Account Technology Strategist

Last updated 11 days ago
Location:United States
Job Type:Full Time

What joining the Microsoft Team Means:

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. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.

By applying to this role, you will be considered for multiple opportunities.


The Impact You’ll be Making:

As an Account Technology Strategist, you'll be acting as your customer’s virtual Chief Technology Officer, and will be expected to:

Utilize your knowledge of enterprise architecture and Microsoft cloud services (including the latest innovations and solutions) to create roadmaps to your customers' desired future state.

Build strong relationships with Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, other technical and business decision makers, and the developer community as their trusted technology advisor.

Orchestrate activities across Microsoft and Partner resources to maximize business results, customer success and satisfaction.

Demonstrate change management leadership skills by assisting customers with new business models, process and workflow changes, and employee impact assessments as they move towards the desired future state.

Drive long-term growth by focusing on sustainable usage of cloud solutions that align to customer objectives and business value.

Share your broad technical knowledge of the Microsoft platform, our competition, and the industry with customers by sharing customer and general IT landscape insights with your Microsoft colleagues.


Who We’re Looking for:

3+ years’ experience in Business Consulting or Consultative Sellingrequired.

Proven ability to learn quickly, adapt, and master new concepts and technologies to drive their adoption and usage.

Strong technical skills required, with enterprise architecture experience or certification.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with equally good listening skills is essential.

Experience in Project Management preferred


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar information technology-related, or engineering discipline degree, or equivalent experience required. Master's degree preferred.

Additional training or education in Business, Sales, or Marketing preferred.

Travel is an integral part of this position. You will be required to travel as is determined by the needs of our customers. This position may require travel to customer sites up to 50% of the time. Overnight travel may also be required.

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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