Senior Technical Consultant - Wakefield - c£50k Benefits

Posted 17 November by Larson Resource Group Limited

Senior Technical Consultant - Wakefield - c£50k + Benefits

Technical Consultant / Professional Services Consultant / 3rd Line Engineer / Senior Engineer / Implementation Engineer / Installations Engineer

Are you and experienced technical consultant looking for a lead role within a managed service provider? Are you good in front of clients? Do you seek exposure to exciting and bleeding edge technologies?

The Larson Group is currently recruiting a Senior Technical Consultant for a well-established Managed Service Provider based in Wakefield. Our client is currently witnessing an impressive growth period and as such are growing their team within the Installations / Pre-Sales team.

The role will involve supporting the sales team and liaising with new and existing customers. You will focus on the technical element of written proposals to customers to help portray solution benefits on a technical and business level.

Within this role you will be designing storage and virtualisation solutions based around HP servers, HP Storage, NetApp Storage and HP networking. Software solutions using VMware vSphere, Windows Core Technologies such as Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, Remote Desktop Services. A large element of the role will involve taking a lead on the initial implementation of the proposed solutions and working with the implementation team to fulfil projects.

The candidate will spend on average 60% of the time on customer site and as such this role includes a car allowance. Traveling is an essential requirement to the role, but we understand individuals will need to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Main Duties:

Responsible for the design, project management and lead implementation of IT solutions. Provision of specialist knowledge and expertise in the core infrastructure technologies that underpin the sales team.
Management of the following:

  • Analysis of business and technical project requirements
  • Identification of technologies, tools and methods to best suit a solution
  • Design of IT infrastructure to meet customer requirements
  • lead Management, delivery or provision of resource in the delivery of IT infrastructure projects to meet customer needs and timescales
  • Ensure quality of solution delivery is high
  • Documentation of the delivered solution
  • Identify weaknesses in customers infrastructure and recommend improvements
  • 4th line expert support of infrastructure technologies

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • VMware vSphere
  • Veeam Availability Suite
  • NetApp FAS / NetApp E-Series / On-Tap 8x or 9x
  • Public Cloud Technologies including AWS, Azure, Office 365
  • Commercial knowledge
  • Excellent Documentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP
  • 5+ years in Server Support or Solutions Design & Implementation
  • Microsoft operating systems
  • Active Directory Design Principals
  • Exchange Server 2010-2016
  • Backup / Restore Technologies
  • Server hardware, including storage both FC & ISCSI
  • A good working knowledge of IT networking principles including routing and switching
  • A good working knowledge of wireless technologies
  • A good working knowledge of IT Firewalls and integrated security products

Non- essentials but would be advantageous

  • Clustering / High Availability solutions
  • Cisco or Brocade Fibre Channel switching
  • SQL Server Experience
  • VoIP Technologies

Fr more information contact Jamie MacMillan on

Keywords -
Technical Consultant / Professional Services Consultant / 3rd Line Engineer / Senior Engineer / Implementation Engineer / Installations Engineer

Larson Resource Group Limited is registered in England & Wales with a company number 06110626. Registered office address is Windsor House Cornwall Road Harrogate HG1 2PW. Our VAT number is . Larson Resource Group Limited trades as an Employment Agency when placing permanent candidates and as an Employment Business when placing Contractors (under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment and Business Regulations 2003) In accordance with these regulations you should have received a copy of our Client Terms of Business. If you have not received a copy please contact a member of staff immediately. All discounted rates quoted are only valid providing all other terms are met in accordance with our standard Client Terms of Business. For more information on Larson Resource Group please review our website

Required skills

  • Technical Consultant / Professional Services Consultant / 3rd Line Engineer / Senior Engineer / Implementation Engineer / Installations Engineer

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