Sr.Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect (Remote Position)

Connection Exton , PA 19341

Posted 4 months ago

Working under minimal supervision of the Sr Director, Microsoft Services, or the Microsoft Services Practice Manager, relying on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals, the Senior Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect (Sr SA) works as a lead technical pre-sales resource on professional services for Connection's clients around the Microsoft Cloud offerings. The Sr SA provides advanced to master technical design, scope and SOW deliverables for deployment & migration services to Microsoft customers. The customer-facing Architect delivers Microsoft Cloud deployment planning services, technical writing, develops solutions and consults on the most complex Microsoft Cloud deployments. The Architect's primary responsibilities include client interaction, defining and analyzing business and technical needs, solution development, and assisting Sales in closing the SOW deal in a consultative approach.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with ability to create complex spreadsheets using formulas, including v-lookup, and creating pivot tables.

  • Expert level in MS Visio Diagraming software

  • Proficient level in utilizing SharePoint technology

  • Proficient level in development of Product Bill of Materials and basic system designs

  • Expert level of post-sales installation, configuration, troubleshooting with guidance from senior technical staff

  • Expert level knowledge. Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments (Software/Applications, Server, Storage, Networks, Security, Mobility, Messaging, Enterprise Voice)

  • Advanced technical knowledge with experience in selling, consulting, remediation, migration and/or deployment in one or more areas such as: Office 365, Exchange, Azure RMS, Skype for Business, SCCM, SharePoint, Microsoft Intune, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services

  • Strong understanding of and working knowledge of the value-added technology industry

  • Negotiation skills with ability to meet customer and company needs

  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to communicate with all levels including the C-suite

  • Proven track record in writing technical statements of work

  • Articulate with ability to express oneself clearly and professionally in written and oral communication

  • Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities

  • Excellent written communication skills with ability to compose professional business communications via email, letter, and proposals.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to present professional demonstrations

  • Creative with ability to develop original solutions to problems

  • Decisive with ability to make a prompt determination and substantiate decision if challenged.

  • Interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all levels of the organization

  • Organized state of mind with ability to document activities, anticipate problems, plan schedules and monitor performance per priorities and deadlines

  • Quick study with ability to master a situation or learn new things with minimum direction or training

  • Supportive mentor with ability to guide and develop team members

  • Microsoft Certified preferred

  • 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

  • 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services

  • 70-334 Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015

  • 70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

  • 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

  • Microsoft DPS experience preferred

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