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  • Posted: August 7, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Passion and purpose At BUI, we use digital technology in new and powerful ways to help businesses achieve their goals. Our consultants are highly skilled, certified specialists who create cutting-edge solutions to enable performance, productivity, and growth. We support customers in South Africa and across the African continent from our offices in Cape To...
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    Junior Consultant

    The primary function of the Junior Consultant position is to ensure the technical delivery of technology projects for our customers. This will require that the Consultant have a working understanding of the relevant technology to be able to establish the tasks required, to ensure the fulfilment of those tasks and to confirm successful delivery, support and maintenance of these technologies for our customers.

    Junior consultants will generally work very closely in a team under the supervision of a Senior Consultant.

    Because of the nature of the job, this position will have a shared responsibility of extended support which may include "on call" evening, night, or weekend shifts

    Additional responsibilities may include the following:

    •     Responsible for implementing part (or all) of the technical solution to the client, in accordance with an agreed technical design
    •     Occasionally responsible for providing a detailed technical design for enterprise solutions
    •     Often leads small-to-medium technical projects. Willing to work with and under the direction of the Project/Delivery Manager and with customer nominated representatives. Liaises with Solutions Architect as appropriate
    •     Provide technical support and input on the application of technology to a defined business segment
    •     Provide advice on solution and integration opportunities to defined segments
    •     Provide technical leadership on specific integration activities that are part of an engagement
    •     Provide planning and design support for the development of solution architectures that will be implemented in a multiple system environment
    •     Develop and recommend cost effective technical system improvements
    •     Candidate must be self-motivated and able to work under pressure
    •     Candidate must be willing to work remotely and without supervision
    •     Must possess positive, professional interpersonal skills and well-developed written and verbal communication skills
    •     Must be willing to work after hours at times as well as be on standby
    •     Must be willing to travel (Own Transport Essential)
    •     Must be willing to certify and renew certifications where needed


    Technical ability and working experience:

    •     The understanding of a broad spectrum of technologies
    •     Minimum 4 years general experience in the IT industry
    •     Experience in the implementation, troubleshooting and support of the following Microsoft Technologies:
    •     Microsoft Active Directory
    •     Microsoft Exchange  
    •     Microsoft Cloud Computing
    •     Microsoft 365
    •     Migration of Exchange on-prem to Microsoft 365 including OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Teams
    •     Implementation and troubleshooting of managed AV solutions. (Traps, Endpoint Security, Mimecast)
    •     Implementation, troubleshooting and support of Hypervisor environments. (Hyper-V, VMWare)
    •     Good understanding of TCP/IP and network communications
    •     Knowledge of Datacentre technologies like:   
    •     SAN and Storage connectivity  
    •     Backup and restore technologies
    •     Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI)
    •     Knowledge of the following Microsoft technologies:
    •     Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016
    •     Microsoft SharePoint  
    •     Microsoft SQL Server

    Advantageous experience or skill set:

    The following skill sets or experience will be of benefit to a candid but are not a requirement.

    •     Functional knowledge of Amazon Web Services
    •     Functional knowledge of Google Cloud services
    •     Global cloud trends
    •     Knowledge of the following Microsoft platforms and technologies:
    •     Microsoft Azure
    •     Microsoft Azure AD
    •     Microsoft ATA
    •     Microsoft ATP
    •     Microsoft AIP
    •     Microsoft System Center:
    •     Operations Manager
    •     Service Manager
    •     Configuration Manager
    •     ITIL Foundation

    Qualifications and Certifications:

    BUI is of the opinion that we would rather employ someone with the necessary working experience than someone with certifications and little or no experience.  

    The following certifications would be beneficial to the candidate:

    •     A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
    •     Relevant Microsoft Azure and Cloud Computing Certifications. (MCSA - 0365, MCSE - Productivity, MTA: IT Infrastructure or other relevant IT Qualifications)
    •     Hypervisor qualification will be beneficial. (VMWare and Hyper-V)
    •     Veeam Certified Engineer. (VMCE)  
    •     Networking Essentials
    •     ITIL Foundation
    •     TOGAF Foundation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BUI on www.linkedin.com to apply
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