Premier Field Engineer - Platforms
Washington , District of Columbia
January 08, 2017

OVERVIEW: Microsoft Services is proud to have the opportunity to serve our government and offer an opportunity for you to do the same. The security of our nation and preservation of our nation's interest are critical to the safety and prosperity of the United States. The Microsoft Services team has provided and continues to provide a vital role in supporting the successful and accelerated achievement of our customers' objectives through Microsoft products. Microsoft has seen an explosive growth in the adoption of Microsoft Platforms both in the commercial and government space.

Microsoft Services is looking for a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) with extensive Microsoft Platforms/Infrastructure expertise.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Microsoft Services help customers realize their full potential through accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft technologies. We are a global team of exceptional people who deliver world class services with partners, earning customer confidence, trust, and loyalty by improving the overall Customer and Partner Experience, serving as the customer advocates within Microsoft and driving customer-centric product improvement.

The Platforms PFE will deliver timely and

high quality incident resolution focusing on root cause analysis, prevention, and knowledge transfer. Utilize knowledge of the customer environment to resolve issues in a timely manner. Manage escalations and sub-cases to ensure timely and high quality resolution of all issues. Develop and implement strategies for providing proactive support resulting in fewer incidents, increased availability, or accelerated deployments. Develop relationships with technical directors or lead architects for the supported technologies resulting in more participation in planning and improved satisfaction in support. Partner with the Technical Account Manager and Delivery Service Executives to effectively manage critical situations including documented action plans and daily status updates for the customer and Microsoft management. Develop a working relationship with Microsoft Consulting Services and Premier Field staff that results in enhanced cooperation and mutual support in achieving each other's goals. Execute formal post-mortem process on closure of critical issues. Initiate and participate in triage meetings to share knowledge with other engineers and to efficiently resolve customer problems. Participate in early assist for key products in order to maintain product knowledge and ensure delivery of high quality support to Alliance customers. Assist with delivery of supportability reviews for your customers. Write technical articles for the Knowledge Base and white papers.


A 4-year technical degree or equivalent work experience, plus 10 years of experience in technical support in an Enterprise environment is required. Demonstrated technical competence with Active Directory, Platform Technologies, Active Directory Federated Services, Hyper-V, SCVMM and infrastructure services are required. Good working knowledge of Windows Server, Identity Management, Security and Windows Desktop are essential. The candidate will need strong technical writing skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customer managers and executives on technical and mission issues. Strong organization, time management, project

management and negotiation skills desired. The position will require travel to the customer site for full-time support.

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Security Clearance. The position will require travel to customer's sites. The selected candidate must be able to start within 30 days of offer acceptance. Travel may be required up to 50%.‚Äč

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


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