Microsoft Corporation Account Technology Strategist in Reading, United Kingdom

As an Account Technology Strategist, you'll be acting as your customers' virtual Chief Technology Officer, and you'll be expected to:

  • Be a technical thought leader by sharing your broad technical knowledge of the Microsoft platform, our competition, and the industry with customers—increasing the demand for our cloud services

  • Utilize your broad knowledge of enterprise architecture, Microsoft cloud services (including the latest innovations and solutions), and your customers' technology environments to develop strategic roadmaps to help your customers get to their desired future state.

  • Build strong relationships with Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, other technical and business decision makers, and the developer community—and become a trusted technology advisor for digital transformation and cloud services.

  • Orchestrate activities across Microsoft and Partner virtual teams to maximize business results, customer success, and customer satisfaction.

  • Demonstrate change management leadership skills by assisting customers with new business models, process and workflow changes, and employee impact assessments as they move towards the desired future state.

  • Drive long-term growth by focusing on sustainable usage of cloud solutions that align to customer objectives and business value.

Responsibilities

  • Own the technical C-suite relationships (CIO/CTO/CISO)

  • Technical demand generation for cloud services

  • Cloud technology roadmap for your customer(s)

  • Overall owner for consumption objectives for your account(s)

  • Orchestrate technical activities across Microsoft and Partner v-team

  • Drive the technical envisioning / technical demand generation for your account(s)

  • Develop a technology roadmap for your customer(s)

  • Drive Azure customer adds

  • Establish a rhythm of the engagement with v-team to drive consumption

  • Ensure consumption engagements have a well-built customer success plan and consumption engagements

Qualifications

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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