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Infrastructure Services Consultant

Avanade

Date: Nov 14, 2014

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Infrastructure Services Consultant(Job Number:25712)

Description

At Avanade we create change for a living, and joining us is your chance to do the same. Founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation, we have 22,000 people in more than 20 countries helping the world’s biggest and most innovative organizations realize results in a digital world – with business technology solutions, cloud and managed services that combine insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies. Find out more at avanade.com/careers

Avanade is searching for Microsoft Infrastructure Consultants that have proven consulting experience, strong customer focus, exceptional technical expertise, and excellent communication and presentation skills.

As a Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of Microsoft-based products and technologies, such as Datacenter optimization and virtualization, Private cloud, Desktop and Workplace IT infrastructure solutions, Application and Server infrastructure, and Messaging/Collaboration.

This is a permanent job opportunity

Responsibilities:
- Design, build, and test Microsoft-based infrastructure products and technologies
- Gather business requirements and translate them into IT solutions
- Deliver technical solutions as per specified plans, deliverables, costs and timelines
- Work in team environments that span functional and geographic boundaries
- Document technical issues, solutions and support information
- Assist with opportunity development, including pre-sales

Qualifications

Qualified candidates should possess: - Technology consulting experience
- Expertise in delivering infrastructure services based on the Microsoft platform
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Ability to articulate technical issues and activities to technical and non-technical staff
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and assignments while maintaining a high level of quality
- Strong customer service focus

The candidate must have an expert knowledge and practical experience with an enterprise design and implementation of at least three of the following products and technologies:
- System Center Products (SCCM / SCOM / SCVMM / SCSM / SCO)
- Windows server operating systems (Windows Server 2012 / 2008)
- Windows client operating systems (Windows 8 / 7/ Vista / XP)
- Knowledge of ITIL or Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
- Office 365
- Exchange Server (2013 / 2010 )
- Lync Server (2013 / 2010)
- SharePoint Server (2013 / 2010)
- Design and implementation of application infrastructure (BizTalk / SQL / TFS / CRM)
- Virtualization technologies (Servers and Applications)

Professional background (Education & Qualification, Years of Experience)
- Minimum 5 years of progressive IT consulting experience
- Industry recognized certifications and memberships (MCSE, MSTS, MSITP, etc.
- Travel required

The salary range for this role is between CAN $85-100k

Benefits include: disability insurance, dental insurance, extended medical insurance, pension, and other standard company benefits, as appropriate

The location for this role is as follows

401 West Georgia Street

Suite 1500

Vancouver, BC

V6B 5A1

Phone: +1 778 783 1800

Fax: +1 604 646 5001

m.elavia@avanade.com

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Primary Location:Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Travel:Yes, 75 % of the Time |
Job Type: Standard

Region- Canada West
Job: System Engineer

Capability Group: SL - Infrastructure Services

LOC:CAN

Avanade Core Competencies and Behaviors:

Customer Focus; Embracing Change; Teamwork; Realizing results the Avanade way; Technical passion; Interpersonal awareness

At Avanade we place great importance on understanding your background and expertise that align to our Competencies and Behaviors during the interview process.

For more information on the Avanade core competencies, behaviors, skill families and how you can prepare prior to interviews, please go to http://www.avanade.com/competencies