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Security & Backup Consultant

Location: UK - Birmingham, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Hatfield, UK - Nottingham, UK - Manchester, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Milton Keynes | Job-ID: 208880 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


Life on the team

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Data Protection Consultant to join our Security & Bakcup Practice within Computacenter. The role will primarily be based remotely but may involve UK wide travel. 
The successful candidate will report directly to the Practice Leader, joining an already healthy sized team, but due to pipeline we need additional talented individuals.



What you’ll do


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data protection, disaster recovery, and business continuity, with a particular focus on modern data protection solutions from Rubrik, Veeam, Commvault and Veritas.
This customer centric role involves working with our clients and partners to help develop and implement solutions to their data use cases, defining solutions for the classification and protection of business data and systems, and the creation of disaster recovery solutions to ensure effective business continuity for our customer base.


  • Consult and deliver on design, implementation, and optimisation of data protection architectures for a variety of applications and platforms such as virtualisation, containers, physical, SaaS, and Cloud
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data protection capabilities into our solutions and services, contributing to the overall strategy and service development
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in data protection, data classification, and disaster orchestration technologies, alongside relevant industry legislative impacts
  • Customer facing skills with the ability to propose solutions to improve efficiency and scalability
  • Good presentation and documentation skills
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship in areas of expertise, including guiding junior team members and participating in knowledge-sharing activities



What you’ll need

  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of data protection and disaster recovery solutions such as Rubrik, Veeam, Veritas, and Commvault
  • Knowledge of cloud-fundamentals for Amazon, Microsoft, and Google cloud services
  • Wider knowledge within Networking, Storage, and compute across VMware, Microsoft, and Nutanix virtualisation solutions, plus others
  • Demonstrated experience with SaaS solutions and relevant data protection requirements
  • Edge, Datacenter, and cloud architectural knowledge and use cases relating to Data
  • Strong client facing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven Pre Sales and delivery experience in the area of enterprise data technologies.
  • Technical certifications in one or more data protection solutions from Veeam, Rubrik, Commvault, and Veritas. (Inclusive alternative vendor certifications would also be beneficial)



Desirable Skills

  • Containerisation data protection & recovery experience
  • Experience with Object Storage solutions and sizing
  • Experience with Deduplication Appliance solutions and sizing
  • Data Governance, Health, and Hygiene skills


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. 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.


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