- IT
26 February 2018 X

IT Infrastructure Consultant - Analyze, Identify, Design, Deliver–

Salary £40,000 - £50,000 + Car Allowance
Location Wakefield
Type Permanent
Sector IT

About the post–

POST– are seeking a Senior Professional Services IT Consultant to join one of the UK's leading IT Service Providers who are at the forefront of the industry, delivering cost-effective and innovative IT solutions to businesses across the country.

Our client is adding 2 new senior consultants to the business due to restructuring and expansion which paves the way for someone with a keen desire to provide a Pre-Sales technical role supporting the sales team and liaising with new and existing customers. You will be working 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.

Some of the duties you can expect to perform include:

  • 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


  • Monitoring and recommendation of industry trends and advances in products and solutions that could be utilised to improve IT performance/capability

What we need from you–

Skills, Knowledge & Experience of:

  • 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-essential’s but would be advantageous

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

What you’ll get–

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + Car Allowance
  • Continued professional development - The opportunity to complete industry certifications
  • 21 days holiday, increasing to 25 days
  • Half-day extra holiday on your birthday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • Seasonal parties and team nights out

If you are interested in this job, please submit your CV or get in touch with us ASAP. This job is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details and more job opportunities.