Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be, and take their careers to levels they can't achieve anywhere else.
This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and sky's-the-limit thinking a cloud-enabled world.
As part of our transformation, one of our key areas of focus is the modernization of our sales motions. The Insides Sales organization is a newly formed organization with a charter to accelerate Microsoft’s growth in its cloud-
first, mobile-first businesses along with the traditional businesses. This organization is at the forefront of establishing a new sales model leveraging modern technology and big data and analytics to drive impactful demand response and targeted sales coverage.
The Technology Solutions team consists of highly capable individuals that drive Microsoft wins on the latest cloud and modern development technologies.
As a Technology Specialistl, your primary responsibilities will be to engage with customers and Account Executives to understand the business’s needs, and then prove and design customer business solutions that leverage the Microsoft Cloud for Business with a focus specifically on Microsoft Dynamics Finance & Operations solution, ERP.
You will own technical and solution envisioning with customers via Skype / Teams engagements including demos, custom demos, solution designs, implementation plans and proof of concepts.
As an Inside Technology Specialist, you will enjoy one of the most impactful positions within Inside Sales. In addition to senior level interaction with our customers, the TS will be a sought-
after subject matter expert by Microsoft sales teams for their technical leadership. TSs will work with Microsoft counterparts to help educate them on our cloud offerings, positioning and joint selling strategies.
You will also provide expertise on the business and technical value of Microsoft’s public cloud offerings versus the competition
Act as the key technical contact for our Inside Sales team with potential customers specifically for Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions
Demonstrate aspects of the technical and business solution to customers over Skype for Business.
Execute quick technical feasibility assessments and proposal developments for the customers identified solutions
Scope the technical and security design for customer solutions, select optimal migration paths for the customer, build consumption plans, as well as execute limited POCs, where necessary
Audit and confirm implementation requirements and pricing calculations as required, so that the customer receives an accurate projection of anticipated costs in new services sought
Prepare technical insights and key scenarios required to drive the right technical and business solution outcomes
Contribute to customer-facing publications such as whitepapers
Conduct group and one-on-one trainings across the Center on subjects of expertise
Meet and exceed team-level monthly, quarterly and annual targets for net-new revenue and sales pipeline, as well as operational metrics
Constantly research and educate self with the newest developments in cloud capabilities and pricing for both Microsoft and competitor
2-6+ years of technology related sales or business development experience; Experience working within a technical sales environment preferred.
Broad knowledge of and ability to explain key end-user scenarios and technical architecture for productivity and communications solutions required
Demonstrated knowledge of identity, authentication, security, privacy, and compliance and how they factor into cloud and hybrid solutions preferred
Understand cloud deployment and adoption planning
Experience with cloud based applications and services, hands-on experience with Dynamics 365 is strongly preferred
Deep technical experience in Dynamics or similar ERP cloud based business applications including : Customer service platform Enterprise Resource Planning Project Service Automation
An understanding and passion for cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
Major or minor in computer science, mathematics or engineering. Experience in one of these relevant fields is a bonus, computer science, mathematics or engineering.
Proven track record of outstanding performance and achieving goals
Takes initiative to independently grow technical knowledge
Ability to explain complex technical solutions to technical and non-technical audiences and to connect technological solutions with measurable business value
Success-driven, works well in a diverse team and enjoy a dynamic and changing environment
Passion for cloud technologies and changing the world
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required
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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