Microsoft Corporation Partner Technical Consultant in Bangalore, India

As a Partner Technical Consultant in Microsoft you will be in charge of driving the so-called Digital Transformation of our Customers through the Microsoft Partner Channel.

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will need to have the drive and intellectual horsepower to act as a Consultant and Technical Trusted Advisor to enable the Microsoft Partner in to the Cloud Technologies portfolio. You will find yourself in a different and varied technical activities – from delivering a Readiness Event, providing presales Technical help to a Partner over the phone, working with colleagues in a Proof of Concept or delivering a Webcast for Partners ranging from the APAC region.

We are looking for talents that:

Possess technical expertise and can understand complex partner and customer scenarios.

Demonstrate critical thinking, strong communication skills and ability to develop strategic on going partners’ relationships.

Enjoy team work, actively contribute to their peer group and collaborate with key internal stakeholders.

Architecture Guidance – Understand the partner's business requirement, technical environment, and providing robust and scalable advice that meets the partner's current and future requirements. The solution should be aligned with the MS technical roadmap by leveraging MS patterns and practices.

Deployment Guidance - Provide guidance and best practice information to drive efficient deployments with Microsoft products to/ through the partner.

Technology Migration Assistance - Understanding the partner's existing technical environment and business requirements to suggest a solution based on latest MS technology. Also assisting in migration from competitive products.

Best Practice Recommendation - Providing recommendations to partner using the MS patterns and practices, case studies and proven solutions, to help the partner build robust and scalable solutions

Partner Project Consulting Assistance - Help the Partner in resource coordination and aide for their on-going projects related to sales, deployments or adoption of Microsoft solutions. Resources coordinated include SMEs, lab facilities, remote access capabilities, etc.

Workshop Delivery - Presenting simple to complex technical or functional topics. These include demos and scenario-based discussions imparting relevant information and influencing adoption of MS Technologies. Includes response to follow up questions resulting from delivered workshops.

Solutions Guidance – Understand and be adept at designing solutions to business needs utilizing Microsoft technologies and products. Have a solid understanding of the business value of infrastructure applications above and beyond technical knowledge.

Qualifications

Experience and Skills required:

1) In-depth knowledge of Exchange Server and Exchange Online in a support or consulting role.

2) Planning, migration and operations of Office 365 in both Hybrid and Cloud-only configurations.

3) Knowledge of Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams or SharePoint Online and basic overview on other features of Office 365

4) In-depth knowledge of supporting and complementary technologies, such as AD FS, Azure Active Directory Connect and PowerShell.

5) Good understanding on Microsoft 365 services, Mobility and security (EMS, Intune, Win10,..etc)

Cloud adoption competency : Possess the knowledge and personal conviction to articulate value proposition of cloud technologies.

Customer and Partner Focus : Demonstrated skills and abilities to consistently create an amazingly positive experience for Partners.

  • Change management: Articulate product strategic direction along with its business benefits and empower partners in embracing the change.

  • Full Professional Proficiency of English both verbal & written.

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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