MICROSOFT INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECT
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Microsoft West, East and Central Africa is looking for a talented Infrastructure Architect to work across the whole region.
-Provide responses to tneders and solution architectural guidance in Enterprise, Platfrom and Industry requests and related queries
- Infrastructure solution design
- Business technical strategy and solutions
- Project Management
Project Management qualification
More than 10 years technical experience
More than 5 years experience at an architectural level
More than 2 years project management experience
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
Description: The Technology Specialist serves as a technical member that in a pre sales role supports the account and product sales teams in identifying key solutions, and communicating and integrating Microsoft’s strategy.
Key Area of Responsibility:
1. Communicates, integrates and implements Microsoft’s technology strategy among strategically targeted accounts/partners.
2. Principal Internal Technology Group liaison in the local subsidiary.
3. Develops custom presentations and conducts onsite pre sales technical presentations to aid the sales process.
4. Provides training to sales force and acts as technical mentor to less experienced technical staff members and partners.
5. Provides technical architectural sales/support of large-scale solutions at strategic enterprise accounts
6. Assists with proof of concept installation and provides beta and preview programme support.
7. Articulates Microsoft’s vision, systems and application strategies in order to educate customers about their usefulness within the customers’ environments.
8. Develops comprehensive technical account strategies for Microsoft corporate accounts.
9. Monitors competitor programmes/activities and market trends to demonstrate and communicate the advantages and superiority of Microsoft systems and applications, and products.
10. Manages the local Developer Community.
11. Mentoring other Technical Specialists in the West & Central Africa region
Qualifications: MCSE Certification essential, Relevant degree preferred
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