The Microsoft Premier Developer Consulting Practice is looking for a consultant with Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) experience to join our elite and diverse team. This role will be responsible for guiding developers at Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) as well as Partners and Enterprise Customers in the architecture, design and implementation of Azure PaaS solutions.
The ideal candidate for this role is someone with highest integrity, passion, and technical competence. A portfolio of successful technical services delivery in complex and challenging environments implementing and customizing software applications will be a strong requirement for this role.
Premier Developer Consultants are innovative and creative professionals with the deepest technical skills gained through hands-on experience on enterprise scale applications and systems. He or she must be a strong leader and possess the ability to teach, mentor, and take charge of a delivery team while professionally representing Microsoft in challenging customer environments. Also required are strong technical writing skills and the ability to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders, customer managers and executives on technical and business issues. The candidate must be able to handle ambiguity and resolve problems with customer designs and code. Strong organizational, time management, project management and negotiation skills are necessary. Expert level knowledge and real-world experience in defining enterprise scale customer scenarios for Azure PaaS is a requirement.
Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate:
•5+ years of MS Azure experience
•5+ years of Cloud Technology
•Deep technical knowledge and real world experience in Microsoft Azure. Including:
•Azure Web Sites/Web Roles/Worker Roles o Mobile Services o BizTalk hybrid connection
•SQL Azure/DocumentDB/Table Storage/Blob Storage
•Azure Active directory/Application level security
•Service bus/EventHub o Web Services (REST) and API Management
•Knowledge of geo-redundancy, and disaster recovery
•Experience with Monitoring and Telemetry
•Expertise with C#, understanding of XAML /HTML are useful.
•Familiarity with IoT solutions would be useful.
•Experience with TFS (and Visual Studio Online) to manage the Application Lifecycle Management.
•Passion for giving presentations to executive audiences and explaining the benefits of the platform over competitors.
•Understanding of competitive cloud technologies.
Deep understanding of advanced Azure concepts, application design models, coding techniques, and debugging methods is crucial. The role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer’s business problem to an end-to-end technology solution. Each consulting engagement is customized to serve the client’s unique needs.
We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage diverse applicants. Travel is an integral part of this position as are high levels of recognition and visibility. Travel can be as high as 65-75% as is demanded by the needs of our customers and our business.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
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