Cloud Solution Architect - Data Platform (ACT)

Location: Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Full time
Salary:
Reference: 459223

CSA - Data Platform

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.

Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, demonstrating the power of Microsoft Cloud solutions and services. To this end, Microsoft is investing in a dedicated Customer Success team that will help Microsoft customers successfully adopt Microsoft Cloud solution and services.

We are looking for a Cloud Solution Architect Data Platform to drive high priority customer initiatives on the Microsoft Data Platform in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft field. This is a customer facing role, responsible for providing end-to-end technical guidance and expertise on the Microsoft Data Platform (on-premises and Azure).

Responsibilities

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.

You will own the Data Platform technical customer engagement including: architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and/or Proofs of Concepts. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives to drive cloud deployment.

Drive the deployment of customer workloads onto SQL Server and Azure Data Services to increase their consumption of the Microsoft Data Platform by providing deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers’ cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers.

Customer Success = Microsoft Success.

Qualifications

Whilst we don’t expect everyone to be an expert in everything, (we will help with that if you love learning fast) we are looking for data experts with deep knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

Cloud Data solutions around data platform technologies, big data (Hadoop, Cloudera, etc.), Microsoft BI technologies, advanced analytics tools, and emerging computing trends. Database architecture, Big Data, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Data Mining, ETL.

If this sounds like you then pop in an application, and we will take a much closer look at your details.

Microsoft has a flexible working culture and on an average week your time could be split between our Microsoft offices, customer locations and your home. We offer competitive salary, bonus and benefits.

Microsoft envisions a world where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking their careers places they simply couldn’t anywhere else. This is a world of more possibility, more innovation, more openness, and sky’s-the-limit thinking – a cloud-enabled world.

Our mission is to empower every person and every organization in the world to achieve more. This mission is visionary and at the core of what our customers and employees care deeply about. We have rare capability in harmonizing the needs of both individuals and organizations. We deeply care about taking our ideals and vision global and making a difference in lives and organizations in all corners of the planet.

Qualifications

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.

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