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Workplace Consultant

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - Nottingham, UK - Reading, UK - Birmingham, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 34204 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Workplace Consultant to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding Workplace Practice within Computacenter, with a strong focus on Microsoft desktop and deployment technologies. The role will involve extensive travel throughout the UK.

As a predominately client facing role you need proven skills in a customer facing position, designing and implementing Microsoft desktop and deployment technologies to corporate or public sector organisations.

As the UK market leader, with over 55% of Windows enterprise migrations in the UK and the 3rd largest Windows migration partner globally, there are extensive development and training opportunities to aid career progression.

Role and Responsibilities
•    Ability to design and implement complex technical solutions
•    Experience in supporting infrastructure technologies
•    Excellent communication and consultancy skills both written and oral
•    Ability to deal with sensitive customer issues at a senior level Ability to contribute to bid, project and technical documents
•    Ability to present within internal workshops and externally to small audiences
•    Undertake individual consultancy assignments, analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data, recommending solutions
•    Highlight all technical risks so that any Computacenter's exposure to commercial loss can be minimised
•    Keep up to date with current and future market developments, competitors, technologies, products and strategies
•    Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings
•    Produce / update all assignment documentation
•    Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities

Key Skills
•    Desktop deployment experience – enterprise deployments of Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 
•    Desktop configuration experience (ADK, MDT, creation of Task Sequences) – Windows 10, 8.1 and 7
•    Deployment Toolset(s) – System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Current Branch, SCCM 2012
•    Desktop productivity suite configuration and deployment knowledge – Office 365 ProPlus, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010
•    Desktop security products knowledge – BitLocker or relevant disk encryption software / Security Compliance Manager (SCM) / security baselines for the client platform
•    Directory Services – creation of group policy objects for desktop operating systems
•    Scripting – PowerShell / VBScript
•    Microsoft Desktop Optimisation Pack (MDOP) – App-V / MBAM
•    Microsoft Professional Qualifications – additional accreditations with other vendors desirable

Desired Skills
•    Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server knowledge
•    Intune and Enterprise Management Suite
•    MS Security Products – Windows Defender and Defender ATP
•    1E – Windows Servicing Suite, Nomad
•    Desktop virtualisation – Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, VMware View
•    OneDrive for Business
•    MS Exchange / Skype for Business
•    Ivanti – Application Manager and Environment Manager


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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