Infrastructure Consultant

As an Infrastructure Consult, you will design, install, and configure enterprise technology architecture, components of which include security, availability/fail-over, OS/compute infrastructure, storage infrastructure, database infrastructure, network infrastructure, and operations, typically in Microsoft or multi-vendor environments. You will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the design of systems to support customer needs and for some smaller projects, you may be responsible for some people / project / program management responsibilities.

Day to day you will:

-Contribute to all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)

-Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate technology, operations and solution requirements into solution strategies

-Develop and modify infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments, relying on specialized infrastructure / networking knowledge

-Create project deliverable documentation, including design, build, and operations guides

-Work and interact directly with clients to transform information technology landscapes to new technology environments

-Define and establish information technology operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain requirements specified for a solution.

-Conduct systems integration testing (SIT), component integration testing (CIT), and user acceptance testing (UAT)

-Coordinate with and leverage off-shore resources

-Support creation and execution of change management efforts that accompany solutions

-Occasionally manage project components and/or a limited junior-level resources as needed"


Technical Requirements:

-Experience in several of the following areas: infrastructure solutions (especially Microsoft), cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration, and enterprise directories

-Experience with operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations

-Experience with specific technologies as specified by hiring manager

Non-Technical Requirements

-Experience interacting with external clients in a professional capacity

-Experience working with global teams on projects

-Experience working with off-shore teams to facilitate project work

-Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

-Solid written and spoken Japanese skills

-English skills at business level are plus

Requisition ID - 56445

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