• Associate Technical Consultant

    Location(s) UK-Greater London-Hayes
    Req #
    39626
    Category
    Professional Services
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    A Professional Services Associate Technical Consultant is required for an Infrastructure & Cloud Hosting Services Consultancy, to perform migration requirements analysis and project-based implementation of Infrastructure & Cloud Hosting Services into Corporate Fortune500 and SME clients. Serves as the key technical contact and subject matter expert for the customers. Delivers results ensuring all technical aspects of a customer migration are completed successfully.

     

    The role (which doesn't require experience in specific technologies, but a keen technical propensity for Infrastructure and a Consultancy background) works on technical work-streams within multiple large technology migration projects for Fortune500 clients across EMEA. You'll engage with clients to assess the requirements of the migration, translate these requirements into a migration strategy, which then be executed upon. The role will require understanding of migration methodologies, of consultancy and of presenting directly to customers.

     

    You'll need to have a strong mix of client-facing (managing workshops and presentations), passion for technology problem-solving and project full life-cycle experience. Specific technology experience with regards to the deliverables isn’t necessary, but a good grounding in Infrastructure technology is highly advantageous, particularly if this includes datacentre and workload migrations.

     

    This role is ideal for someone who's worked in a client-facing technology solutions delivery role, is happy to apply their technical brain to solutions and who is happy to get hands-on as required.

     

    Pre-Sales Engagement

    • Contribute to the preparation of proposals, RFP/RFI responses, & Statements of Work (SoW). This includes the analysis and development of scope and duration
    • Regularly collaborates with Sales pursuit teams, Programme & Project Managers, Solutions Architects, Partners, and extended cross-functional teams during presales and project delivery to ensure timely delivery and awareness of potential problems or risk requiring resolution or mitigation.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION: 

    • Inspires confidence in the consultancy approach and methods
    • Can comprehend relatively simple technical concepts
    • Deals with minor customer conflicts or escalates to other team members as required
    • Focus on customer wants and needs pertaining to the engagement
    • Understands commercial language in Statements of work
    • Able to capture customer requirements into an appropriate scope
    • Align Consulting outcomes with customer requirements
    • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, handling shifting priorities and ambiguity.

    Qualifications

    • Able to understand all technical aspects of a relatively simple technical estates
    • Able to deliver Assessment and design workshops autonomously
    • Can produce appropriate documented assets for simple estates
    • Can conduct customer training, education and walkthroughs
    • Can articulate best practice approaches and practices
    • Can work directly with a customer

     

    Beneficial:

     

    Direct implementation to external client sites of:

    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • VMWare
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Physical Infrastructure