BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

Be part of the next technology revolution! The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing everything and Microsoft is a leading innovator in the field. The Azure IoT team is building an IoT platform capable of handling the 50+ billion connected devices predicted in just a few short years. Our customers are everyone from Makers all the way up to Fortune 100 companies. Everything from lightbulbs to cities will become IoT-enabled and our mission is to offer the most scalable, powerful, secure IoT platform for all those “things.”

The Azure IoT team is looking for a Business Administrator to join our team! We are looking for an accomplished candidate to support the team. The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for making leaders and organizations better - through relationships, collaboration, and keeping things running with great process. This position requires someone who is organized; has excellent communication skills; shows initiative, and drive; and the ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with little direction. To be successful, you will anticipate and remove administrative roadblocks; make timely decisions; have strong planning and organizational skills; experience working with financials and budgeting; and experience supporting teams with domestic and international employees. You will build effective working relationships across boundaries and accommodate work styles and perspectives of diverse individuals around the world.

Job Responsibilities:
•Provide general team support for the Azure IoT Team.
•Work as part of a strong admin team to manage the needs of the overall Azure IoT Org to ensure all administrative procedures unique to Azure IoT are handled as required and that all group support is running smoothly.
•Event coordination and set up for All Hands, off-sites, and morale events, including logistics such as room reservations and catering.
•Support the EA in the Azure IoT Team with general tasks and requests.
•Exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, integrity, and professionalism in all transactions to include communicating and working with highly confidential and sensitive information.
•Procurement of goods and services, including computer equipment, office supplies, and facilities requests.
•Calendar support for Principal/Partner Managers.

Preferred Qualifications:
•5+ years of administrative support using MS products including Outlook, Excel, Visio, SharePoint
•3+ years of experience supporting a team in a fast-paced environment
•Proficiency in MS internal applications such as HeadTrax, MS Space, MS Travel, and similar tools.
•Ability to act with executive presence and diplomacy, critical for interaction with all levels of Microsoft employees, executives cross group as well as external partners.
•Keen sense of confidentiality and ability to exude confidence to make appropriate decisions on behalf of the team; high focus on quality across all aspects of duties; ability to stay calm under pressure; ability to work independently, take ownership and drive issues to resolution.
•BA/BS degree preferred.

Basic Qualifications:
•2+ years of experience with Business Administration, Project Management, or Program Management

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check every two years.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.


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