Cloud Consultant

Location: Remote

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31 August 2022

Cloud Consultant


The primary role of the Consultant is to provide design and deployment of technical solutions and services to CAE’s customers.

You will be working with our presales and PMO teams, and as the consultant, will takes ownership of the delivery of technical solutions within our client base.

The role may include secondment onto customer sites for longer term contracts for BAU / support activities and project work.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Ensuring daily ticket and project updates including timesheet entries
  • Adherence to all departmental operational processes and policies
  • Support the service desk in providing customer support as diary allows

As a Consultant you will need to be outgoing, highly organised, disciplined and adaptable with excellent communication skills. You must be willing to get stuck in with day-to-day operational tasks, handle high volumes of work and run multiple work streams.

In addition to this you must:

  • Be able to communicate at all levels of an organisation to CTO level
  • Be able to adapt your communication style to the audience you are presented with
  • Demonstrate the ability to build cross-departmental relationships (sales, managed services, PMO etc)
  • Be able to work equally as part of a team (with Project Managers, other consultants etc) or alone depending on the engagement type with a client
  • Have a keen eye for detail ensuring accuracy in all BOM’s, proposals and documentation
  • Be passionate about the technology that you recommend and install
  • Have a keen eye for detail and observational skills
  • Be able to work to deadlines
  • Be confident and approachable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated, the ability to work proactively on your own initiative and prioritise your work
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • SLA aware
  • Focused on quality

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.


Cloud Technologies – Must be strong in at least one of the following core technologies

  • Office 365 Modern Workplace components / M365

Including: Hybrid Exchange email, EMS suite, OneDrive/SharePoint, Azure AD

Assessments, migrations and installations

  • Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS design, migrations, assessments and deployments


Traditional Technologies (Advantageous not required)

  • Experience of Active Directory installation, configuration and administration
  • Microsoft Exchange 2003 – 2016
  • Experience of MS Exchange installation, configuration and administration
  • Exchange upgrades and migrations
  • Server migrations or reconfigurations including P2V, V2V cross platform, P2P
  • Experience of installing and configuring Windows server 2003 – 2016
  • Microsoft Server roles Stack
  • Microsoft System Centre – SCCM, SCVMM – (others would be advantageous)
  • Virtualisation technologies – VMware and Hyper-V in clustered/HA environments
  • Backup technologies such as Veeam, Symantec
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Any other vendor qualifications (VMware, Citrix, Veeam)


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:

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Places to Work
    • With a Glassdoor score of 4.1
    • Having ISO9001 and 27001 certifications
    • With multiple awards from manufacturers including Cisco and Palo Alto
    • As part of the Sunday Times International Track 200 for fast growing exports
    • Being 3 star accredited with the Service Desk Institute
    • Within our industry with shortlists and wins from CRN and Comms dealer magazines
    • 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
• Private Medical Insurance
• Tech Scheme
• Will writing
• Additional benefits: Shopping discounts, Length of service awards, BUPA anytime Healthline, Tastecard, 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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