Technical Infrastructure Consultant - Cloud Solutions

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@mecscomms is currently recruiting for a Technical Infrastructure Consultant to deliver IT consultancy for major cloud solution deployments. As a subject matter expert, you’ll provide professional services consultancy; advice, guidance, design, scoping, steering etc. to ensure the successful delivery of complex IT & Infrastructure projects. The Infrastructure consultant is responsible for designing & delivering IT infrastructure solutions on time & budget. The role is field based with roughly a 50/50 split between home working and customer site. The consultant will work closely with the Project Manager to successfully deliver a concurrent project portfolio. If you’re a solutions architect, technical design authority, presales consultant or solutions designer, I’m keen to hear from you. More details can be found below….




Technical Consultant, Subject Matter Expert, Solutions Architect, Presales Consultant, Technical Design Authority, TDA, Principle Consultant, Delivery, Implementation, Deployment, Rollout, Service Delivery, Cloud Computing, Hosting, IaaS, Network Connectivity, Cyber Security, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, MS Active Directory, MS Office 365, SCCM, IP Networking, Cisco, Firewalls, Routing, Switching, Load balancer, VMware, vSphere, Hyper-V, Azure, AWS, Storage, SAN, EMC, NAS, Citrix, Xenapp.




The Technical Consultant will provide professional service consultancy to large enterprise customers, embarking on major Cloud, Virtualisation & IaaS transformation projects. As a subject matter expert, the technical consultant will provide a reassuring presence to customers, guiding all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.


You will conduct situation & needs analysis, gather requirements, complete technical audits, produce technical designs & solutions architecture documents, create implementation & deployment plans &  provide a high level of technical competency & consultancy, throughout the solution implementation.  


Working with the Project Manager, Product Manager, Project Resource, Delivery Teams & Customer Stakeholders, the Technical Consultant will:


# Identify commercial & business needs and translate these into technical requirements


# Create & architect technical solutions to business problems 


# Design, deliver & govern the end-to-end solution deployment process from inception to completion


# Promote, facilitate & coordinate technical & commercial streams to achieve a successful delivery


# Work collaboratively as part of the consultancy project team with high-performing colleagues


Company Profile:


This Managed IT & Cloud services provider is a leader in the Converged ICT space. They utilise cutting edge technology combined with systems & network integrator capabilities, to deliver digital business transformation through their virtualisation & managed service portfolio. They have a comprehensive product suite comprising WAN Networks & Infrastructure, Cloud & Hosting, Unified Comms & Collaboration, Cyber Security & Enterprise Mobility Security & Managed IT & IT Outsourcing services.




The Technical Consultant will make critical strategic, operational and technical decisions throughout the solution lifecycle & will be involved with: 

# Partnering with customers and customer engagement


# Requirements gathering, needs analysis, technical audits


# Define scope, requirements, goals, solution roadmap & deliverables


# Design workshops, producing technical designs (HLD/LLD), solution creation & documentation 


# Planning, implementation, deployment and configuration of solutions 


# Clearly communicate project expectations to teams & stakeholders


# Coordinate with design, presales, 3rd parties, customer stakeholders & other teams


# Oversee the commission, build, install & implementation of solutions


# Testing & handover to BAU 

# Advanced root cause analysis and solution optimisation 

# High end and complex 3rd line support where required

# Providing input and recommendations to product development teams 


Candidate Profile:


Candidates should have previous IT Consulting experience ideally gained within an ISP, Network Service Provider, Managed Hosting, Cloud, Systems / Network Integrator or similar type of technology managed services provider. Your experience is likely to include as much of the following as possible:


# Experience as a technical consultant, solutions architect, technical design authority, presales consultant or solutions designer


# Producing technical designs (HLD / LLD) for Cloud, Virtualisation or IaaS solutions


# Large-scale, bespoke customer solution design and implementations


# Working with large enterprise, mid-tier & public sector customers


# Strong customer & stakeholder management & consulting skills


# Microsoft: Windows / Server / OS / AD / ADFS / SQL / SCCM / O365 / Exchange / Azure


# Citrix: XenApp / XenDesktop / XenMobile / Netscaler

# EMC: VNX SAN / DR / RecoverPoint


# Fortinet: Fortigate firewalls (across the range) / Analyser / FortiMail


# Cisco: Routing & Switching / ASA


# HP: Routing & Switching / Aruba


# Backup technologies / Symantec / Veeam / Carbonite SecureVault


# Anti-virus technologies / Kaspersky / Trend


# Virtualisation: VMware / Hyper-V / Zerto


# Hardware installs: Routers / switches / WAP’s / Firewalls / Servers / UPS


# Enterprise mail & data migrations


# IaaS / BaaS / DaaS


# Candidates should be able to drive & be willing to travel

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