Microsoft Corporation Architect in Other, Australia
Microsoft Services WW Chief Architect Office for the Apps Domain is looking for a Senior Apps Solutions Architect . Asia has a mix of the top Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) expertise, Mobility Expertise, DevOps, and strategic business acumen.
The Senior Architect will be working on crafting the largest and most complex Apps solutions, primarily across the Asia time zone. She/he will also be working on the most strategic global initiatives for the Apps Domain.
The role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge of Azure PaaS and Mobility development as well as the ability to architect solutions by mapping common customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions.
Knowledge of Azure Devops and Open Source products and technologies is also a plus.
Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level technology decision maker
discussions related to agility, business value, and end to end information
technology is also a must.
Solutions Architects are key enablers for other consultants and partner staff. They manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects.
Solutions Architects have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects
of the customer experience.
The Solutions Architect applies advanced analysis skills and experience in principals of solutions design to define appropriate customer solutions.
To be credible she or he must have current and deep experience with Azure PaaS and Mobility implementations;
Open source and devops is a plus.
Solutions Architects are expected to maintain effective product group relationships. Understanding of competitive technology, enables the Architect to properly assess feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and/or integrating with customer solutions hosted on, non-Microsoft platforms.
Expert level knowledge (L400) and real-world experience in large-scale application development is a requirement.
This role also requires assisting customers in architecting, planning, testing and deploying Microsoft technologies as appropriate.
A successful candidate will possess the following skills:
Experience with Agile and/or SCRUM, deep technical knowledgeof and real world experience in, Mobility (i.e., Windows 10) solutions.
Experience with IoT solutions is a plus.
Useful - Experience in Consulting services pre-sales activities.
Experience driving globally executed integration projects by working with offshore teams, experience giving presentations to executive audiences and explaining the benefits of the platform over competitors.
Ability to lead and motivate technical communities. The candidate will need to be a subject matter expert (SME) within technical communities assisting with community efforts, helping further develop skills of consultants as well as providing technical quality assurance to other engagements as required.
The Solutions Architect helps customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing projects.
To accomplish this, Architects must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. They also play a key role in employing and developing partners as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model.
Solutions Architects help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW).
In some cases, the Solutions Architects will also assist in contract negotiations. The Solutions Architect must have proven experience managing projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing multi-phase/multi-dimensional/multi-resource projects to conclusion while maintaining high customer satisfaction.
The role requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both crisis management and expectation management.
The successful candidate will have a BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience providing solution architecture and consulting.
Travel is an integral part of this position as are high levels of recognition and visibility. Travel can be as high as 70% as is demanded by the needs of our customers and our business.
Position locations are flexible within the APJ TZ.
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.
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