IT Consultant

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with an over 35-year history of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally. We deliver best-of-breed IT solutions from the world's top technology innovators, including Checkpoint, Cisco, Citrix, DellEMC, F5, FireEye, HDS, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nutanix, Palo Alto, VMware, and many more. If you want to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Position Summary:

IT Consultants are a Sirius field resource who use technical and industry experience to create client value. They work in collaboration with the sales team to clearly understand client business and technology requirements. Using established solution frameworks, IT Consultants provide both pre-sales and billable client consulting. They work with Sirius technology teams to craft client solutions and speed time-to-sale by architecting solutions that meet requirements, minimize deployment risk, and enhances client business value.

Primary Role Metrics:

Utilization is the percentage of time spent working on Sirius client solutions

Realization is the percentage of time spent providing billable client consulting services

Attainment of Sirius corporate engineering services revenue targets

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform the Sirius pre-sales function along with a Sirius practice (or cross practice) or within the ITC services capacity for growing Sirius solution sales.

Execute on IT Consulting or Sirius practice billable engagements

Identify and develop IT Consulting and Sirius sales opportunities and engagements in partnership with/or independent of a Client Executive.

Consult with Sirius assigned geographic and line of business sales team on the deployment of Sirius solution offerings that provide significant value to the assigned geography. This includes client on-site and TEC center pre-sales activities. Support engagements outside of their assigned geography as required.

Provide billable consultation with Sirius clients through structured activities on issues related to operation and development of their IT service delivery capabilities. Consultation includes assessments, scorecards, solution design, and IT service roadmap creation. Other billable activities may include leading security, incident management, service management, DevOps, Cloud, data center, internet of things, digital workspace and other consulting engagements as required. May also assist the Sirius project manager with risk management during service delivery.

Provide pre-sales consultation with line of business sales specialists to understand and contribute to Sirius technology and service offerings and to align those offerings with client business requirements inclusive of writing Statements of Work (SOW) for cross practice or ITC engagements.

Interact with industry specialists and technical experts outside of Sirius to maintain a perspective on emerging technologies and industry trends in the IT market place as part of a billable or pre-sales activity in support of the understanding of current client business requirements.

Develop and deliver value added intellectual collateral to customers and/or Sirius.

Develop and deliver completed deliverables to customers both in detailed and executive format

Provide technical architecture oversight, design risk mitigation, and/or integration for customer engagements that include multiple integrated practice solutions.

Facilitate and lead meetings across a diverse group of people, ranging from a) Sirius client executives, engineers, ITCs and other Sirius personnel to b) customer personnel inclusive of executive management, individual technical and business contributors and other customer employees to c) Sirius vendors and partners.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or a related field Minimum ten (10) years IT systems design and/or support experience, to include a minimum two (2) years IT Management experience

Experience deploying production IT Services

Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Other Position Requirements:

Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in one of the following categories

o IT Security

o Incident Management (BCP/DR)

o Service Management (ITSM)

o DevOps o Cloud (Private, Public, Hybrid) o Data Center Technologies / Transformation

o Digital Workspace (VDI, Unified Communications, MDM, etc.)

o Internet of Things (IoT)

Demonstrated skills in facilitating diverse client and vendor technical resource teams to realize a fully integrated IT service solution

Demonstrated technical writing, documentation, presentations, and proposal development skills

Demonstrated ability to multitask and to prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work on multiple concurrent efforts

Demonstrated ability to communicate timely via email, instant messaging, phone, and WebEx

Ability to prepare and present technical topics in front of small and large audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated technical knowledge in one or more middleware software products or technologies

ITIL, I-SA, MS-SA, TOGAF, 6SIGMA, CMMI, COBIT and/or PMI certifications

Demonstrated creative ability

Graduate degree

Data Privacy and Security: All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority. Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

Essential Functions:

The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility for this position.

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