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Technical Consultant - Platform

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    Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Marlow, South Coast
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    Services - Delivery
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Would you like to be part of a team that is growing?


Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?


Join our Professional Services team

Softcat's Professional Services department delivers our customer facing technical solutions. The department consists of a growing team of sixty consultants and engineers specialising in Datacentre, Networking and Security, End User Computing, Unified Communications, Platform and Public Cloud solutions.


 Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security, and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career


Do you want to make change happen by joining a team that never stands still?

As a Professional Services Technical Consultant, you will be responsible for designing, installing and configuring Microsoft solutions with a particular focus on cloud and server platform technologies.

As Technical Consultant, you'll be responsible for:

  • Taking responsibility for Microsoft driven implementation projects, with a focus on the Microsoft Windows Server stack
  • Designing and implementing solutions geared towards the ‘Hybrid' modern workplace
  • Following plans and instructions created by our solutions design team, you'll ensure the solution you've delivered is functional
  • Supporting our presales efforts by advising our sales force, our customers and gathering requirements
  • Providing specialist guidance and advice to less experienced colleagues to ensure the continued growth and development of the team


What we need from you

  • Have an existing broad understanding of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange
  • Industry recognised certifications and experience (MCSE or higher accreditation)
  • Excellent communications skills, particularly with customers
  • A passion for technology and for making technology work for businesses
  • Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • A desire to share your knowledge and experience with those around you

Please note, you'll be put through SC clearance upon hire, so you'll need to possess either an existing SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo the vetting for such clearance.


 Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs


Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

  • Great Maternity, Paternity and Adoption support
  • Max employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Buy extra holiday plus an extra day's holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday
  • Technology vouchers, activity passes, restaurant discount cards
  • Option to add your partner/family to some of the benefits
  • Access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all perks and flexible benefits


Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We're welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector. 

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

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