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IT Consultant

Ottawa, Ontario

IT Consultant - Ottawa

We've partnered with a leading IT solutions provider assisting clients to adopt innovative technology that simplifies IT complexity to digitally transform their businesses and lower total cost of IT ownership. 

Responsibilities:
  • Provide post-sales service delivery in terms of analysis, design, implementation, migration, recommendations, upgrades, knowledge transfer, technical documentation, training, etc.
  •  Assist in driving service delivery sales in terms of assisting in Statement of Work creation, client negotiations, presentations, demonstrations, RFP contributions, etc.
  • Provide Level-4 Support to operations team as required.
  • Recreate customer technical environments by researching, identifying, and resolving a variety of problems.
  • Work within and outside of subject matter expertise to expand self-knowledge base.
  • Assist in the development of practice expertise and cross training of other consultants.
  • Position involves up to 20% pre-sales and up to 80% technical/consultative hands-on delivery.
  • Obtain and maintain technical certifications related to practice areas.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Minimum 5 years of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security, Systems, Storage and Virtualization project experience
  • Experience in providing technical support to mid-range and enterprise customers for mission critical Windows and Linux computer systems and related software
  • Windows 2016 Server administration and or hypervisor administration experience including Active Directory 2016 and migrations
  • Experience with Workload Migrations form like to non like hypervisors or between physical data centres
  • Microsoft Office 365 administration and migration project experience preferred
  • Preference will be given to candidates with Office 365 migration based project experience and combined O365 certifications
  • Desktop administration experience required
  • Installation, configuration and provisioning of Microsoft operating systems
  • Installation, configuration and provisioning of vSphere & AHV hypervisors
  • Installation and configuration of servers, blade servers, switches, firewalls and UPS
  • Setup and operation of TCP/IP networking including firewall administration
  • Experience with Hyper-Converged solutions including Nutanix & VSAN a strong asset
  • Hybrid Cloud expertise is a strong asset
  • Storage Area Networking is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of the various flavors of Unix, Linux, Microsoft plus x86 platforms, devices, and networking
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to client sites with own vehicle
  • Ability to work from home
  • Strong spoken and written English skills

Nice to have:
  • Microsoft Azure training, experience and certification is a definite asset
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 or MCSA Windows Server 2016 required
  •  Nutanix NPP & or NCPI certification an asset
  • VCP6-DCV certification or better required
  • CCNA certification is an asset
  • CCA XenApp certification or relevant experience is an asset
  • Level II Secret Clearance is required
  • Other vendor technical accreditations & certifications a definite asset
  • Bilingual (English/French) is a strong asset
 
How to apply?
All interested and qualified applicants should apply directly to our Lead Recruiter, Peter Mills at peter.mills@talentlab.com or directly on our website at www.talentlab.com. Although we thank all interested applicants that apply only those in consideration will be contacted.
 

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