Microsoft Corporation MTC Data Platform Architect in Toronto, Canada

MTC Data Platform Architect

The Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) is a state-of-the-art facility that combines experience and expertise to help enterprise customers solve their business challenges through innovative cross workload technologies. We help our customer to envision how build the intelligent cloud, create more personal computing and reinvent productivity & business processes to drive the digital transformation from our customers. You championing the technical seller field transformation by taking a cloud-first, mobile-first approach wherever possible and advise the customer on how they get to the vision

As an MTC Data Platform Architect, you will:

-Inspire CxO and Enterprise Architect level on what they could achieve by using the right set of Data Platform and innovative technologies such as Advanced Analyrics, Azure Machine Learning & IoT

-Leverage the resources of the MTC to engage customers and CxOs early in the project life-cycle to envision how Microsoft technologies enable compelling business solutions.

-Demonstrate internally and externally how MS technology innovations are applicable within your market and your customers to showcase our business value.

-Inspire CxO and Enterprise Architect Level on what they could achieve by using the right set of innovative technology

-Explain abstract technical concepts of the platform in a business value context.

-Influence strategic deals through the delivery of high-impact MTC experiences

-Explain, demonstrate, and prove in-depth what Microsoft’s products and services can do and how to enable and manage them for the largest enterprise customers.

-Help address outstanding technical issues and to drive the customer’s solution and the sales opportunity toward a successful conclusion.

-Participate in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry through events, blogs, whitepapers, and articles for your domain.

-Accelerate technical decision within opportunities to accelerate the win of complex solution on our Platform integrated in the environment of the customer

-Use the Helping Clients Succeed framework, translate the customer’s business requirements into differentiating solutions based on Microsoft devices-and-services.

-Establish and maintain strong relationships with virtual account team membersand other -MTC’s, serving as the technology subject-matter expert (SME) within these teams and assigned geography.

-Design Data Platform and cross-workload Architecture to accelerate technical decision

-Design Data Platform solutions leveraging Microsoft Advanced Analytics, PowerBI, Azure Machine Learning, IoT, Hadoop, Datawarehouse and SQL platform And Azure Sata Services

-Design cross workload Architecture for our customers.

-Help address outstanding technical issues and to drive the customer’s solution and the sales opportunity toward a successful conclusion.

-Orchestrate cross-workload solutions with other technical ressources

-Lead the field technical seller transformation by taking a cloud-first, mobile-first approach wherever possible and advise the customer on how they get to the vision

-Continuously nurture and expand your technical, sales, and competitive readiness

Professional

-10+ years of related experience in technical pre-sales and/or technical consulting roles required

-Proven experience engaging with senior level executives

-Ability to inspire customers by communicating complex concepts in a simple, business value context with proven white boarding capabilities

-Be a proven self-starter who takes ownership of opportunities, works independently, manages multiple simultaneous projects, and deals well with ambiguity and last-minute changes

-Ability and passion to maintain technical excellence with emerging technologies, including competitive technologies, while continuing to manage customer opportunities.

-Commitment to internal and external customer and partner satisfaction, strong listening, communication and presentation skills, and the ability to thrive in a competitive team environment

Technical

-Deep Data Platform Architecture capabilities with the ability to deliver a vision, strategy and architecture around Advanced Analytics, Azure, Machine Learning, IoT, Big Data, BI, SQL and Azure Data Sevices related solutions, and lead proof-of-concepts

-Programming and Application Development skills

-Enterprise-scale experience with cloud & hybrid infrastructures, architecture design and deep knowledge in at least one of the following pillars: Personal computing, Productivity Solutions, Cloud Infrastructure or Data Platform technologies.

Education

-Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field required

-Certification in Enterprise Architecture preferred

-Certifications in domain-specific technologies preferred

-Certifications in Azure preferred

-Certifications in information security desired

Considering a Career with Microsoft Canada?

At Microsoft Canada, people are the source of our energy. The people at Microsoft Canada are creative, from all types of backgrounds, bringing passion and new ideas, meeting challenges, and realizing their potential. Our benefits and resources are designed to keep our most important asset - our employees - healthy, happy and equipped with the resources they need to be successful and realize their full potential.

Microsoft Canada provides a flexible work environment, with career advancement potential and most importantly, the opportunity to make a difference.

As a Microsoft employee you have the opportunity to participate in the following programs:

Stock Awards & Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Registered Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Software Purchase Program, Fitness Membership & Subsidy, I Volunteer (5 Paid Volunteer Days), Employee Assistance Program

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. Microsoft is committed to accommodating applicant’s with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify Microsoft if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation Microsoft will work with you to determine how to meet your need.

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