Area Solution Architect



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competitive salary


Engineering, Information Technology


in-office, flexible

Area Solution Architect

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your profile

  • Architectural knowledge and proven experience of Azure Cloud, Data and AI technologies. Some of the preferred qualifications include:

  • Azure Enterprise Scale Architecture Model

  • Experience in Cloud Migrations (Rehost, Rebuild, Re-architecture)

  • Big Data and Data Warehouses including Azure Synapse Analytics, Snowflake, GCP’s Big Query, AWS Redshift

  • Advanced Analytics including Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Bricks, data visualization tools (i.e. PowerBI, Tableau)

  • Data Science and Machine Learning (i.e. TensorFlow, Azure ML, ML Server, or other similar frameworks)

  • Knowledge about common security frameworks and concepts

  • Knowledge of Azure IaaS, PaaS, Stack Hub, hybrid cloud. Private/Hybrid/Public cloud configurations, migrations, patterns, and practices

  • Azure Active Directory and cloud identity

  • Scripting, automation, and infrastructure-as-code

  • Knowledge and certification in modern project delivery methods, such as DevOps and Agile/SCRUM.

  • Consulting background and proven success and expertise in architecting innovative solutions in a client-facing role

  • Prior experience in the Healthcare industry and domain knowledge including clinical, analytical, and patient care delivery systems will be a great plus

  • Passion for Healthcare and excitement to help Healthcare providers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems to enhance the experience of patients and clinicians

  • Relationship Building. Ability to build deep relationships with senior IT and Business executives in large or highly strategic accounts. Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects.

  • Collaboration and Communication. Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Ability to orchestrate, lead, and influence virtual teams, ensuring successful implementation of customer projects. Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management, Database administrators and Data Scientist)

  • Competitive Landscape: Knowledge of hyperscale cloud platforms and aptitude and experience to learn new technologies and understand relevant cloud trends

  • Partners: Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs

  • Preferable experience preselling and delivering around following industries: Healthcare or Public Sector.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND Significant experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain

  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field demonstrable experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or technology domain. Master’s degree will be highly appreciated

  • 0-25% travel within the CEE countries is needed to meet customer for envisioning and opportunity qualification meetings.

  • Extensive proven working experience

about the company

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. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.

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your area of responsibility

The focus of the Area Solution Architect (ASA) role is to Make the Market and drive customer multi-horizon Digital Transformation in Healthcare with a deeper focus on early-stage pre-sales in strong collaboration with Area Sales to drive demand generation. Key responsibilities include:

  • Understanding Customer/Partner Technical Environment: gather customer insights and adapt business models, plans, and solutions to those insights. Socialize the resulting business solution with the key customer business sponsor and stakeholders. Use evidence-based approach for story telling of the value of Microsoft Consulting and its partners as well as customer advocacy towards Product Engineering teams.

  • Architecture Design and Deployment: leverage leading edge agile methodologies. Manage and resolve complex ambiguity in the requirements and constraints and documents assumptions and implications to be further clarified in the sales cycle. Drive agreement based on the customer’s priorities. Build and document a realistically costed, advanced/complex Solution Approach with traceability of scope, effort and expected cloud consumption. Anticipate scenarios that could slow or impede pre-sales/delivery.

  • Practice Development: Generate new and/or improve existing intellectual property. Connect gaps and patterns across business and technology areas to drive changes considering scale across customers. Drive the re-use of intellectual property. Participate and contribute to internal/external communities.

  • Trusted Advisor: develop a network of internal/external relationships with senior-level decision makers to build influence. Lead the adoption of Microsoft solutions technologies based on understanding of competitor solutions and how customer business value can be driven through Microsoft's offerings. Differentiate Microsoft's solutions in customer/partner conversations to influence the industry-wide direction for specific architecture(s).

  • Thought Leadership: lead virtual teams around industry scenarios, technologies and customer/partner challenges. Participate in external architect community events and share learnings with internal teams. Act as mentor to junior colleagues.

  • Drive & Accelerate Cloud adoption: drive production-level Cloud Solutions in line with Customer and Microsoft strategy.

ASA must have ROM and BE estimation capabilities in their area of expertise. Review proposals from ISD teams (Domains) and Partners, review project deliverables and ensure that they meet the client's expectations prior to their final delivery to the client.

the benefits

  • Industry leading healthcare

  • Giving programs

  • Maternity and paternity leave

  • Discounts on products and services

  • Savings and investments

  • Educational resources

  • Opportunities to network and connect

  • Generous time away


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