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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.
A Consultant within the Azure Cloud & Artificial Intelligence (ACAI) organization of Microsoft Consulting Services is responsible for delivering high quality solutions and business outcomes based on the Microsoft Platform. In the Consultant role, you will help us design and build the next generation of Azure-based Solutions for our customers. If you're interested in joining a broader Azure team and if you're an enthusiastic advocate of cutting-edge technology with a background in designing or developing cloud solutions --this would be a great opportunity for you!
• Passion for customers, learning, proven ability to be client focused, results-focused, proactive, collaborative and confident under pressure
• Experience in team leadership, working with project management/project stakeholders
• Strong time, project, and priority management skills
• Demonstrable experience of working face-to-face at varying levels within organizations
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
• Passion for mentoring, training peers and sharing knowledge
• Great communication skills, presentation skills, written skills, customer/partner relationships and expectations management
• Availability to travel up to 50% is an integral part of this jobQualifications
We understand and appreciate varied technical backgrounds, but prioritize the skills listed below to support our Azure Infrastructure delivery needs:
Excellent stakeholder management, communication and executive presentation skills
Functional/Technical skills including knowledge / mastery of these technologies:
Azure Data Storage - Cosmos DB, HD Insights, Databricks
The successful candidate will have a BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience
5+ years relevant work experience with Azure large scale enterprise implementations
The successful candidate will have relevant analysis, design, develop, test, deploy, operate implementation experience in Azure delivery
Experience working in a Services organization in a consulting capacity is strongly preferred
Experience working on multi-phase global implementations is preferred
When Travel resumes: Travel is based on customer requirements, which are typically, over the duration of a work week, this is 3 nights in a hotel, 4 days on-site with the customer, and the 5th day working remotely from a home office
Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must
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.
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