Infrastructure Technology Engineer SME

CS Technology is seeking an Infrastructure Technology Engineer SME for immediate start.

Title
Infrastructure Technology Engineer SME

Industry
Strategy and Technology Practice

Employment Type
Senior Consultant

Location
New York, NY

How to apply
If you think you have the personal attributes, experience, and drive to be successful, please submit your name and resume.

Email resume to
recruiting@cstechnology.com

Overview

CS Technology is a global IT consulting and advisory firm with offices in New York, London, Sydney and Melbourne. We are dedicated to strategically solving our client’s cloud services, data center, digital workplace and operating model IT transformation challenges. We create predictability for technology intensive environments by applying proven engineering concepts and practices for long-term solutions. We, at CS Technology are visionary infrastructure transformers, with a multi-disciplinary team of technologists, financial analysts, project and program managers. We foster critical thinking and innovation that drive career development. Our reward is in a culture of collaborative experts who drive our industry forward. If you are motivated by turning challenging ideas into reality, creating uncharted value for clients and bringing your best self to your work – we want to connect with you.

About the role

CS Technology is seeking an Infrastructure Solutions SME to support our Global Strategy and Technology practice. We are looking for a self-motivated, intelligent, success-driven individual to lead technical components of transformation engagements.  A candidate will have an opportunity to work with a highly talented and motivated team supporting technology transformation programs for many of the largest and most prestigious Fortune 500 firms in the world. In addition, a candidate will have an opportunity to develop experience across multiple aspects of advisory business.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate and understand the value of a good work ethic, possess a competitive spirit, and thrive in a collaborative team environment. 

General Responsibilities​

Serve as a trusted advisor for infrastructure transformation programs, engage in strategic conversations with our clients to identify business drivers for new technology adoption

Lead technology infrastructure transformation engagements; develop current state summaries, IT transformation strategies and adoption roadmaps

Serve as SME for Infrastructure migration planning and execution engagements

Advise how Infrastructure technology trends impact our clients and enable future business capabilities

Provide client-driven and internal deliverable documentation as it relates to the specific scope and needs of each project and program

Contribute to proposal development for infrastructure related services

Contribute to development of the infrastructure transformation service offerings

Contribute to financial analysis for business case development

Work in a consultative environment

Work with geographically and technically diverse teams

Interface with a wide range of technical and business representatives within our client base

Specific Responsibilities

Scope/Change Management:

Ensuring resource efforts remain focused on the established goals, objectives, deliverables and targets established for the project

Interacting with internal and external project resources to ensure evaluation, final disposition and communication of changes to project scope via a formal change control process

Schedule Management:

Creating integrated project schedules including tasks, milestones, resource assignments, and task dependencies resulting in a clear understanding of critical path activities.

Monitoring and tracking performance to the project schedule by interacting with project team members and conducting regular team status meetings

Updating and communicating the project schedule weekly

Risk/Issue Management:

Facilitating identification of Risks and Issues that may affect project deliverables and targets, and interacting with project team to develop and implement migration strategies and corrective actions to ensure minimum impact to the project

Communication Management:

Communicating project health and status to project team members, management, committees and key stakeholders as per established reporting schedules, following reporting guidelines as per the communications plan, and using a standard PM tool set.

Financial Management:

Create initial baseline and detailed technology budget. Manage and maintain all aspects of project financials including change orders, timesheets, invoices, contingencies, etc.

Quality Management:

Establish a Quality Management Process and ensure all quality metrics are met throughout project implementation.

Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Math, Physics or Engineering

Knowledge of technology trends

At least 7 years of experience in technology engineering, architecture, design, and implementation as applied to complex computing systems

Compute and virtualization

Storage, backup and archiving

Network

Specialization sought in one of the following:

  • Hyperconverged Infrastructure, SD-WAN, SDN, SD-SAN
  • Cloud solution implementations (Azure, AWS, Google, OpenStack, SoftLayer)
    • Understanding when Cloud Computing should be leveraged vs. other infrastructure technologies
    • Workload analysis for cloud hosting
  • Automation tools and solutions

Experience with business case development and TCO/ROI analysis

Familiarity with information security frameworks and architecture

Working knowledge with multi vendor solutions

Working knowledge with platform automation and orchestration framework and toolsets

Ability to interact with executive management, business and application representatives

Ability to synthesize rational technical requirements from business and operational requirements

Working knowledge of disaster recovery and business continuity concepts and practices

Understanding of technology investment and management: ability to build budgets, scope projects, manage technology vendors, etc.

Basic project management skills: ability to run small projects and work within a program management structure for larger project

Familiarity with large enterprise organizational structure and decision processes

Ability to work and deliver projects independently or as part of a larger team

Managing end to end delivery of the project/workstream

Understanding and demonstrable track record of delivering within a structured project management framework

Excellent understanding of how IT departments function from service to solution to architecture and standards

Ability to interface with architects and engineers of adjacent technical disciplines

Ability to develop and present effective PowerPoint presentations to technical and senior leadership

Ability to communicate with stakeholders within our clients

Ability to communicate effectively with line managers, technical leaders and their direct reports

Ability to communicate with business and non-technical users to understand operational requirements

MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information

CS Technology is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job. CS Technology does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

CS Technology’s headquarters is located in New York City. We offer a competitive compensation plan and benefits package, 401K, and paid vacation. We are hiring as a result of our proven success, recent growth, and consistent high performance.

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