Fargo, ND, United States
Jun 14, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
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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.
The Consultant in Microsoft Consulting Services delivers technical solutions to customers allowing them to maximize their investment in Microsoft technology. Building upon solid IT project experience relative to their level, these consultants will work with Microsoft's partners to assist customers in the delivery of high-quality engagements around Microsoft's solution areas, technologies, services, and products in diverse client environments.
The Consultant will also help assist customers in stabilizing developed solutions using Microsoft methodologies in complex customer environments, in the design and development of integrated solutions using the latest Microsoft products, services and technologies and understanding the relevant application development, infrastructure and operations implications of the developed solution.
The Impact You’ll Be Making
Technology Strategy and Delivery Management - 50%
Uses business, technology, and industry strategies to define customer/partner requirements and constraints.
Drives and Supports innovation focusing on industry solutions and customer business outcomes on the Microsoft platform.
Balances Configure-Before-Customize principles with the goals of maximum customer/partner value and with the use of Microsoft core/baseline assets, people, products, and tools.
Develops project plans that use the full project life cycle accounting for current & future business value of each solution while defining all technical dependencies for project.
Demonstrates the ability to articulate value propositions for the most strategic Microsoft products and services, and to position them against competitors.
Demonstrates expertise in a specific solution, or several products, feature functions, or services.
Ensure solutions align with the intent of the architecture allowing for clear build test specifications and development of operations guides for the customer.
Identifies business and technical risks in programs, assesses their impact, and proposes mitigations and contingencies.
Provides stakeholder assistance throughout deployment to avoid/resolve technical issues.
Execution - Deliver Results through Teamwork & Optimizing Business Results - 25%
Seeks opportunities to drive Consulting business results by collaborating with multiple team members.
Provides and drives actionable feedback across groups about the customer/partner experience and competitor threats.
Modifies existing intellectual property (IP) or, where applicable, creates new content.
Submits material for peer review.
Change Leadership and Services Role Model - 25%
Demonstrates an understanding of his or her role and contribution to customer/partner change management and adoption initiatives.
Understands customer/partner requirements and can map the adoption and optimization of Microsoft technology solutions accordingly.
May lead a work stream and collaborates with others at the project level.
Uses his or her independent judgment and discretion in applying appropriate methodologies.
Demonstrates an understanding of how his or her role and group’s expertise directly affect customer, partner, and internal stakeholder businesses.
Cultivates relationships, credibility, and loyalty with customers and partners intentionally by sharing relevant business expertise.
Demonstrated Self Learner
Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to Deal with Ambiguity
Analytical Problem Solving
Building Customer/Partner Relationships
Product & Technology Expertise
3 Years’ Experience in IT consulting, development/deployment with a strong foundation in Exchange
2 years working in the following technologies:Internal Threat Management and Complianceas it relates toMicrosoft365 productsandcapabilities, specificallyAzure Information Protection,Data Loss Prevention, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection, Advanced Threat Protection/Gateway,M365 Discovery CenterandExchange Online Protection.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent preferred
Bilingual English & Spanish (speaking/writing)
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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
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