Senior Consultant - Azure (Calgary or Vancouver)

PCM Canada - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Insight is a Fortune 500 global company that continually transforms. It's a place of tremendous opportunity. At Insight, you have a chance to grow your career and, in doing so, enable transformation of yourself and our clients' businesses. We provide smart, cutting-edge technology solutions for global organizations of all sizes in four Insight Intelligent Technology™ solution areas: Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, Digital Innovation and Supply Chain Optimization.

We're broadening the scope of clients we can serve and are creating bigger opportunities to help businesses run smarter. By acquiring PCM, we add valuable teammates, deep client relationships and industry expertise to expand our global reach and services capabilities.

At a time when customers are increasingly in need of full-service solutions to help them both manage business today and transform it for the future, we continue to make significant investments to distinguish Insight as a provider business can depend on and trust. This acquisition strengthens our position as a super solution integrator — a digital transformation expert with end-to-end capabilities that excels at envisioning, building, deploying and maintaining solutions at scale.

We offer you:
Competitive base salary;
Great benefits and employee assistance program;
Tuition reimbursement;
Great teammates and collaborative work environment;
An internal event planning committee for activities like laser tag, BBQs, sports teams, etc.;
Opportunity to give back to community!

This role is a permanent position with our Stratiform division.

Stratiform Inc. was founded in 2012 and has quickly grown to prominence with a hand-picked team consisting of Architect, Engineer and Developer Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Stratiform SMEs are known throughout Canada as some of the best in the IT industry, and based on our reputation with customers in the market for delivering excellence across the Microsoft Platform. At Stratiform, we have become one of Microsoft's go-to cloud partners in Canada.

Senior Consultant (Azure)

Key Responsibilities (Senior Consultant):
You will be responsible for performing technical delivery and advisory services. The key focus will be execution of implementation, deployment, and upgrade projects, with a consultative approach aimed at promoting modern technologies in the customer workplace. You will be working with and supporting customers in small, medium, and large environments. The scope of work is extensive, and all candidates must have a broad range of Microsoft functional and technical capabilities and specifically, proficiency with the following technologies: Azure – including both IaaS and PaaS, ADFS, virtualization,

Provide advice, oversight, and project delivery services
Execute requirements gathering and decision guidance workshops
Perform Azure implementation, deployment, and migration activities
Develop IP for all service offerings – templates, best practices, operations runbooks, architecture and design documents, training/knowledge transfer packs
Provide pre-sales technical support and product demos/deep dives for customers
Provide mentorship and internal support to a peer group of consultants
Engage the enthusiast community by participating in technical events and blogging
Contribute to the Stratiform brand
Health checks & assessments

Required Skills & Experience:
2+ years of Azure implementation and operation experience, systems development, network operations, software support
Effective learning skills, works well in a team environment
The ability to accurately and effectively communicate both the technical and non-technical aspects of Microsoft cloud technologies and products to a variety of stakeholders within a wide array of presentation settings
4-6 years of experience in a technical consulting or Enterprise technical support environment with demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:
IT infrastructure, capacity management, availability management, operations management
Planning and documentation of assessments and roadmaps
Understanding of Azure networking, including Virtual Networks, Virtual Network Gateways, Network Virtual Appliances
Deep Azure IaaS experience, including VMs, Scalesets, Load Balancers, Availability Sets, Azure Storage, Backup/DR
Experience with creating ARM Templates
Strong organization, time management, project management and negotiation skills desired
Ability to handle customer critical issues and work in difficult situations

Desired Skills & Experience:
Experience in related Microsoft technologies, including the Office 365 suite, Active Directory services, Visual Studio, PowerShell, and Azure Site Recovery
Continuous learning mindset – We are seeking people that think differently and are biased toward action to accomplish great things.
Expert level of Microsoft enterprise software product offerings
Strong Communication Skills (including technical writing)
Excellent demonstrated customer service skills
Candidates must be able to work independently. Characteristics of importance include but are not limited to customer service, problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to read/interpret the needs/wants of customer executives and leaders.

Physical Requirements:
Office environment with computer work. May have extensive periods of sitting, typing and phone use (may include headset). May need to lift up to 10 lbs.

As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions: Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks and a Driver's Abstract if required for the role.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter.

Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe
$7.1 billion in revenue in 2018
Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the 2018 CRN Solution Provider 500
2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 Microsoft Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year
Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2018 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance
We believe in teamwork, having fun and achieving success. Be a part of our winning team by joining us and transform how businesses view technology!

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