Infrastructure Consultant

Location
Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary
To £40k
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2018
Ref
VR/02169R
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Infrastructure Consultant
Sittingbourne, Kent (office/field based, covering predominantly Kent & London).
To £40k DOE, Plus Overtime, & Benefits

VR/02169R

Our client is a market-leading IT solutions provider specialising in platform hosting, network infrastructure, data centre and business continuity services for small, medium and large enterprises, public sector organisations, as well as other service providers.

Our client has a record of sustained growth and is currently experiencing further rapid expansion.

 

A senior consultative role, specialising in design and architecture of high-end technical solutions with a strong focus on project management.

 

The successful candidate should have:

 Strong industry knowledge in Managed Services including Cloud, Datacentre and multi-tenanted solutions

 Proficient in WAN and network technologies

 MCSE level skills in Microsoft products and services

 A good understanding of Cybersecurity, Risk and Change Management

 You will be a trail blazer in product development, guiding the implementation of new products, services, procedures and standards.

 Provide hands-on technical leadership and support for the Technical Department

 Encourage and drive a programme of continuous improvement throughout the business

Essential skills:

 Microsoft Office Products including Office 365 Cloud, Exchange and SQL

 Server Operating Systems, Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy

 Virtualisation technologies including Hyper-V or VMware

 Network hardware including Router, Firewall, Switches, Wi-Fi (Vendor Neutral)

 Storage including SAN, NAS, SCSI, iSCSI and Fibre Channel

 Mobile Device Management, Security products

 Backup and DR technologies with a strong understanding of BCP

Desirable competencies:

 ITIL

 Prince2 / Agile

 CCNA / CCENT

 MSCE / MCSA

 Azure/AWS

 ISO27001/PCI DSS/HIPAA


The Infrastructure Consultant is a senior technical role within the organisation reporting to the Head of Technical Services. You will work closely with other Engineers in the Infrastructure and Service Delivery Teams. You will be directly responsible for the successful delivery of IT projects and managed services to a growing client base primarily across Kent and London.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent technical and interpersonal skills with strong project management capabilities, and be able to demonstrate previous experience in the successful delivery of complex projects, such as migrations and architecting new solutions.

The Infrastructure Consultant role is based primarily at the Head Office in Sittingbourne, but also will incorporate on-site working at customer premises as required; a full driving license, your own transportation and a willingness to travel are therefore prerequisites.


The Infrastructure consultant role may require extended or unsocial hours, occasionally at short notice. There is the potential to augment the basic salary with overtime payments and participation in the On-Call rota. The role involves some manual handling from time to time, this will include the movement of Servers, hardware, racking of equipment.

Please note, as part of the client’s vetting process, successful candidates will be subject to disclosure checks.

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