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Principal Consultant - Hybrid Cloud (AWS / Azure)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Computacenter are looking for extraordinary individuals to join a growing Hybrid Cloud team. You have a breadth of Infrastructure experience and be passionate in their views and dynamic in their adoption of Cloud technologies. In addition you are interested, and preferably experienced, in automation of Cloud.

You will be responsible for driving standards within the Practice, developing consultant capability and service collateral and working with the line of business to help develop propositions for security. The role will also involve staying at the forefront of new technologies and new vendors, working within a Practice of 260 consultants.

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist with Pre-Sales technical enquiries
  • Attend Customer opportunity / strategy meetings, including presenting solutions from a commercial and business perspective.
  • Assist with qualification of designs or opportunities
  • Provide contributions to Invitations To Tender, Requests For Quote, Requests For Purchase, etc.
  • Undertake individual consultancy assignments, analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data, recommending solutions
  • Technically lead the design and implementation of solutions, with the exception of those which are high risk/large scale.
  • Ensure consultancy assignments are undertaken consistently and with quality, using Consultancy FrameWork or PRIDE as appropriate
  • Highlight all technical risks so that any Computacenter's exposure to commercial loss can be minimised.
  • Responsible for the quality of all technical deliverables produced by the team
  • Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings
  • Produce / update all assignment documentation
  • Ensure that hand over to relevant support organisation is successfully completed.
  • Provide technical support as requested, for internal and external customers
  • Work as part of a team on larger solutions
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities
  • Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
  • Build and improve relationships with peers and Computacenter's sales force (Account Managers, Client Directors, Sales Specialists)

The Ideal Candidate

  • Managers, Client Directors, Sales Specialists)

You are required to have a minimum of one year’s design, delivery and/or migration experience in at least one of the following:

Public Cloud

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure

On Premise Cloud

  • OpenStack
  • Docker Enterprise
  • Kubernetes
  • Red Hat OpenShift
  • VMware (vSphere, vRealize, NSX, vSAN)

Desirable skills:

Programming languages

  • Python
  • Go
  • Ruby

Configuration management tools

  • Ansible
  • SaltStack
  • Puppet
  • Chef

CI/CD tools

  • CloudBees Jenkins
  • Atlassian tools – particularly Bamboo

Ancillary products/skills and experience

  • ServiceNow
  • Git or other Version Control Software
  • Agile methodologies

Package Description

Competitive + Benefits + Car

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.


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