Solution Spec APPLT

  • Company: Microsoft
  • Location: Irving, Texas
  • Posted: April 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1031270
As a Data Platform Solution Specialist (SSP), you will be a solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization, working with our most important customers. You will lead a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to advance the sales process and achieve/exceed quarterly SQL Server and Azure data services revenue and usage/consumption targets in your assigned territory of accounts. You will position solutions that take advantage of our unique hybrid data platform to make their digital transformation.

The impact you will be making:
By developing a territory plan and identifying key accounts to drive sales through, you will be responsible for meeting customer needs and achieving/exceeding sales targets. With understanding of your customers’ needs, you will position solutions on the Microsoft Hybrid Data Platform. This approach will result in a large data platform solutions pipeline including analytics (Big Data, BI and Advanced Analytics) and mission critical/OLTP solution wins. You will maintain and develop a positive Customer and Partner Experience (CPE) that can be leveraged in future sales engagements across your territory.

Qualifications required for this position:

- Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years of experience in a sales environment

Preferred Qualifications:

- MBA or equivalent preferred
- Experience with developing and maintaining a positive Customer and Partner experience

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, race, 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

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