Microsoft Corporation Architect in Other, Egypt

Modern Apps Solution Architect (MEA)

Microsoft Services is looking for a Modern Apps Solutions Architect who has a mix of the top Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) expertise, Mobility Expertise, and strategic business acumen.

The Solution Architect role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge of Azure PaaS and Mobility development as well as the ability to architect solutions by mapping common customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and end to end information technology security is also a must. Solutions Architects are key enablers for other consultants and partner staff. They manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects. Solutions Architects have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.

Responsibilities

The Solutions Architect applies advanced analysis skills and experience in principals of solutions design to define appropriate customer solutions. To be credible he or she must have current and deep experience with Azure PaaS and Mobility implementations. Solutions Architects are expected to maintain effective product group relationships. Understanding of competitive technology enables the Architect to properly assess feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and/or integrating with customer solutions hosted on, non-Microsoft platforms.

Expert level knowledge and real-world experience in large-scale application development is a requirement. This role also requires assisting customers in architecting, planning, testing and deploying Microsoft technologies as appropriate. A successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Deep knowledge of C# (XAML /HTML are useful)

  • Experience with TFS (and Visual Studio Online) to manage the Application Lifecycle Management

  • Experience with ISD, SDM and leveraging tools such as TFS to manage the Application Lifecycle Management

  • Deep technical knowledge of, and real world experience in, Mobility (i.e., Windows 10) solutions

  • Deep technical knowledge of, and real world experience in, Microsoft Azure solutions

  • Knowledge of Monitoring and Telemetry

  • Experience with IoT solutions useful

  • Experience in Consulting services pre-sales activities

  • Experience driving globally executed integration projects by working with offshore teams

  • Experience giving presentations to executive audiences and explaining the benefits of the platform over competitors

  • Knowledge of competitors

  • Ability to lead and motivate technical communities

The candidate will need to be a subject matter expert (SME) within our technical community assisting with community efforts, helping further develop skills of consultants within the domain as well as providing technical quality assurance to other engagements as required.

The Solutions Architect helps customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing projects. To accomplish this, architects must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. They also play a key role in employing and developing partners as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model. Solutions Architects help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW). In some cases, Solutions Architects will also assist in contract negotiations.

The Solutions Architect must have proven experience managing projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing multi-phase/multi-dimensional/multi-resource projects to conclusion while maintaining high customer satisfaction. The role requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both crisis management and expectation management.

The successful candidates will have a BA/BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum 8 years of relevant service experience, providing solution architecture and consulting.

Travel is an integral part of this position and can be as high as 70% as is demanded by the needs of our customers and our business.

Qualifications

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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