) at least one a speciality, IP Addressing and Subnetting, including DHCP & DNS and O365 skills, you will work as part of a team of 13 and may also use skills around monitoring & management technologies (SCOM, PRTG, IPAM) + Remote Access Tools (RDP, KVM, Bomgar), Microsoft Systems Centre, security technologies & practices and Voice skills such as ISDN, VOIP, SBC (Unified Comms)

As a Technical Consultant, Systems Engineer, IT Consultant, you will split your time. 70% spent focused on infrastructure deployments and BAU covering audits, site surveys, designs, implementations/installations plus taking ownership and responsibility for named escalations. 30 % of your time will be spent technically guiding Associate Technical Consultant, Lead Helpdesk Analyst and Senior Helpdesk Analyst team members, enhancing your own technical and consulting skills through further training and exposure to projects and contributing to tender documentation.

Technically you will also be able:

- To assist with ad hoc sales support for new or existing customers in relation to design/changes, catering for (but not limited to) Physical and Virtual Server Infrastructure, Server Software, Storage Systems and Backup Infrastructure
- To assist on larger projects or lead on smaller projects, the design, configuration, troubleshooting and install of Microsoft Server 2008 R2 onwards (Physical and Virtual)
- To work on the design and support of O365 and Azure Services deployments
- To design and implement Active Directory, including Forest Trusts and Domain Security
- To work on VMware ESXi design, implementation and configurations
- To contribute to design, installation and configuration of network infrastructure documentation to best practice
- To liaise with 3rd party vendors to resolve performance and reliability issues, including root cause/permanent fix
- To suggest ideas for the 'Product Roadmap' focused on new solutions, services or products
- To help drive the policies and procedures that contribute to the maintenance of our ISO, Data Protection and ITIL based standards/processes (Incident, Problem, Change, Asset and Release Management)

Travelling to customer site will be required periodically as well as some weekend work away when deploying customer solutions, so if variety in client and technology is something that floats your boat, then keep on reading.

Additional skills in:

- Hyper-V 2012R2 onwards
- Advanced O365 and Azure deployments including configuration of Hybrid Cloud environments
- Intrusion Detection/Protection systems
- Service based skills - ITIL/ISO2000 (Incident, Problem Change, Config & Asset Management)
- Industry knowledge of Hosting, On-Prem, Co-Location, Managed Services, Business Continuity & UC

May also be useful. Would you be willing to go through industry accreditations, fully funded or currently possess any of the following?

- MTA, CompTIA A+ , MSCA Win Server 2012, CCA, VCP or CCNA/ NP
- MCSE (with a Cloud, Hosting, Infrastructure or Database focus)

If you are ambitious, Customer centric with quality in mind, able to demonstrate existing systems consulting skills and are looking to join a company that really does care, then contact me for further details.

Location: This role is based out of our offices in Tamworth, but provides support and consultancy across the UK. It is commutable from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, East Midlands, Coventry, Warwickshire, Derby, and Nottingham.