Account Technology Strategist - USAF

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Location:Austin, Texas, Washington, District of Columbia
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.


The Account Technology Strategist (S-ATS) is at the forefront of our digital transformation efforts for the US Air Force customers. You work exclusively to dissect the mission needs of the Joint Defense and US Air Force, map industry trends to the technical foundation, understand and translate where the US Air Force wants to go, and orchestrate resources to make that vision a reality. S-ATS’s technical acumen and Federal expertise support the agency, department to transform the way they perform their missions. S-ATS drives the adoption of Microsoft Azure Cloud, Modern Workplace solutions, and Microsoft Dynamics 365. S-ATS is the owner of the CIO/CTO relationship, and a dedicated virtual CTO.

This Job Will Provide You:

Aforum to leverage your technical expertise and PS acumen
Authorizationto make major disruptions and changes to the technical architecture to enabletransformative solutions and services
Anopportunity to drive your customers to do transform and operate in new and transformationalways
Thechances to inspire and lead teams of deep technology experts from the customer,partner, and Microsoft
Drivetrusted relationship with the customer


We are looking for you to demonstrate deep expertise within the US Air Force, and Microsoft’s capability to help the customer drive their digital transformation. You may have a track record in Public Sector and may have performed in positions such as CIO, CTO, CDO. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, and a principled approach to broad digital transformation challenges and opportunities. You may also share a common set of characteristics, such as strong leadership and people skills, and bring the experience that drive innovation and customer value.

You will be focused on the following priorities:

Own, manage and develop the technical business relationship with the CIO/CTO of the customer
Lead the translation of the customer’s desired mission into PS technical architecture
Lead the technical delivery by motivating and inspiring all technical resources involved in delivering the customer’s mission.
Your specific actions will include:

Digital Transformation - disrupting the mindset of customers and sales teams by bringing innovative ideas that showcase Microsoft’s unique value proposition
Inspirational Leadership - orchestrating technical teams in order to help solidify the path to the complex, yet exciting journey. Beyond orchestration, you will display the ability to rely on the help of others and ensure there is an interest to engage
Technical Architecture Leadership - leading the design of technical architectures in industries Government, Education, Healthcare. Defense & Intelligence
Technical Sales Leadership - differentiating yourself by having a strong focus on both technology and PS
Executive Presence - owning relationships with technology executives -CIO/CTO and members of their office and influencing relationships with senior members of governement

Qualifications Required:

3+ years of experience in digital transformation roles
5+ years of experience leading virtual technical teams
5+ years of technical sales experience

Bachelor's degree in computer engineering or business administration related degree. Master's degree preferred
Additional training or education in business, sales, or marketing preferred
Experience in business consulting or consultative selling is desired

Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual basis

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security


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.

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