Infrastructue Consultant /SME

London (Greater)
£600 - £700 per day
06 Jan 2014
03 Feb 2014
Mohsin Aboobaker
Contract Type
Full Time

This will be a project based contract with a number of different elements to the role. As a specialist in Servers, Networks and Storage you will have worked within Unix environments as well as having a strong understanding in derivatives.

This role requires a comprehensive understanding of the practical use of infrastructure and how applications work within a particular framework whilst also being able to decipher why infrastructure is designed in specific ways.

With a strong understanding in Storage you will assist my client in drawing up a shortlist of vendors and work with stakeholders to help decide which service to go with.

Person specification:

  • Storage technologies (inc Virtualisation & cloud services)
  • Applications Development and Management
  • Data centres design and implementation
  • Networking
  • Governance - Quality, Budget, Timescales.
  • In-depth knowledge of full systems lifecycle.
  • Risk/Issue Management.
  • Be the subject matter expert at the client site, addressing the technical, development, or strategic IT needs
  • A successful candidate must be comfortable working with large amounts of data, assimilating detail (over potentially long timeframes) and taking a proactive diagnostic approach to identifying the key variables and scenarios.
  • Persuasive client-facing communication skills. Consulting on complex products requires clear, confident and credible communication with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Manage problem identification, system architecture definition, software specification and design, testing, and deployment of open source solutions
  • Documentation and pricing as applied to typical infrastructure and project finance transactions.
  • The ability to cultivate relationships with the primary decision makers in range of infrastructure client, through excellent client service standards and credibility.
  • Excellent numeracy and problem solving skills.