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Principal Consultant

Location:

London

Salary:

45000.00 to 55000.00 GBP per Year

Discipline:

Job Type:

Permanent

Contact:

Loren Mann

Reference:

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Principal Consultant – Data Migration Team

We are seeking a consultant to join our client?s professional services team in the UK. The role is based from their London office, but also requires frequent visits to client locations. The consultant will be a team player, responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the required specification and desired business outcomes. The consultant will liaise with project sponsors, providing regular updates, using clear and concise methods of communication. The consultant will work with internal teams, clients and multiple partner organisations, building relationships that will result in successful outcomes for the business.

Key Accountabilities

A principal consultant is typically engaged in the delivery phase of a project:
– Review scope of work and deliverables
– Attend workshops
– Review design (if available; smaller projects may not have a formal design)
– Review and update run book (list of activities) as appropriate for each project
– Liaise with the customer and colleagues as required
– Update timesheets daily (ticket system) with time delivered and brief description of activities
– Regular communication of project status
– Make decisions: analyse the impact of these decisions and escalate when appropriate
– Prioritise work streams: anticipate consequences of actions or potential problems
– Acceptance testing: ensure this process is well defined and adhered to
– Undertake regular reviews with stakeholders to continually assess the progress of the project

When not engaged on delivery, other activities (subject to experience) will include, but not limited to:
– 3rd line support (escalations from our Service Management Centre)
– Online training and tutorials
– Assisting project management with scope and time estimates of potential future engagements
– Review existing customer deployments with respect to continuous improvement
– Health Checks
– Lead Design Workshops and write design documents
– Pre-Sales activities

Mandatory experience
– Powershell
– SQL
– AD/DNS/DHCP
– Archive solution (on-premises or cloud based) e.g. but not limited to:
— Enterprise Vault
— CommVault
— Mimecast
– Windows Server operating system (build and administration)
– Able to understand a range of different customer environments
– Able to logically assist in troubleshooting and resolving issues
– Customer facing
– Ability to create high quality documentation for internal and external use
Desirable experience (as many of the following as possible)
– Data Migration: Knowledge of data migration methodologies and toolsets e.g. but not limited to:
— Transvault
— Quest
— Quadrotech (Archive Shuttle)
– Change Management and/or Project Management Process
– Azure IasS
– Veritas Data Insights
– Veritas Enterprise Vault: Archiving platform used to archive multiple different data sources into Enterprise Vault to Single Instance and Compress and allow eDiscovery against the archived data sources
– eDP (formerly Clearewell)
– GDPR assessments
– Ediscovery and compliance within Office365
– End user training experience
– Enterprise Vault: Discovery Accelerator to create Cases and Searches against data archived into Enterprise Vault
– Enterprise Vault: Compliance Accelerator
– Supervision component used to sample data journalled into Enterprise Vault
– Email Systems: Administrator knowledge of Exchange and/or Notes
– SQL Administration: Collations, migrate database, manage maintenance plans, truncation, fragmentation, log shipping, clustering, HA and DR, backup recovery and restoration, advanced SQL query compilation
– EV Administration: Policies, message queues, provisioning groups, vault stores, partitions, indexes, web presentation, search, journal, configuration, user lists, environment forecasting, server performance
– Storage and network troubleshooting
Expectations of the role

– Understand the commercial aspects and impacts of each project
– Work within the appropriate project management methodology
– Appreciation of the technologies being used and the most optimum delivery methods
– Familiarity with multiple technology platforms including mobile
– Highlight project risks at the appropriate stage; know when to escalate or move on
– Good numeracy skills and exceptional communications skills
– Analytical: great attention to detail to ensure consistent improvement in the quality of the deliverables
– Team player with the ability to influence people at all levels
– Work efficiently under pressure to tight deadlines
– Appreciate the diverse skills and personalities that come together on a project
– Work cross functionally to solve problems and implement changes
– Identify problems and evaluate alternative solutions
– Communicate project status, issues and successes to the team
– Work collaboratively in a shared services environment
This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to broaden their experience into other core competencies and also have the option to specialise in a subset of these competencies to become a subject matter expert.

– Primary focus area
– Lead delivery consultant within a data migration project e.g.
— On-premise archive solution to Office365
— On-premise archive solution to Mimecast
— On-premise archive solution to Enterprise Vault (Azure)

With experience, these activities will broaden to include:
— Leading design workshops
— Presales activities for new engagements

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