This is a direct-client opening for a Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect. This is a full-time REMOTE job opportunity
Working under minimal supervision of the Sr. Mgr, Microsoft Services Practice, referring only exceptional problems and issues for management review or approval, the Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect works as a technical pre-sales resource on professional services for our clients around the Microsoft Cloud offerings. The Solution Architect provides intermediate to advanced technical design, scope and SOW deliverables for deployment & migration services to Microsoft customers. The customer-facing Architect delivers Microsoft Cloud deployment planning services, technical writing, develops solutions and consults on complex Microsoft Cloud deployments. The Architect's primary responsibilities include client interaction, defining and analyzing business and technical needs, solution development, and assisting Sales in closing the SOW deal in a consultative approach.
Minimum of 7 years of experience working in the technology industry doing consulting work, designing and or deploying of Microsoft Solutions.
Attention to detail in composing, keying, and proofing professional business materials
Strong understanding of and working knowledge of the value-added technology industry
Negotiation skills with ability to meet customer and company needs
Excellent presentation skills with ability to communicate with all levels including the C-suite
Proven track record in writing technical statements of work
Articulate with ability to express oneself clearly and professionally in written and oral communication
Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities
Excellent written communication skills with ability to compose professional business communications via email, letter, and proposals.
Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to present professional demonstrations
Creative with ability to develop original solutions to problems
Decisive with ability to make a prompt determination and substantiate decision if challenged.
Interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all levels of the organization
Organized state of mind with ability to document activities, anticipate problems, plan schedules and monitor performance per priorities and deadlines
Quick study with ability to master a situation or learn new things with minimum direction or training
Supportive mentor with ability to guide and develop team members
The following Microsoft Certifications are preferred:
70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services
70-334 Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015
70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
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