Technical Solutions Professional
Microsoft envisions a world where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking their careers places, they simply couldn’t anywhere else. This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and sky’s-the-limit thinking - a cloud-enabled world.
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Do you always strive to learn? Are you insatiably curious and do you lean into uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly from your mistakes? Do you share and build on other’s ideas, because we are better together? Do you stand in awe of what humans dare to achieve, and are you motivated every day to empower others to do more and achieve more through our technology and innovation?
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As a Collaboration Technology Solutions Professional (TSP):
You will help customers make technical decisions to build tomorrow’s business and IT solutions based on Microsoft technology.
You will lead technical presentations, demonstrations, architecture design sessions, proof of concepts, and pilots to explain, demonstrate, and prove to our largest customers the capabilities of Microsoft’s Collaboration products and services, and how we can make their businesses more successful.
You will work with partners and others in Microsoft teams to extend the reach of your team and satisfy important customer needs.
You will lead to clear technical, competitive, and security blockers to accelerate Collaboration solution sales and usage.
You will be a vital connection and orchestration point for a variety of technical resources, by:
Orchestrating complex solutions with internal and external partners for multiple Microsoft products and services.
Helping identify and diagnose technical, architectural, and competitive blockers and their solutions, and ensuring that these solutions are implemented.
Developing new partner relationships to drive the sale, deployment, and adoption of Microsoft Collaboration solutions.
Shaping current and future products and marketing strategies through your feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering.
You will stay sharp and share your knowledge.
You will be the subject matter expert for Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Teams, OneDrive for Business, O365 Groups, Yammer, Skype for Business IM/Presence/Meetings, PowerApps, Flow, and Visio on your local sales team.
We encourage all of our employees to continuously maintain and enhance their technical, sales, and competitive readiness.
Your knowledge will be enhanced and shared by participating in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry through events, blogs, whitepapers, and articles for your domain.
You will be recognized for exceeding standards of technical and competitive readiness and sharing your knowledge both within Microsoft and among our partners and customers.
Technical Solution Leader -
Collaboration architect. The expertise and ability to explain key end-user solutions and technical architectures in Collaboration space required.
Amazing Technical Sales Professional. Strong Cloud and Collaboration technical or solution selling experience required.
Deep Office Collaboration products & services knowledge. Strong hands-on technical experience with Office 365 and across Office collaboration products and services, including Exchange Online, SharePoint
Online, Teams, OneDrive for Business, O365 Groups, Yammer, Skype for Business IM/Presence/Meetings, PowerApps, Flow, and/or Visio required.
Cloud Trust. Demonstrated knowledge of identity, authentication, security, privacy, and compliance, and how they factor into cloud and hybrid solutions preferred.
Technical breadth. Enterprise-scale experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management preferred.
Planning for success. Understand Office 365 deployment and adoption planning, including Microsoft FastTrack, and the high-level project management and change management tasks associated with driving usage of Collaboration workloads required.
Collaborative. Able to work cohesively with members of the Microsoft sales, services, and marketing organizations and Microsoft partners required.
Excellent Communicator. Strong negotiation, organizational, presentation, product demo, writing, and verbal communication skills required.
Executive Presence. Validated experience engaging with senior level executives preferred.
Performer. Highly driven person who consistently exceeds goals and expectations required.
Consummate Professional -
Experience. 5+ years of related experience in technical pre-sales and/or technical consulting roles preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field required.
Certification in Microsoft Office 365, Exchange, and/or SharePoint preferred.
Certification in information security desired.
5+ years of technical experience or BA degree
The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, be required to hold or be able to satisfactorily complete a U.S. Government Security Clearance. The position will require travel to customer sites in and around the D.C metro area. Some travel outside the D.C metro area may also be required. The selected candidate must be able to start within 30 days of offer acceptance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.