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Data Platform Consultant

Location: UK - Birmingham, UK - London, UK - Hatfield, UK - Manchester, UK - Reading, UK - Edinburgh | Job-ID: 39581 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


UK wide travel
Flexible home location


Job Introduction

Computacenter are looking for a consultant to help drive and deliver Data platform modernisation engagements.  with in-depth delivery capability of enterprise Data architectures and platform distribution software, traditional as well as cloud native capabilities across hyper scaler environments.

You will be responsible for designing and delivering “Database and data warehouse” environments that meets our Customers business requirements within their overall IT strategy. The role will also involve staying at the forefront of new technologies, working within a UK practice of 260 consultants.


Main Responsibilities

  • Technical point of contact in the delivery and design of Data platform solutions.
  • Technical ownership of design and delivery of solutions
  • Working closely with customers to ensure you understand their requirements, and implement solutions delivered to meet their needs.
  • Undertake discovery and assessment tasks to gather data to help architects design new platforms for our clients
  • Responsible for the quality of all technical deliverables produced
  • Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings
  • Provide technical assurance as requested, for internal and external customers
  • Work as part of a team on larger solutions
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities
  • Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
  • Participate in training and conferences and maintain accreditations
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Strong written skills, writes concise and clear design and delivery documentation


The Ideal Candidate

  • 2+ years of hands on design, delivery and implementation of enterprise Database and Data Warehouse platforms on premises and in the cloud
  • Practical awareness of Cloud IaaS and PaaS data platform offerings and ability to discuss and define the most appropriate platform based on customer requirements
  • Delivery and design experience in enterprise environments following best practices
  • Strong proven SQL and NoSQL skills in enterprise environments
  • Strong experience in traditional database ecosystems as well as native cloud capabilities
  • Experience with data security & authentication methodologies relating to curation and migration of database platforms
  • Hands on experience in installation, configuration, troubleshooting, testing and managing database platforms, on premises or in the cloud
  • Desirable experience with Snowflake within the enterprise
  • Existing technical certification within data focused technology or cloud provider



Technical areas



  • MongoDB
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • GCP  BigTable


Data Warehouse

  • Snowflake (priority)
  • AWS Redshift
  • Azure Synapse
  • GCP BigQuery

Understanding in the following areas are a nice to have;

SQL to PaaS

  • Azure SQL



  • GCP Cloud Spanner


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


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