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  • Job Type: Permanent
    Categories: Technical Jobs
    Location: UK
    Job ID: 72177
    Company: SCC

    Main Duties of the Job:

    • Provide Vendors and other SCC peers with a focal point for core solutions
    • Conceptualise and Design complex solutions, covering multiple sites, and including hosted Data Centre infrastructures.
    • Technical ownership of project delivery and engaging closely with the Project   Manager to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
    • Run technical workshops covering multiple technologies.
    • Perform presales activity in support of the Business Development team, creating both High Level Designs and Low Level Delivery documentation.
    • Perform presales activity as required in support of the Solution Architecture and Sales teams.
    • The role requires detailed design skills specific to the individuals technology specialisation complemented by an architecture-level appreciation of all relevant complementary technologies.
    • Demonstrating an ongoing, proactive approach, working alongside Professional Services Solution Architecture in developing and delivering service offerings based on industry best practice and “new to market” technologies.
    • Development and delivery of technology specific presentations to both large audience seminars and project workshop environments.
    • Maintain knowledge of project delivery methodologies and technology roadmaps in the particular field of specialisation.
    • Maintain a broad understanding of competitive products to the individuals specialisation, an understanding of their architectural principles and, where appropriate, design skills and accreditations in these products
    • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of industry standards relevant to the role.
      • To adhere to all company policies and processes as communicated by line management in order to maintain corporate ISO accreditation levels.
      • To outline and obtain, maintaining technical accreditations as required by management in accordance with the guidelines provided by manufacturers and software vendors.
      • Work in conjunction with the appropriate sales personnel to understand the opportunities for Professional Services within their accounts and develop team skills to meet the requirement.
      • At all times to provide a courteous service and professional approach to customers and to the delivery of allocated tasks as required.
      • To perform any other duties which, from time to time may be allocated by your Manager.
      • Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
      • Educated to a high standard, preferably with a relevant degree and with good technical background.
      • Experience in architecting and implementing EUC Microsoft solutions within a complex environment. The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of some if not all of the following core solutions:-
        • Microsoft Hyper-V / VMware ESX
        • Windows Server 2008 / 2012
        • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies
        • Microsoft Windows 10
        • Microsoft MDT / WDS or SCCM
        • Microsoft RDS / Citrix XenApp
        • Microsoft 365
        • Microsoft Office 365
            • Microsoft AZURE (ADFS / AD / Services)
            • In addition to these the following skills sets would be beneficial:-
            • Microsoft System Centre (OM, VMM, DPM, SM or Orchestrator)
            • Microsoft Intune / EMS
            • Microsoft Direct Access Gateway
            • Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager
            • Microsoft APP-V Application Packaging
          • Awareness of complementary EUC technologies:-
            • Citrix Suite (XenApp / XenDesktop / NetScaler)
            • VMware (Horizon)
            • Ivanti Suite of Products
            • Lakeside Software
          • Suitable Accreditations in supporting core technologies is also beneficial such as MCSE/VCP.
          • 10 years plus relevant experience in IT industry focused on delivering enterprise scale infrastructure solutions.
          • Commercially aware with strong client facing and vendor relationship development skills.
          • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, enabling the presentation of complex technical solutions.
          • Experience in working with and defining delivery methodologies
          • An understanding of Project management fundamentals
          • Ability to Lead by example and influence others
          • Team player but with the ability to work unaided