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Principal Consultant/ Lead for Microsoft Services

Posted 4 January by Lenovo Technology UK Ltd Ended

Lenovo Data Center Group is looking for a seasoned Microsoft-focused Technical Consultant Leader for EMEA to join its Professional Services team, preferably in UK, but other locations will be considered.

You will lead a worldwide technical team of consultants with subject matter expertise in Microsoft technologies, work as a technical leader and a trusted advisor for our clients.

The ideal candidate has deep technical expertise, a history of technical presentations on Microsoft technologies, the ability to manage multiple complex projects and staff with minimal supervision and own initiative.

Job details

• Providing technical consultancy leadership, assessments, design and implementation with a focus on Microsoft solutions.
• Cooperating with sales teams, architects and project managers, you'll also work closely with a range of clients at the highest levels across the retail, leisure, insurance & financial services sectors to name a few, helping to design and deliver IT infrastructure. Solutions will vary from upgrade projects through to full data center migrations or consolidations with a range of sizes from larger SME clients to large multinational corporations.
• Working with C-level executives to assess, design and build Microsoft technology based Datacenter and IT Infrastructure solutions with experience of a range of the following technologies and products:

• Azure;
• Azure Stack;
• Hybrid Cloud;
• Storage Spaces Direct (S2D);
• Powershell;
• Bash scripting;
• Windows Server 2016;
• Active Directory / Azure Active Directory;
• Hyper-V Virtualisation;
• System Centre;
• SQL Server infrastructure.
Key Personal Attributes
• Excellent communication skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to adapt to a multicultural working environment;
• Results oriented individual with high degree of autonomy and pro-active mentality;
• Fluency in English, additional languages an advantage;
• Willingness to travel based on the needs of the business (approx. 40%).

Microsoft certifications and Microsoft MVP is highly recommended and successful applicants should expect a level of travel across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

Why us?

Lenovo is more than a global technology company. We’re a leader in genuine innovation, dreaming up - and building - the technology and services that enable and inspire progress around the world.
We’re the progressive thinkers, creative doers and endless tinkerers who will always challenge the traditional and who know true groundbreakers never stand still. We’re proud of what we’ve created already and even more excited about where we’re headed.

No matter what team you’re part of, from marketing to IT, this is the type of place where you can create real impact.

At Lenovo we strive to put more innovation in the hands of more people so they can do more amazing things.

Lenovo offers:
• A multitude of professional and personal opportunities.
• An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forwarding thinking IT companies.
• Flat structures and fast decision-making processes.
• A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life.
• An international team with a high focus on Diversity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Required skills

  • Active Directory
  • Storage
  • Windows Server
  • Infrastructure Solutions
  • Microsoft Technologies

Reference: 34130966

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