You may have heard we're going through a transformation here at
Microsoft./ It's an unprecedented shift in our culture, the way we do
business and our approach to the world./ At the heart of that is hiring
people have a desire to succeed, a passion to innovate and an insatiable
appetite to learn./ If that sounds like you, read on, this may be just
the place for you&//
You would be joining a team at the heart of Microsoft's hugely
successful Azure cloud business. This role will put you at the front and
centre of working with our top UK Customers to help them get real
business value from Azure.
This Cloud Solution Architect role is a deeply technical role, working
with our customers to build technical capability, create innovative
solutions to their business challenges and uncover new workloads that
could be migrated to Azure.
This role will own the Azure technical customer engagement including:
architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and
Proofs of Concepts as well as collaborating with other parts of
Microsoft and our partners, always with the Customers' needs at the
heart of everything you do.
Customer Success = Microsoft Success.
Whilst we don't expect everyone to be an Azure expert just yet, (we will
help with that if you love learning fast) we are looking for cloud
computing technology (including open source) experts with deep knowledge
in one of the following 4 areas;
Data Analytics and AI
You will need to be involved with a few of the following areas.
Software design or development, Application Design, Systems Operations /
Management, Database architecture, Virtualization, IP Networking,
Storage, IT Security, Linux, relational databases SQL Database, SQL
Server on Azure VMs, Document DB, SQL Data Warehouse, HDInsight, Machine
Learning, Stream Analytics, Data Factory, Event Hubs and Notification Hubs
If this sounds like you then pop in an application, and we will take a
much closer look at your details, please make it clear which of the 4
areas you specialise in.
Microsoft has a flexible working culture and on an average week your
time could be split between our UK offices, customer locations and your
home. We offer competitive salary, bonus and benefits, in Reading we
have onsite nursery, gym, shops and restaurants.
This role will be based in the UK covering UK Customers.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce
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