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Microsoft Consulting Services helps Microsoft customers around the world get the best outcomes from their investments in the latest Microsoft cloud technologies. We focus on empowering customers on their digital journey, from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.
The Area Solution Architect is a key role in Demand Generation for the Area providing focus on early-stage support. This role is involved in Account planning with other Area roles and ensures that opportunities are developed in line with Microsoft strategy and Microsoft Consulting Services priorities. The Area Solution Architect provides technical expertise predominantly, but not exclusively, during the 0-20% phase and guides sellers on potential Domain alignments. Mapped to a particular geography and interacting deeply with the local sales organization as well as Area Leadership Teams to prioritize account focus, they will have an awareness of multiple Domain Solutions & Offerings and be able to articulate what is possible and what is required to build and deploy solutions across industries.
The focus of the Area Solution Architect role is to Make the Market and drive Digital Transformation and Modernization Solutions with a deeper focus on early stage support with Area Sales to drive demand generation.Key accountabilities include:
Drive & Accelerate production-level Cloud Solutions in line with Customer and Microsoft strategy.
Make the Market with innovative Digital Transformation and Modernization projects.
Drive a positive Customer Experience by providing high quality delivery.
Deliver Business and Operational Excellence.
In all that you do, demonstrate Technical Leadership: Create Clarity, Generate Energy and Deliver Success.
Technical Intensity, the ability to be level 300 for the solution area – Cloud, Infra, Data and Security.
Market Understanding, translating business into technology, strategic thinking and able to understand the market/cloud trends in Security, Data, Applications and AI
Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:
Proven success and expertise in architecting innovative solutions primarily in a client-facing role
Driving solution architecture as part of project delivery
Deep technical knowledge, ideally with experience in multiple sectors and industries
Track record of delivering quality solutions as a technical leader
Executes recognized Software Architecture methods, processes, and tools
Technical background, with 5-10+ years of technology-related experience
Cloud data and applications knowledge or experience
Bachelor’s degree relevant to Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering (or equivalent)
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