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Technical Consultant - (Managed Services)

Salary:
£40000 - £55000 per annum + plus car allowance
Location:
Cheshire
Company:
GK Recruitment Ltd

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Job Title: Technical Consultant - (Managed Services)

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40k-£55k plus Car Allowance

Location: East Cheshire

Due to a combination of internal progression and growth of the business our client requires an experienced Managed Services Technical Consultant to join a well-established and busy team.

The role is to provide consultancy level expertise for the design and implementation of new and upgraded customer environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical consultancy to multiple managed services customers
  • Provide hardware recommendations and develop technical solutions following customer requirement gathering and discovery exercises
  • Preparation and compilation of technical documentation and estimates to support pre-sales
  • Development of high-level solution designs and technical implementation plans
  • Preparation and creation of Service Operations documentation including handover to support teams
  • Participation in the Sales Handover process to ensure that all pre-sales documentation is accurate and correct prior to project initiation
  • Build, configuration and deployment of internal and customer solutions

Technical Knowledge:

Essential

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 to 2016
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013/2016
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and higher
  • vSphere 5.5-6.7
  • Citrix XenApp & Microsoft RDS
  • PowerShell
  • Microsoft AD, DHCP, DNS, DFS, Profiles, Group Policy
  • Hypervisor technology specifically VMWare & Hyper-V
  • Storage Solutions
  • HP hardware

Desirable

  • Office 365
  • IBM and Dell hardware
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2012
  • Cisco/Juniper
  • Linux/Unix
  • Azure/AWS

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent communications skills and a professional telephone manner are essential in this customer-focused role
  • Decision making with an analytical mind-set
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and with other people
  • Excellent time management and self-motivation skills
  • Strong desire to provide best of class solutions using the latest technology
  • Planning and Organisation

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Current Microsoft MCSA/MCSE are essential
  • Hosting and cloud provider qualifications
  • Experience working within a Managed Service environment
  • ISO27001/9001
  • ITIL
  • Project Management knowledge or demonstrable experience of operating within fast-paced project environments

If you have a desire to work in an ambitious company and are able to deliver operational excellence then this role is made for you.

If you are interested in applying for this fantastic opportunity, feel free to attach your CV or call our office for a confidential discussion. GK Recruitment Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency

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