Microsoft Solutions Architect
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KEY BUSINESS OBJECTIVES:
Lead customer engagements from pre-sales through to delivery. Whilst the role is considered very much pre-sales, there will be a requirement to lead PoCs and Pilots.
Lead the discovery, scope, technical design, validation and handover to delivery/support of on-premise, cloud and hybrid Microsoft solutions.
Lead demonstrations, customer proposals and the technical aspect of tenders as required and act as an advocate to our existing and new customer base for Microsoft.
Act as technical escalation point for any specialist Microsoft technologies (which may extend to supporting our support and managed services team as required) for our key clients.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Demonstration, scoping, design of Microsoft solutions to time and budget
Contributing to the continual development of the Clients Microsoft practice
Attaining Digital Partner of Record for projects you have scoped and sold
Prompt and proactive communication to internal colleagues and customers
Driving efficiency by pioneering and encouraging the development of repeatable processes to improve the Microsoft Practice's efficiency
Extensive experience in designing and delivering Microsoft Office 365 based solutions
Experience with Skype for Business / Teams / Voice advantageous
Expert knowledge of the core Microsoft Office 365 technology stacks
Expertise around EMS and Azure
Strong planning and organisation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills
MCSE / MCITP an advantage