Microsoft Solution Architect- Pre Sales

Your job as a Microsoft Solution Architect is to cut through the noise and clarify how the customers can transform their business for the hybrid-cloud era with Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and our unique set of services and assessments. Working alongside highly-skilled professionals, you play a vital role in delivering custom, cutting-edge solutions to make the customers more agile and productive. As one of North America's top Microsoft solutions providers, you will make sure the customers get the unique, business-driven value the brand has come to represent.

 

-        Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent-

        10+ years relevant industry experience; 7+ years in a pre-sales capacity-

       You must also have a broad understanding of core Microsoft cloud technologies and services, including Azure IaaS and Office 365, and core Microsoft technologies, including Active Directory, Exchange and Windows Server.- 

       Extra credit for also having a mastery of one or more of the following: EMS/Intune, Skype for Business (including Skype PBX), System Center (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM), and SQL.-

        An insatiable curiosity to learn more about new Microsoft technologies and our customer's business-  

 

      Advanced business acumen with the ability to understand the ins and outs of our customer's challenges-  

     

Exceptional communication and personal skills, both written, verbal and while presenting to groups, including C-level executives- 

       Proven ability to mentor and train junior and intermediate level pre-sales architects-        Solid understanding of the commercial IT market for hardware and software-

        Strong analytical skills are required- 

       Self-managed and motivated individual with strong leadership skill

 

Please note, this position requires you to travel up to 25% of your time to regularly meet with customers, Microsoft representatives and take part in industry and educational events.

 

 

The Meridian Group is the leader in the Information Technology recruitment industry.  Our specialties include Unified Communications, Virtualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), Storage Solutions, Security, Network Infrastructure, Server Technology, ERP/CRM, and Telecommunication solutions.

We work clients that resell Cisco, EMC, VMware, Netapp, Citrix, Microsoft, Juniper, Avaya, Compellent, Dell, Oracle, and HP.

We have extensive experience helping our clients find the best talent in areas such as: Direct Sales, Channel Sales, Sales Management, Sales Engineering, Project Management, Product Management, Network Engineering, and Leadership Roles.

 

 

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