Job Id: 20200910005
Job Role: Partner Technology Strategist
Experience: Relevant Experience
Job Location: Mumbai
Salary: Best in Industry
Vacancies: Not Mentioned
Job Description Microsoft Careers Job Vacancies in Mumbai Hiring for Partner Technology Strategist in September 2020:
The Impact you will make :
Building own Market Acumen: Understands market trends, market opportunities, compliance by reading, attending webinars, conferences delivered by Industry thought leaders such as Gartner, Forrester, IDC.
Strategic Technology Advisor: Joins the Strategic Technology Advisory/Planning groups of partners, contributing with insights that influence the technology roadmaps and investments towards Microsoft and away from key competitors.
Strategic Alignment: Identifies and consults on the strategic alignment of partners towards Microsoft’s technology priorities and their technical readiness to address solution gaps as part of Industry solution mapping and capacity planning.
Envisioning: Presents in Digital Transformation/Envisioning Workshops targeting Partner CIO/CTO’s envisioning solutions to capitalize on identified market opportunities.
Technical Readiness: Works with the GTM team to invest in key Partners’ Technical Readiness workshops executed by Partner Enablement roles in the GTM team.
Technology Roadmap: With the help of cross-team technical resources including Architects and Industry specialists defines the technology roadmap for new solutions, seeking Technical commitment and investment from Partner CTOs, CIOs, Practice managers to invest in the solution.
Building Partnerships: Envisions the important interdependencies of 3rd party solutions, services and equipment, as well as Partner-to-Partner (P2P) motions for better together strategies among different partners and partner types.
Enablement Planning: Accountable for building the technical enablement plan for partners leveraging the One Commercial Partner (OCP) Services Framework including onboarding, upskilling/cross-skilling, Bootcamps, trainings and meeting certification requirements.
Enablement Delivery: Engages Technical Architects, Industry specialists and Engineering teams for the delivery of workshops, Bootcamps, trainings necessary to build the technical skills and expertise of partners.
Technical Engagements: Oversees the success of Proof of Concepts, Architecture Design Sessions, Hackfests by coordinating Technical Architect engagement execution, while maintaining overarching responsibility for the successful outcome of these engagements.
Pre-Sales Orchestration: Leads cross-technology team orchestration through the first mile, first 1-3 deals, to ensure partners are ready. Provides partners feedback for development and improvement of skills, practices and methods.
Technical Events and Community Contribution: Attends Digital Transformation/Technology conferences such as Build. Participates in technical panels and user groups, provides insights, and contributes to work that is shared across communities such as MSDN and Channel9.
Key Experiences, Skills, and Education
Relationship Building and Problem Solving
oProven track record of building deep technical relationships with CXOs and practice building executives in highly strategic ISV, MSP, CD and SIs required
oExperience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects. required
oAbility to solve Partner problems through cloud technologies, leveraging internal and/or external resources.required
Collaboration and Communication
oAcknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills. required
oAbility to orchestrate, lead, and influence virtual teams; Strong presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences at different levels of organizations. required
Deep understanding of digital transformation business drivers, cloud platforms, emerging computing trends and their impact on partner practice building opportunities.
15+ years of success in consultative, technology solutions development, architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications. Required
3-5+ years experience in the following areas. required
oCloud application development solutions (e.g. PaaS, Serverless, API Management);
oCloud application design; (design/development/deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM);
oContinuous integration technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure for DevOps, Chef, Puppet);
oExperience using integrated development environments (e.g. Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, XCode, WebSphere)
oOne or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive;
oMigration Techniques, Resiliency
3+ years experience in one or more of the following areas. required
■Compute, Networking, Storage, Management Tools, etc.
oAzure Data & AI
■Analytics (e.g. SQL DW, AS, Power BI, Azure Data Factory, etc.)
■Data Platform (e.g. RDBMS: A-SQL, SQL MI, RDBMS OSS: mySQL, Postgres, noSQL: CDB, Mongo, Cassandra, etc.);
■Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (e.g Azure ML, Azure Search and Knowledge Mining, Azure Cognitive Services and Bots, etc.)