Senior Cloud and Infrastructure Consultant - Guernsey

As a Senior Cloud and Infrastructure Consultant, you will be an integral member of a dynamic Cloud and Infrastructure practice, responsible for the high-quality delivery of our solutions and products. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering excellent consultancy services to our customers. As a senior member of the team you will be involved in the deployment of our enterprise solutions. The role requires you to be able help in developing innovative solutions to a high standard. You will understand the importance of our client delivery, as well as our internal practice and service delivery models. The ability to communicate effectively with clients, team members and business lines are key components for success in this position.
Application Deadline
October 30, 2020
Department
Technical Solutions
Employment Type
Permanent - Full Time
Location
Guernsey
Reporting To
Director, Professional Services

Key Responsibilities

-Assist in business development conversations and direct the execution of the sales team, by combining both technical vision and business insight.
-Prioritise and manage activities for an active pipeline of prospect and customer opportunities. 
-Involvement in pre-sales and support, and where appropriate, maintaining contact with client organisations.
-Identify potential clients and building and maintaining customer relationships.
-Support the design, development and delivery of Microsoft Cloud solutions (part of team or working under own supervision).
-Responsible for implementing cloud technology-based solutions for the customer.
-Prepare documentation and present progress reports both internally and externally.
-Help develop the skills and mentor other team members.
-Undertake other ad-hoc duties and projects as required.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Personal Attributes:
-Understand customer requirements and business challenges.
-Unique blend of technical and customer facing skills.
-Out-of-the-box thinker.
-Effectively communicate solution value. 
-Detail oriented. 
-Analytical and problem-solving orientation. 
-Collaborative team member.
-Self-motivated and able to lead and deliver large scale projects.

Experience: 
-Experience in customer-facing roles and success in technical architecture and design discussions to meet business challenges. 
-3+ years in delivering enterprise level solutions.
-2+ years of experience in “migrating” on premise workloads to the cloud. 
-5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects).  
-Experience in major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support teams. 

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, IT or related subject.

Technical Skills:
-Demonstrated Technical knowledge in Microsoft Azure Infrastructure (IaaS).
-Must be able to articulate Microsoft technologies relating to Office 365 and Microsoft 365.
-Had exposure to Desktop as a Service solutions.
-Knowledge of following the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework with clients.
-Proficiency in one or more of the following: Azure PowerShell, CLI, Visual Studio, Python, Ruby, and Azure Resource Manager Templates. 
-Experience in implementing private, public and/or hybrid cloud solutions.
-Experience in implementation of moving workloads from on-premises to Azure.
-Experience implementing and securing resources including Azure Active Directory, Azure App Service Apps, Virtual Networks, and ARM Templates.
-Experience creating and managing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) virtual machines.
-Experience in contributing to High and Low-Level Design documentation, describing technical systems solutions, to resolve technical issues and business challenges.
 
Advantageous
·       Experience in Veeam Backup technologies.
·       Experience in Hyper-V, VMware ESXi and NSX.
·       Experience in Citrix XenApp/NetScaler.
·       Experience in SCCM and/or Config Manager.
·       Experience in HPE storage and compute technologies. 

Non-Technical Skills:
-Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with key stakeholders, senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts. 
-Proven ability to mentor and train junior members of the team.
-Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts & ensuring follow through to deliver results.
-Presentation skills to mixed audiences. 
-Prior work experience in a consulting position within a software & services company. 
-Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources. 
-Exceptional verbal, written communication and presentation, especially when explaining complex cloud solutions (and architectures) in simple terms.
-Demonstrate a high level of business acumen.
-Highly organised. Able to prioritise a variety of critical short, medium- and long-term tasks for multiple activities.

Certifications 
Essential
·       AZ-103 or AZ-104 – Azure Associate.
·       MS-101 – Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security.

Desired
·       Microsoft Server Operating Systems (MCP/MCSE desirable). 
·       Veeam Certified Engineer.
·       Citrix CCP-V
·       AZ-500 – Azure Security Technologies. 
·       HPE ASE
·       VMware VCP 

Job Benefits

Benefits:
Employees at C5 enjoy an attractive benefits package as part of our continuous employee value commitment. 
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Corporate dental scheme rates
  • Personalised training plans
  • Proactive learning environment
  • Company-wide social and team events
  • Daily fruit
  • Access to the latest technologies
  • Access to technology leaders / technical specialists
  • An environment to be yourself

About C5 Alliance

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As a friendly, ambitious and progressive company, we are focused on the delivery of technology for positive impact. As we continue to expand our business, we are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our growing team.

By joining our company, you will become part of a collaborative pool of digital specialists with the opportunity to build a rewarding career in technology and make a valuable contribution to the industry. 

We're a people-powered business and committed to being the employer of choice where all of our teams have the opportunity to succeed, be proud and enjoy a long and rewarding career. We achieve this by being an agile and entrepreneurially led firm, posessing a values-based culture with innovation & technology at our core. We offer a compelling and evolving EVP including personal career development in an environment with a multi-disciplinary approach. Now part of the BDO network we are part of a global brand and have access to our international colleagues. As a unified business we have a genuine belief in shared success.

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Application Deadline
October 30, 2020
Department
Technical Solutions
Employment Type
Permanent - Full Time
Location
Guernsey
Reporting To
Director, Professional Services
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