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At a time when many businesses are looking for ways to innovate and transform both themselves and the markets they serve, Microsoft EMEA Azure Cloud and AI Program Architect team is looking for experienced Solution Architects that can help build end to end solutions for our customers to help with their digital transformations and modernization agenda.
You build and foster a trusted advisor relationships with your customers to take them through the entire lifecycle of their digital transformation and / or modernization journey.
The EMEA Azure Cloud and AI Program Architect team at Microsoft is part of the Azure Cloud and AI domain in Microsoft Consulting Services.
AC&AI Program Architects are responsible for architecting the most innovative and complex solutions using existing and emerging technologies to enable a customer digital transformation and / or modernization strategy.
As a Program Architect, you will require both broad and deep technology knowledge as well as Industry knowledge. You have the ability to architect cloud solutions by mapping customer business problems to end-to-end technology solutions.
You should be able to demonstrate the ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision makers’ discussions related to agility, business value, and end to end information technology.
You are a key enabler for other architects, consultants, partners and engineers in our business. You need to be able to demonstrate a passion for the customer through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer engagement and experience.
You need to be able to apply advanced analysis skills and experience in principals of architecture to define appropriate customer solutions.
To be credible you should have current and deep experience with implementation of large cloud solutions. Also, you should understand competitive technology and how to properly assess feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and / or integrating with customer solutions hosted on, non-Microsoft platforms.
Advanced domain knowledge in one or more vertical industry is also an asset.
You need to be a leader in demonstrating architecture, planning, deploying solutions including the following :
You may come from an enterprise customer, partner, system integrators, and may have played the following types of roles in these organizations : Senior Architect, Chief Architect, Principal Architect or CTO.
Above all, you have been working on transforming your own or your customers’ business through technology.
We expect you to have a BS / BA degree and / or 10+ years of relevant work experience. MBA or a relevant business degree is an added advantage for combining technical and business skills in this role.