SAN Consultant

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, UK Wide - Various
Position ID: J0724-0178
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Challenge yourself and change lives, transforming complex systems and essential infrastructure that everyone relies on. Our SAN Consultants are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact.

CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the ‘World’s Best Employers’ by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee.

We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and you’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We’ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.

The CGI Technical Services, Projects & Consulting team are seeking to recruit a dedicated Storage and Backup Consultant to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a pedigree of storage and backup management excellence.
The main objectives of the role are to implement changes that achieve a high level of client satisfaction, delivering on time, within budget and to a high standard.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

To deliver solutions into CGI and 3rd party Data Centres, to meet planned timescales.
Duties will also include ensuring that all necessary support documentation is amended to reflect any implementation made and ensure handover and knowledge transfer to onshore and offshore support teams.
Change control procedures are to be adhered to at all times.
The successful candidate must be able to work on own initiative and under guidance from senior team members. There may be a need to work in a CGI Office, home based or on customers sites on occasions.
The role requires the candidate to:
Configure specific hardware and virtual environments to meet project & small change delivery timescales; this entails installation, patching and configuration by following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
Perform out of hours change work as and when required.
Provide documentation and information to hand servers over into BAU.
Perform OS Install / Patching / Firmware updates inline with best practices.
Have in-depth knowledge of Windows Server architecture ranging from legacy (Server 2019) to current supported versions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Knowledge of Unix / Linux operating systems.
Brocade / Cisco FC switch fundamentals.
The candidate must:
Have a full driving license.
Have the ability to following detailed implementation plans.
Maintain CGI security and documentation standards (ISO90001 AND ISO27001).
Have good communication skills, both verbal and written.


  • Configuration Management
  • Storage

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.