Country:

Ireland

Cities:

Dublin

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Unified Communications Consultant

Do you love living in the Cloud? So do we.

You’re committed to the Cloud and helping clients by spotting opportunities and giving them the tools and processes that will transform their business.

About the job

As an Infrastructure Consultant, you build modern and powerful applications, guiding your clients on the architecture and implementation of sophisticated software applications. You create the processes, procedures and tools that transform businesses, working with our technology and design teams to create fully integrated technology, operations, strategies and solutions.

Day to day, you will:

  • Take part in all project phases – Plan, Analyse, Design, Build and Test
  • Partner with the technology and design teams to turn strategies into solutions
  • Create and adapt Infrastructure solutions
  • Define projects’ documentation, including design, build and operations guides, as well as the management processes, procedures and toolsets
  • Carry out integration and user testing
  • Support your clients to transform their technology landscapes
  • Work with global and offshore teams
  • Travel as required.


About you

You are a skilled communicator, with good written and spoken English, who can convey sometimes complex information to technical and non-technical partners. You collaborate with your colleagues locally and globally to make full use of their knowledge and experience to develop effective strategies and solutions. You’ve got good understanding of business, too, and you understand the finances of a project.

You are likely to have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Information Technology or similar. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be suitable. You also have experience in systems engineering and/or infrastructure.

Your skills and experience include:

  • Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Online and Office 365
  • Enterprise Voice implementation experience, as either the primary Telephony platform or integration with existing PBX infrastructure
  • Development of Unified Communication strategy to address the business requirements and associated delivery roadmaps encompassing all key dependencies
  • VoIP and Telephony infrastructure design and/or implementation experience
  • Edge Services implementation for external or mobile client access and Federation
  • Other desirable UC related experiences/technologies: Lync Server 2010 / 2013, Unified Messaging e.g. Exchange Server; Collaboration Services e.g. SharePoint; SIP telephony; Cisco Call Manager; Network configuration

Why Avanade. Because there’s no place like this!

If you’re a self-starter, an optimist and someone who loves to get things done, you’ll fit right in at Avanade. People who thrive here are motivated, interested in learning and genuinely have a desire to be the best at what they do. If that’s sounds like you, you sound good to us.

In return, you’ll have access to the latest technology in the Microsoft ecosystem, partnering with some of the biggest and the best companies across the globe and some seriously forward-thinking people to work with to make career-defining things happen.

If you'd like to get even better at what you do and transform businesses from the inside out, there’s no better place.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training (80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
  • Competitive base salary
  • Reward and Recognition scheme
  • Wide benefits package
  • Avanade University – real time access to technical and skilled resources globally
  • Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

As is the nature of working within a global professional services environment, your clients and projects will change over time so the flexibility to travel is a pre-requisite. All our roles are project based so typically will involve working on client site throughout the Ireland. You can expect up to 80% travel as well as periods working on a dedicated client site.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.