Solution Architect - Secure Infrastructure

Recruiter
Microsoft
Location
Caversham
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Solution Architect - Secure Infrastructure DomainCome as you are. Do what you love. Who are we?We are part of Enterprise Services Global Domains and are dedicated todelivering on Microsoft's mission to empower every person and everyorganization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is to drive customer success by making the market,championing and supporting consumption and providing full lifecyclesupport. As we transform our business to deliver on this mission we havea unique opportunity to enable our customers' innovation and growth in amobile first - cloud first world.The Global Domains are aligned by technology to create agile deliveryteams - Secure Infrastructure is the biggest of the five core technicaldomains that have been formed, we cover 20+ Products including AzureInfrastructure, Windows Server, Windows Client, System Centre, Hyper-V,VMM, Active Directory, Azure AD, Azure RMS, Devices & ApplicationManagement, Cyber, and Security & Identity.Due to increased demand from our Enterprise customers, we are expandingour team and are currently hiring Architects in the UK, with aparticular interest in candidates with Public Sector experience.Qualifications Who are you?Ideally, you will have a breath of Microsoft solution experience, fromHybrid Cloud to Cloud Platforms, Management and Virtualisationtechnologies, Windows Client & Mobility transformations and Security& Identity consulting. You will have led infrastructure projectsfrom conception through to sign-off in enterprise organisations. Thisincludes requirements gathering, definition of functional andnon-functional specification, creation of the solution architecture,detailed design, migration design, test plan, solutiondevelopment/build-out and piloting.If you can bring... 10+ years professional development from the IT consulting, technologyand solutions arena, including Public Sector experience Educational degree in technology and/or business administration. Proven record of delivering business value from IT investment to avariety of organizations while balancing strategic thinking withpragmatic operational delivery. Executive presence and business acumen to win the hearts and minds ofkey stakeholders and business leaders. Become their trusted advisor. Competitive understanding of Cloud, Business Analytics, Devices &Mobility, Platform and Productivity offerings and experience with theimplementation/adoption of key solutions. Ability to mix deep technical expertise with simple, everyday languageto deliver a story that is memorable and useful. Excellent Project Management, interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in English... we'd love to hear from you. What's the deal?Naturally we off all the benefits you would expect from Microsoft, aswell as competitive salary, there is also a flexi benefits program thatyou can shape to your family and lifestyle preferences!Join an international work environment that is characterized byflexibility, an informal atmosphere, and a fast pace. We offercompetitive pay and a wide range of benefits. Microsoft acknowledgesyour performance by investing in your health and financial future and byensuring your work-life-balance. Microsoft is an equal opportunityemployer and supports workforce diversityMicrosoft values different life experiences and viewpoints. We seek outpeople from diverse backgrounds and encourage them to take risks andapproach challenges unconventionally. We will invest in your health andfinancial future, and encourage you to pursue your interests andpassions away from the office. Our products and technologies help youbalance life away from the office and enable you to manage your scheduleefficiently. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to age,ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity orexpression, 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 applicablelaws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicantsregardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Ifyou need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to adisability during the application or the recruiting process, please senda request via the Accommodation request form .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of youremployment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Responsibilities What will you do?The Services Solution Architect within the Global Domain organization isresponsible for delivering high quality architectural solutions andbusiness outcomes based on the Microsoft Platform. Demonstrating Deepknowledge of the Domain Solutions and offerings, capable of taking alead role across the entire lifecycle of a project - from pre-salesthrough design and delivery of the solution - the Services SolutionArchitect drives transformational results and realises business strategyfor Microsoft Services.Key focus areas of this role: Opportunity Pursuit - as a Microsoft Services Solution Architect, youwill be responsible for supporting the Enterprise Sales Organisation indeveloping opportunities that delight our customers and that meet theirbusiness needs and aligning technology strategy back to their business. Planning - you will define the project approach, deliverables and teammodel needed to deliver the desired outcomes/business benefit Delivery - you will provide leadership and technical assurance toensure the solution implemented will perform as specified & deliverthe expected benefits.It's your chance to Become immersed in a global organization that offers plenty ofopportunities to grow Enjoy access to refreshingly innovative technology Have the entire Microsoft network at your fingertips Be alongside your clients, whilst building strong connections withinternal teams too Collaborate with colleagues & peers across a worldwideorganization Benefit from the mobile technology you need to work flexibly - provided by Dice ACTIVE DIRECTORY, AGILE, AZURE, CLOUD, DEGREE, MICROSOFT, MIGRATION, MOBILE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, WINDOWS, WINDOWS SERVER

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