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Infrastructure Consultant

Keywords / Skills : Systems Integration Testing (SIT), Component Integration Testing (CIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), infrastructure solutions (especially Microsoft), cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration, enterprise direct

6 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-04-09

Industry
IT/Computers - Software
Function
IT
Role
System Analyst/Tech Architect
Education
Bachelors
Degree
Masters
Post Graduate
Posted On
9th Apr 2019
Job Ref code
4012
Job Description

As a Infrastructure Consultant, you will design, install, and configure enterprise technology architecture, components of which include security, availability/fail-over, OS/compute infrastructure, storage infrastructure, database infrastructure, network infrastructure, and operations, typically in Microsoft or multi-vendor environments. You will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the design of systems to support customer needs and for some smaller projects, you may be responsible for some people / project / program management responsibilities.

 

Key Role Responsibilities:

 

Day to day you will:

  • Contribute to all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)
  • Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate technology, operations and solution requirements into solution strategies
  • Develop and modify infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments, relying on specialized infrastructure / networking knowledge
  • Create project deliverable documentation, including design, build, and operations guides
  • Work and interact directly with clients to transform information technology landscapes to new technology environments
  • Define and establish information technology operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain requirements specified for a solution.
  • Conduct systems integration testing (SIT), component integration testing (CIT), and user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Coordinate with and leverage off-shore resources
  • Support creation and execution of change management efforts that accompany solutions
  • Occasionally manage project components and/or a limited junior-level resources as needed"

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

 

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in several of the following areas: infrastructure solutions (especially Microsoft), cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration, and enterprise directories
  • Experience with operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations
  • Experience with specific technologies as specified by hiring manager

Non-Technical Requirements

  • Experience interacting with external clients in a professional capacity
  • Experience working with global teams on projects
  • Experience working with off-shore teams to facilitate project work
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form
  • Solid written and spoken English skills

Preferred Certifications:

MCSA - Windows Server 2012/2016 and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure required within 2 years of hire or credential availability.

See Avanade's internal certification page for more details. Advanced certifications are optional.

 

Preferred Education Background:

You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Information Technology, or similar degree; equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for degree.

 

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

You will likely have 4+ years of relevant systems engineering and/or infrastructure experience 

 

Scope of Work:

Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives.

Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans.

Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors.

Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans.

Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations.

Supervision Received: Works under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process.

Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work.

Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.

 

Accountabilities & Metrics:

  • Accountable for chargeability and training targets
  • Accountable for project and annual goals
  • Accountable for supervising junior-level resources


About Company

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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