Microsoft Corporation Intelligent Cloud EMEA GBB TSP Storage in Netherlands

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Are you ready to join the team that is at the leading edge of Innovation at Microsoft? Azure is the most innovative cloud platform in computing today and Microsoft is hiring a Global Black Belt Technology Solutions Professional (GBB TSP) Storage.

The GBB TSP is a technical sales professional within our enterprise sales organization with a special focus on application and infrastructure advanced workloads. A Global Black Belt Azure Infrastructure TSP contributes to revenue and market share growth by leading technical engagements to win solutions leveraging the Microsoft Infrastructure offerings with a specialization in Storage.

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The Impact You’ll Be Making

Primary accountabilities for this role include:

50% You will be the key technical leader and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy, architect and adopt Microsoft Storage solutions. Being a member of the sales opportunity team, you will give technical presentations, demonstrations, help execute proof of concepts, design and implement solutions leveraging P-Sellers, partners, ISVs and MCS as needed. You will directly support the market share and revenue growth of Microsoft Storage platform through your technical leadership in designing and implementing mission critical solutions for our customers. 

30% You will be the thought leader in Storage space. You lead by participating in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry events and publishing blogs, whitepapers, reference architecture etc in your area of expertise

20% You will influence the Microsoft Storage platform go to market strategies by providing feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering on current and future product requirements and sales blockers you encounter.

Primary accountabilities for this role include:

50% You will be the key technical leader and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy, architect and adopt Microsoft Storage solutions. Being a member of the sales opportunity team, you will give technical presentations, demonstrations, help execute proof of concepts, design and implement solutions leveraging P-Sellers, partners, ISVs and MCS as needed. You will directly support the market share and revenue growth of Microsoft Storage platform through your technical leadership in designing and implementing mission critical solutions for our customers. 

30% You will be the thought leader in Storage space. You lead by participating in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry events and publishing blogs, whitepapers, reference architecture etc in your area of expertise

20% You will influence the Microsoft Storage platform go to market strategies by providing feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering on current and future product requirements and sales blockers you encounter.

Who We Are Looking For

Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

Professional

  • Experienced. Related experience in technical pre-sales and/or technical consulting roles required

  • Excellent Communicator. Strong negotiation, organizational, presentation, product demo, written, and verbal communication skills required

  • Executive Presence. Proven experience engaging with senior level executives preferred

  • Performer. Highly driven person who consistently exceeds goals and expectations required

  • Collaborative. Able to work cohesively with members of the Microsoft sales & services field, Microsoft partners, and Microsoft corporate sales, engineering, and marketing required

Technical

  • Infrastructure architect. Broad knowledge of and ability to explain key end-user scenarios and technical architecture in the Cloud Infrastructure space with experience in hybrid cloud infrastructure and management required

  • Domain-specific subject matter expert. Deep technical knowledge of implementation scenarios for Storage to apply that to customer advanced workloads; and to provide meaningful technical feedback to engineering groups required

  • Storage ecosystem. Familiarity with Azure Storage technologies preferred

  • Market insights. Understanding of cloud storage solutions desired

  • Technical proficiency to quickly learn new and emerging technologies required

  • Cloud Trust. Demonstrated knowledge of security, privacy, and compliance and how they factor into cloud and hybrid solutions preferred

  • Planning for success. Understand cloud deployment and adoption planning

  • Technical breadth. Enterprise-scale experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations and management of technology required

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field required

  • Certification in Azure infrastructure exams (70-533 or 70-534) preferred

  • Certifications in information security desired

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