Senior Consultant - Senior Data Centre Consultant Dell

Location: Remote

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29 February 2024

Senior Consultant - Senior Data Centre Consultant Dell

The Role – Senior Consultant (Data Centre – Dell)

The role of the Senior Data Centre Consultant is to provide expert design and deployment of technical solutions and services to CAE’s customers. Working with our presales and PMO teams, the Senior Consultant takes ownership of the design and delivery of technical solutions within our UK-wide client base.

This role will include extensive UK-wide travel to customer sites and some out of hours work as dictated by the requirements of assigned projects. The successful candidate therefore must be comfortable with working unsociable hours, long-distance driving and be willing to stay away from home when required. The role may include secondment onto customer sites for longer term contracts for BAU / support activities and project work.

What you will be doing?

The main duties and responsibilities of the role shall include:

  • Provide technical presales support to our agile sales team, which includes:
    • Attendance to customer meetings/presentations
    • Creation of proposals, BOM’s and solution and service designs
    • Creation of high and low-level designs
    • Peer review deliverables as required
  • Installation of solutions and services as designed either by presales, themselves, or another member of the professional services team
  • Create detailed documentation of all tasks undertaken
  • Support the service desk in providing customer support as diary allows
  • Provide progress updates and timesheets on a daily basis
  • Store documentation, in a central location, and on the ticket as appropriate
  • Meet personal and team KPIs set by your manager
  • Comply with all departmental processes, procedures, and policies
  • Comply with all Security, Safety, Health & Environmental responsibilities, and requirements as detailed in the Company’s Security, Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.

The above list is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

What is needed?

  • Extensive previous experience as a Consultant within an IT Professional Services role. Proficient in high-level and low-level designs, installation, and configuration activities within chosen specialist technical area.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of Dell EMC Block Storage platforms and technologies
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of Dell EMC VXRail
  • and other Hyper Converged Platforms.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of Stretched Cluster Technology supporting VMware and Hyper-V with Dell Solutions.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of NAS and Object Storage platforms, particularly from Dell.
  • Design and installation of Dell EMC PowerScale/Isilon
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of Dell Servers.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of virtualisation.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in design and implementation of Dell management, monitoring and support platforms.
  • Provide level 2 support on IT infrastructure
  • In-depth understanding of Fibre Chanel SAN technologies
  • Experience and understanding of Dell Data Protection solutions.
  • Experience and understanding of Dell Data Cyber Recovery Solutions
  • Understanding of or extensive exposure to fibre channel or iSCSI storage solutions from PureStorage, HPE, NetApp.

The Company

This is CAE - Our goal is to be recognised as the most trusted and valued IT infrastructure solutions provider, and be chosen by our customers, partners and everyone in the CAE family, because of our unique understanding, total commitment and positive engagement.

We get recognised in a number of different ways:

  • With a Glassdoor score of 4.1
  • Having ISO9001 and 27001 certifications
  • With multiple awards from manufacturers including Cisco and Dell Technologies
  • Being 3 star accredited with the Service Desk Institute
  • Within our industry with shortlists and wins from CRN
  • and every time we get an order from one of customers – recognising that we are their partner of choice whether they are in the Commercial, Public or not for profit sectors

It is our approach that sets us apart and our people that make us different #thisishowwedoit

What is next?

If successful, one of our dedicated recruitment team members will be in touch with you for a screening call. Please note, we will always endeavour to acknowledge every application we receive, however, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to every individual with specific feedback.


  • Bupa Cash Plan
  • Investors in Personal Development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Staff Referral Scheme
  • Discounted Private Medical Insurance
  • Tech Scheme
  • Will writing
  • Additional benefits: Shopping discounts, Length of service awards, BUPA anytime Healthline, Flu Vaccination Vouchers, Employee Recognition, Annual leave entitlements, Cycle to Work Scheme, Fresh Fruit

CAE Technology Services are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity across our workforce. We aim to provide a fair and consistent job application process and to not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin or disablement.

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