Technology Solutions Professional
Location:
, Missouri
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
1078389
Azure is the most innovative cloud platform in computing today and Microsoft is hiring Data Platform Technology Sales Professional (TSP). As a TSP, you will be a senior technical solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization working with our most important customers. You will work within a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to help educate your customers at a technical level, demonstrate and prove our solutions, to achieve/exceed quarterly SQL Server and Azure data services revenue and usage/consumption targets in your assigned accounts. Being part of this team will allow you to maintain and develop your deep technical expertise across our Microsoft Data Platform and non-Microsoft technologies.

The impact you will be making towards primary accountabilities in this role include:

50% - You will be the key technical leader and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy, architect and adopt Microsoft Data Platform solutions. Being a member of the sales opportunity team, you will give technical presentations, demonstrations, help execute proof of concepts, design and implement solutions leveraging P-Sellers, partners, ISVs and MCS as needed. You will directly support the market share and revenue growth of Microsoft Data Platform platform through your technical leadership in designing and implementing mission critical solutions for our customers.?

30% - You will be the thought leader in Data Platform space. You lead by participating in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry events and publishing blogs, whitepapers, reference architecture etc in your area of expertise?

20% - You will influence the Microsoft Data Platform go to market strategies by providing feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering on current and future product requirements and sales blockers you encounter

Who We Are Looking For?

Technical Solution Leader

• Data Platform architect. The expertise and ability to integrate
complex elements and customer requirements into innovative
technical architectures in the data platform space 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

• 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.

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 domain-specific technologies preferred.

Certification in the following technologies preferred:
• Cloud application development technologies (including OSS
technologies) and Azure architecture and development exams
(70-532 and/or 70-534)
• Certification in information security desired.

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 askstaff@microsoft.com.

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