13 days ago

Senior End User Consultant - Architect ( MS 0365 )

Cognizant

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Senior End User Consultant - Architect ( MS 0365 )

 
Senior End User Consultant - Architect ( MS 0365 )

Zurich area
Switzerland

Permanent role
 
 
Position overview

Reporting to the lead CIS PS DACH, the Senior End User Consultant - Architect is responsible for ensuring that customer deployment and optimization needs/strategies are satisfied through establishing relationships and thought leadership to Cognizant's current clients, and through the bid process.

The Senior End User Consultant internal efforts and those of third party/partners as well as account and vertical requirements.

The successful candidate will work in a professional manner to represent Cognizant to the client and deliver high customer satisfaction by completing EUC responsibilities to a high quality, on time and to budget.
 
 
Key Responsibilities

o Assist with the leading of End User Computing Capability.
o Providing pre-sales and implementation services for clients
o Providing senior technical leadership through all project stages for small and large scale EUC infrastructure assessment, design, deployments, migrations utilizing the latest End User Computer Technologies including Microsoft, SharePoint, Citrix, Messaging, UCC, MDM, VMWare, Linux, VDI and MS O365 technologies
o Strong experience in migration of on premise to MS O365
o Design of detailed solution for projects based on business requirements and architectural standards
o Gather requirements for new client projects, assisting the client's business stakeholders
o High Level cost Estimation, and devising delivery approaches for the client
o Maintain knowledge of IT infrastructure architecture, standards and practices and consistently apply these standards.
o Ensure alignment to client's infrastructure architectural standards and strategy.
o Make sure the IT architectural standards and practices are followed through project and program involvement.
o Ensure that infrastructure architectures are flexible and support the business needs by maintaining an understanding of business strategies and infrastructure capabilities.
o Integrate current architectures and initiatives as well as initiating and overseeing the deployment of new information technology architecture projects.

 
 
Key Skill & Experience

o 10 or more years of IT experience
o Minimum of 5 year experience as a EUC/Mobility Consultant.
o Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
Fluent in German and English, further local European languages would be nice to have
o Strong client interface skills.
o Excellent Written and Spoken communication and presentation skills with the ability to present technical topics to both "C-Level" clients as well as non- technical audiences..
o Experience of working in an Enterprise IT Environment
o Experience of working within a structured Project Delivery Framework / Method
o Technical knowledge - broad knowledge around End User Computing Technologies including MS Windows versions, Software Deployment, VDI, SharePoint, UCC, MDM, Citrix and MS Office and O365.
o Bring/Choose Your Own Device (BYOD/CYOD), MDM knowledge both strategically and technically.

 
 



Good consulting skills:



o Requirements gathering and problem solving methods
o Communication and presentation skills
o Capability to support sales teams to identify and develop business opportunities, both within the existing work scope and more widely.
o Strong client interface skills.
o Excellent Written and Spoken communication and presentation skills with the ability to present technical topics to both "C-Level" clients as well as non- technical audiences.
o Experience of working in an Enterprise IT and EA Environment
o Experience of working within a structured Project Delivery Framework / Method
o Operate as Trusted Advisor on technical matters to 'C-level' clients
o Demonstrable experience in many disciplines of information technology with emphasis on; End User Computing Technology and Deployment.
o Experience defining and creating standards, guidelines, and quality of service criteria for enabling and implementing architected hardware and software systems.
o Create and review architecture models for business processes and services.
o Strong service attitude and a commitment to quality.
o Ability to work with team members from around the globe / experience working with off-shore models.
o Project Management experience a plus
o Methodical approach to problem solving and resolution.
o Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
o Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities. ?

Relevant Qualifications

o Engineer graduate or equivalent education.
o Relevant Microsoft and EUC tooling certification

 

Are you interested ?

In order to discuss the opportunity further, we would like to get in touch and introduce to you this unique opportunity to you.

About Cognizant


Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at http://www.cognizant.com/or follow us on Twitter:Cognizant.