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Technical Architect - Microsoft 365 Collaboration

Location: UK - Birmingham, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Hatfield, UK - Nottingham, UK - Milton Keynes (old), UK - Manchester, UK - Edinburgh | Job-ID: 46684 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


Technical Architect - Microsoft 365 Collaboration

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Technical Architect to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding Consultancy Practice within Computacenter.
Our Consultancy Practice mission is to be recognised by our customers, partners and peers as the market leader for IT consultancy services in terms of capability, delivery outcomes and the professional development of our people.

Year-on-year we invest significantly in the development of our people and services, covering technical and professional training, vendor accreditation and the creation of new and innovative services and solutions for our customers. People development is a core part of our organisational DNA, and many of our most senior consultants have progressed their careers through the ranks, supported by the exceptional training on offer, and all reinforced by our long-standing accreditation as an Investor in People, for which we were recently upgraded to Silver status.

Joining this exciting team will open opportunities for you to contribute to both our business and our propositions; we believe Computacenter provides unrivalled scope to advance your career and develop your professional skills.

The Technical Architect will deliver both pre and post sales technical consultancy to our customers, leading teams of consultants in delivery engagements as well as providing pre-sales qualification, bid response and design to consultancy engagements. As a senior team member, a Technical Architect has responsibility for providing technical leadership to the team and providing guidance to internal and external customers in defining complex technical strategies with leading edge technologies.


Role Responsibility
o    Lead, own and support the pre-sales, delivery and assurance of Microsoft 365 (focused on Teams and Voice capabilities), including responses to large-scale and complex customer opportunities, including ITTs, RFPs and RFIs
o    Developing customer relationships to achieve trusted advisor status in order to drive organisational change through the adoption of new technology 
o    Collaborate with the sales, technical delivery, and operational teams in the development of Microsoft 365 and voice-based solutions that meet customer requirements
o    Develop future service offerings and value propositions to keep Computacenter relevant to the market
o    Keep up to date with current and future market developments, technologies, products and strategies.


Key Skills/Knowledge
•    Extensive experience in Microsoft Teams
•    Extensive experience of Teams Governance 
•    Extensive experience of voice integrated solution to include Session Border Controller. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a strong background in Lync, Skype for Business and voice integrated solutions
•    Experience of meeting room solution
•    Experience of designing and implementing solutions utilising the following technologies;
o    M365 – Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive
o    Azure Active Directory 
o    On-premises Active Directory 
o    On-premises Exchange
o    Exchange / Active Directory migration
•    Professional Qualifications/Certifications in the technologies mentioned above.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Desired Skills/Knowledge
•    Clearance – BPSS or SC  
•    Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS)
•    SharePoint migration
•    Microsoft 365 Tenant to Tenant migration
•    Power Platform
•    AvePoint product suite
•    Microsoft Always-On VPN


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?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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