The Opportunity : Joining the One Commercial Partner team as a Cloud Solution Architect means you will be playing a critical role helping Microsoft Partners to capitalize on the trillion-dollar Digital Transformation market opportunity by 2019 a 60% increase since 2016.
Working in OCP means you are shaping the world’s largest eco-system of technology companies working to digitally transform the world’s most innovative companies, large and small.
Microsoft’s Mission : Through our partners Microsoft brings digital ambitions to life by helping companies empower their employees, engage their customers, optimize their operations, and transform their products.
Overseeing Digital Transformation Success : The Regional Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) plays a critical role in working with partners to provide deep Identity & Security technical support through solution build and first mile customer engagements including Proof of Concepts, Architectural Design Sessions (ADS), Hackathons
The Role : The Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) is a Solutions Architect building relationships with partner technical and development resources designing and architecting new Identify & Security solutions on Microsoft 365 and Azure cloud platform and technologies.
CSAs deliver value via a portfolio of service delivery engagements optimized to accelerate partner solution builds and first mile customer wins.
The CSA should possess deep solution and technical expertise to be able to lead technical activities and drive high priority initiatives aligned to the Microsoft Partner Journey Maps in collaboration with Microsoft teams and the partner.
The role will need to develop required solutions and build partner technical capacity by working with the managed partner portfolio through the Build-With lifecycle, from recruit to grow, aligned to partner segment.
The CSA will own the technical engagement including envisioning briefings, technical briefings, business architecture, solution architecture, architectural design reviews, proof of concept, and manage specific implementation programs with corresponding Proofs of Concept plans.
The focus of the role evidences Microsoft’s deep commitment to the partner ecosystem to build a mutually beneficial technical and practice development relationship by working closely with partner technical leadership.
The CSA represents Microsoft to the channel, communicates our tech strategy, sells our vision, and brings partners along in the digital transformation journey.
The outcome will be to drive long-term revenue, accelerate cloud consumption and digital transformation through a set of practices leading to workload / industry-based Co-Sell.
The Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) will drive practice-based partner technical capabilities in collaboration with the PTS.
This is a partner facing role that is accountable for developing and support practices in both existing and newly recruited partners.
Key responsibilities include :
Participates on technical panels and user groups and contributes with insights and work that is shared in communities such as MSDN and Channel9