Specialist

Compensation

: $150,470.00 - $150,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Responsibilities The Azure Specialist for Customer acquisition is a senior solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization, focused on bringing on new managed customers onto the Azure Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission. platform. As part of this role you will help realize the Company's key strategic focus to increase our customer base of Azure Enterprise customers. You will need to cover a large sales territory by profiling customers and using intelligence to prospect effectively, identifying new Azure opportunities and driving rapid Azure adoption. To achieve this, you will need to partner with our marketing and partner counterparts to leverage every avenue available to support acquisition at scale. You will lead a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to advance the sales process and achieve/exceed Azure new customer acquisition targets, as well as Azure sales and usage/consumption targets in your assigned accounts. You will build and maintain relationships with customers, influence long-term strategic direction and drive engagement with CXO level contacts, software developers and IT architects. You will help customers evaluate our cloud platform for their applications, recommend solutions that meet their requirements, remove roadblocks to deployment and drive customer satisfaction. Primary accountabilities for this role include: 40% of your time will be spent with customers identifying and surfacing new engagements that align with the customer's business strategy. You will work with partners and others at Microsoft, as well as use our core tools, targeted account lists to identify and engage prioritized customers. 40% of your time will be spent on using Challenger sales techniques to bring ideas to customers, show how Azure can transform our customers' businesses and convince customers to act now. You will achieve this by positioning Microsoft's technical leadership to become a trusted advisor and drive migration and innovation solutions. You will work with a team of Microsoft experts and partners to lead presentations, demonstrations and architecture design sessions with the objective of driving rapid adoption of Azure. Importantly, this adoption will need to result in tangible business outcomes to ensure customers continue to grow their Azure footprint into the future. 20% of your time will be spent on managing your territory as a business and investing in your own skills to remain top of your game. You will stay sharp, attaining and maintaining required certifications. You will be recognized for sharing, learning and driving individual work that all result in business impact for customers, partners and within Microsoft. We encourage thought leadership and leadership from every employee and we encourage all our employees to continuously maintain and enhance their technical, sales, professional skills and competitive readiness. Qualifications Professional Experienced. 5+ years' experience selling cloud services or application development services to large/global enterprise customers with a focus on cloud application modernization, cloud data services and cloud infrastructure technologies preferred Account Management. Effective territory/account management: planning, opportunity qualification and creation, stakeholder and executive communication, needs analysis, services/partner engagement, opportunity management and pipeline management required Executive Presence. Experience and expertise selling to LOB decision makers, technical decision makers & enterprise solution architects by aligning & reinforcing the value of the solution to the customer's overall business pain and/or strategic opportunities and decision criteria preferred Problem Solver. Ability to solve customer problems through cloud technologies, specifically solutions related to cloud native apps - containers & serverless, microservices, migration to cloud, Hybrid cloud, datacenter infrastructure modernization, DevOps/DevTest required Orchestrate and influence virtual teams to pursue sales opportunities and lead virtual teams through influence required Technical Cloud Platform. Understanding of cloud platforms including Azure platform services, hybrid cloud technologies, developer tools and services and/or complementing solutions. Requires the ability to engage with developers and IT architects as trusted advisors. Requires the ability to articulate and present the business value of Microsoft's Azure apps and infrastructure related cloud solutions and have firm understanding of Microsoft's strategies and products relative to major competitors required Leadership. Experience leading large cloud deals especially those involving Application portfolio modernization and migration, and effectively leveraging the right partners and Microsoft engineering resources preferred Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of enterprise software solutions and cloud platform competitor landscape preferred Education Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferredSalary Range: NAMinimum Qualification5 - 7 years
Associated topics: administrative, director of sales, leader, manager, principal, sales director, sales executive, sales manager, team leader, territory manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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