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Cloud Services Workspace Consultantat CDW Careers (UK)

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14 Dec 2021
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Bring your career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your job and future. With revenues of over £1 billion, CDW UK is a leading supplier of IT solutions and services to a broad range of commercial and public sector customers globally.


What you’ll do:

  • 75% - Hands on Technical lead in Desktop and Application Virtualisation projects, using a combination of your own depth of expertise as well as the wider team to own the design, build, and migration onto ServiceWorks or public cloud hosted desktop solutions
  • 25% - Ensure continual improvement and development of our Desktop and Application Virtualisation customer environments
  • Customer Project calls as part of specific engagements to understand business and technical requirements and together with the different presales teams, Implement appropriate solutions
  • The Build and deployment of new Citrix or similar platforms and associated applications. Working closely with the customer and 3rd parties to ensure the new environments meet the design objectives
  • Produce high quality documentation
  • Assist the support teams in the Service Operation Centre with complex incidents
  • Formal and informal mentoring and development of 2nd and 3rd line engineers
  • Ongoing review of relevant emerging technology, making assessments of suitability based on both technical and commercial suitability
  • Study time to ensure skills remain current and up to date


What you need to succeed:


  • A passion for technology is key and you need to be able to demonstrate a depth of Knowledge in, Cloud, Desktop and Application Virtualisation
  • You also need a broad understanding of technology and a willingness to embrace new technology and ideas, with at least 3 years’ experience working with Desktop and application virtualisation technologies delivering projects and complex changes, working in an ITIL governed environment. Ideally this will be in a Consultancy or senior support role
  • Prior foundational knowledge around Virtualisation solutions is required including related storage and network concepts as well as a good understanding of Microsoft technologies
  • It is also desirable that you have at least a basic knowledge of Public Cloud environments
  • An understanding of HPE hardware would be advantageous
  • Good general infrastructure knowledge


Nice to have:

  • You will be a self driven and confident individual yet humble in approach. With an eye for detail and quality, The experience of the end customer will be key to you
  • Being a Fast learner you will be able to adapt to new technology and keep abreast of current industry trends and practice
  • Finally and most importantly, you should have a track record of getting stuff done whilst managing competing pressures, tight deadlines and constrained resource


Who we are:

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 


What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers:

CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.


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