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Microsoft Solution Architect - Pre-Sales (Service Integrator) PA, 1325

Company:
Hire4group - Betty M Scott 646 250 8103
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
November 20, 2016
Description:

Microsoft Solution Architect - Growing Enterprise Service Provider, PA --- #1325

We are a System Integrator company that has earned the trust of all our clients in the Unified Communications and Collaborations arena. We’ve been “delivering” on design, delivery and support of interconnected communications systems.

We are seeking to hire a Microsoft Solutions Architect for our “Pre-Sales” Division.

Key functions of this Microsoft Solutions Architect role:

to engage with the customer as the technical expert in solution design, product demonstration, requirement gathering, and all other technical elements of the customer engagement process including; Proposals and Tender.

be instrumental in educating non-technical staff on product features and capabilities through ongoing efforts to maintain up to date competitive knowledge across the team.

Responsibilities attached to our Microsoft Solutions Architect role:

1. Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor

relationships with key decision makers

2. Work with customers to discover and gather technical and business

requirements

3. Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions

4. Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ

5. Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process

6. Design and implement PoC

7. Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution

and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and

goals

8. Architect solutions to meet customer requirements within industry

and technology best practices

9. Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of

specifications for solution construction or change

10. Assist partners with project plan, direction, and evaluation with

the inclusion of costs, requirements, and timeline

11. Liaise with customer and internal staff throughout project delivery

to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved

12. Share knowledge of product benefits and capability in ongoing

training sessions with technical and non-technical staff

13. Assist Director with regional corporate growth activities and take

on increase position responsibility when appropriate

14. Participate in technology and professional training and development

to continue to enhance your skills and capability

Desirable skills:

Technology

• Deep understanding of Microsoft technologies, business drivers, and

emerging computing trends

• Experience with online services, hosting, security, compliance and

data sovereignty issues

• Technical competencies: Skype for Business, Office 365 (Exchange,

SharePoint, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Yammer), Enterprise

Mobility, Azure (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, IoT, Networking, Back-up / Site

Recovery, Analytics)

• Microsoft Certifications are required.

8 - 15 years of experience is required.

Behavioral

• Enterprise Solution Architecture, Consulting, Pre-Sales experience

• Excellent communication skills with ability to influence C-level

decision maker

• Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills to

articulate product differentiators, capabilities and value-add.

• Strong consulting and needs assessment capability

• Good experience acting as a central point of contact similar to

Project Management

Benefits

• Base Salary (DOE). Candidates are encourage to state their salary

requirements.

• Quarterly bonus

• Health insurance benefits

• Work from home flexibility

• Career growth opportunity

How to apply for this Microsoft Solutions Architect role:

1. Please send your updated resume along with a cover letter to Betty M

Scott, National Hiring Mgr. bettys(atsign)hire4groupdotcom.

2. You may call 24 hours after your application … 646 250 8103