The Vertex Companies

Associate IT Consultant

Job ID
2020-1528
Job Locations
US-MA-Weymouth
Category
Information Technology

Company Overview

Optistar Technology Consultants, a VERTEX is Company, is a growing, thriving, energetic managed IT service provider (MSP) with a unique business model and clients in both the United States and Europe.  In 2016, Optistar became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Vertex Companies, an employee-owned AEC firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. VERTEX has approximately 500 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America.

Responsibilities

Associate IT Consultant

 

Responsibilities

 

Optistar is looking for a sharp Associate IT Consultant to join our 4-person consulting team, currently comprised of previous IT business owners and senior consultants. The candidate will have the option of working from a home office or our New York City, Denver or Weymouth, MA office.

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Hardware and Software Sales – determining the right specs to meet customer needs, providing advice, and executing sales orders
  • Working closely with our senior IT consultants delivering Strategic IT assessments for new prospects and converting them into clients
  • Working closely with our senior IT consultants holding quarterly strategic meetings for clients
  • Developing ongoing strategic advice and solutions to solve client’s business challenges
  • Working closely with our senior IT consultants to sell new managed IT services, such as Cyber Security and Business Continuity solutions, to new and existing clients

 

Position Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university (Computer Science Degree, Information Technology or related field) preferred

Experience

  • Five (5) or more years professional IT experience (Independent consultant, Help Desk, etc)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of computer and server hardware, peripherals and basic networking
  • Knowledge of software and different licensing models
  • Must be team oriented!
  • Some level of experience working in/with Professional Services Automation (PSA) Software (Autotask PSA a plus)

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