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CEE Education Team, is investing in a dedicated Cloud Solutions Architect that will help Microsoft education customers successfully adopt Microsoft Cloud solution and services.
The ideal candidate will have experience in customer-facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers to drive Data Platform and Advanced Analytics solutions to productions.
This role reports to CEE Education Lead, Petronela Goel.ResponsibilitiesThe Education Cloud Solution Architect is expected to : Drive the deployment of education industry solutions into Azure and increase their consumption of the platform by providing deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers’ cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers for customers.
Establish deep relationships with key OT / IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption as mean to resolve business problems within their company.
Lead mapping of business / solution goals & requirements to Azure-based architecture and technology solutions while taking a systems-
wide view of the customer's existing solution landscape.Understand customers’ overall data estate, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions.
Apply technical knowledge to architect solutions that meet business and IT needs, create Data Platform, AA / AI roadmaps, and ensure long term technical viability of new deployments, infusing key analytics and AI technologies where appropriate (e.
g. Azure ML, ML Server, BOT framework, Cognitive Services, Big Data, Data Lake, Azure Databricks, etc.)Keep up to date with market trends in target industry, competitive insights and industry regulatory / compliance requirements.
Coach other technical sellers to become certified in required Azure technical certificationsQualificationsExperiences Required : Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge : 5+ years of experience implementing and deploying complex, business critical industry solutions, predictive maintenance, credit risk analysis, retail personalization, and / or experience in one or more industry functional areas to support broad engagement5+ years of success in consultative / complex technical sales and deployment projects5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and / or support of highly distributed applicationsFluent in English + speaking at least one of the languages used within CEE SubsidiariesDeep technical experience in one or more of the following areas : Software design or development, Application Design, Systems Operations / Management, Database architecture, Virtualization, IP Networking, Storage, IT Security, Linux, HPC, Data Analytics and AIWorking knowledge of the following programming languages : .
NET, C++, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig / HiveProven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accountsMicrosoft 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.
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