Technical Consultant (Provisioning and Design)
Technical Consultant (Provisioning) -Enterprise Virtualisation and Mobility
Hatfield Based – with some travel
If you’ve set your heart on a career in IT Infrastructure join Computacenter as a Technical Consultant in Hatfield and you’ll find there’s everything in place for you to realise your ambitions.
We’ve become Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services by being open, upfront and straightforward. So you’ll know exactly what’s expected of you, managers will be accessible when you need training and support, your voice will be heard and we’ll take a genuine interest in how you want to develop.
The provisioning part of our business is responsible for the design, architecture, solution integration, provisioning, turn-up and documentation of new IT services as well as delivering standard infrastructure change requests.
This is both a challenging and rewarding environment, in summary we have: 15,000 colleagues, 2,200+ servers, 4 Datacentres and numerous server rooms.
Core technology areas include:
- Microsoft Windows Server (2008-2016)
- HPe Synergy Composible Compute Platform, HP Rack and Blade infrastructure
- Cloud Technologies and integration
- Enterprise virtualisation
- Mobile Device Management (MDM)
- Load balancing/traffic management technologies
We’re looking for someone who can live up to our reputation for delivering on promises – someone who has good understanding and experience in infrastructure provisioning, managing a significant portfolio of technology change, strong customer focus and stakeholder management skills whilst having demonstrable experience around Enterprise Data Centre technologies including compute, virtualisation, storage and middleware (SAP, SQL, ORACLE), experience working with and provisioning through third party suppliers and outsourcers, proven analysis skills, critical and creative thinking, ability to troubleshoot Enterprise technologies. This is a busy and challenging environment so proven experience of working independently and effectively is required.
The role focuses on the design and delivery of new solutions, technologies and services. Translation of Project requirements into fully documented high level and low level designs, peer reviews, project delivery and provides Subject Matter Expert consultancy to the support function as required. The ideal candidate will have the ability to design and deliver innovative solutions, transforming customer requirements into technology solutions and managing the design through to delivery.
The Ideal Candidate
The main responsibilities of the Central Infrastructure Provisioning Team are
- Architect and deliver new technologies to support the Central Infrastructure landscape and services
- Provide input, support and leadership across the full project life cycle
- Ensure delivery of robust and reliable designs to support the build of infrastructure services and solutions
- Review new technologies to help define the strategic technology roadmap for Central Infrastructure
- Provide 4th line Consultative (SME) Services to the support function across all areas of expertise
- Define and deliver day to day Work Packages
About the Company
We advise customers on their IT strategy; implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of leading vendors and manage their technology infrastructures on their behalf. At every stage we make our customers’ businesses sharper by removing cost, complexity and barriers to change across their IT infrastructures.
Our corporate and government clients are served by offices across the UK, Germany, France, the Benelux countries, Spain and South Africa. We also serve our customers’ global requirements through our extensive partner network.
Key facts about Computacenter
Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services & solutions
Our focus is on corporate and government organisations, typically of from 500 to 10,000 employees, and large enterprises of 10,000 or more employees.
Over 12,000 staff employed across the Group with 4100 working in the UK. 2017 adjusted profit before tax was £106.2 million, up from £86.4 million in 2016. Revenues of £3.79 billion an increase from £3.25 billion on the previous year.
Over 70% of Computacenter’s Group revenue comes from services, software, and sales of enterprise products such as servers and connectivity/networking technology
Achieve great things - for yourself, our customers and our business
At Computacenter we win together by making sure all our people have the autonomy to get things done and to find excellent solutions for our customers.