Microsoft Services – Consultant Infrastructure

PURPOSE OF THIS JOB

Building upon a solid IT infrastructure experience relative to his level, the consultant will be responsible for assisting the customers, designing architecture and providing the best in class implementation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivery of high quality engagements around Microsoft suite of infrastructure technologies and products (eg.: Windows Server, Exchange, System Center, SQL etc.) into diverse client environments leveraging available IP and following defined delivery methodologies and service offerings(eg: Microsoft Solution Framework);

  • Ability to understand customer environments, constraints and requirements;
  • Design and presentation of an integrated solution using the latest Microsoft products and technologies;
  • Develop architectural design documents based on existing examples or new requirements;
  • Map technical information to customer’s context;
  • Create local prototype to test solution;
  • Understand the operation implications of the designed/developed solution;
  • Respond customer’s needs via phone calls, emails, and one to one meetings;
  • Initiate contacts and conduct meetings with customers, providing them advisory;
  • Project plans, Execution and Risk analysis;
  • Identify customer’s required deliverables and all the task for the project;
  • Create and develop high level plan and estimate timelines and resources;
  • Monitor and adjust estimates to integrate new constraints; conduct project, close out meetings;
  • Meet with internal and partner specialist to get feedback and commitment to the project plan;
  • Presentation and training for customer and partners;
  • Research knowledge base and collect reference materials.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree in Information technology
  • Experience in a business infrastructure and platform consulting role 8 years
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Platform Products, Architecture and Solutions (eg. Windows Server, Networking, Clustering, Security, Deploying and Managing solutions)
  • Very good knowledge of at least one of the following Microsoft Products, besides Windows Server : Exchange, OCS, System Center, SQL, MOSS
  • At least 5 years of experience with solutions on MS technology and products (deployment, consolidation, migration, high availability)
  • Good knowledge of project management methodology
  • Knowledge in Security techniques and standards are very appreciate
  • Fluent English (written, spoken)

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Business and functional analysis skills
  • Project leadership
  • Strong communication skills

LOCATION

  • Milan
  • Turin
  • Padua
  • Rome

TRAVEL

The role will require mobility in Italy and sometimes in Europe

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