Technical Specialist (Specialist Team Unit - STU): Full time Opportunities for University Graduates

Microsoft UK

Location: Remote - UK/EU only

Job Type: Full time

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About the role

Technical Specialist (Specialist Teams Unit)

As a Technical Specialist (TSs) you drive the technical motions within sales driving specific solution area revenue and market share. Based on the tremendous opportunity of digital transformation across every individual and organisation, your focus will be on a broad portfolio of assets and go-to-market efforts across four key solution areas: Modern Workplace, Business Applications, Apps & Infrastructure, and Data & AI. 

Start date: 01/09/ 2023

Duration: 24 Months 

Job type: Full time

Location: Reading

Work type: Flexible working - You will benefit from up to 50% worksite flexibility, dependent on the needs of the role (50% office / 50% home working)

Responsibilities

  • Engages with and guides customers toward technical decisions to purchase and use Microsoft technology.
  • Leverages sales strategy to address customer digital transformation and align technology to customer business needs.
  • Understands customer needs, collects customer feedback, and provides strategic input to customers.
  • Demonstrates Microsoft solutions to prove capabilities, applies architectures to client scenarios, and engages in partner sell-with scenarios to scale through partners.
  • Acts as an orchestration point for technical resources and works to resolve blockers in order to achieve solution implementations.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business or related field. 
  • Passion for technology and working with customers 
  • Strong balance of both business and technical skills 
  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills 
  • Technical consulting, technical consultative selling, product development, or related technical/sales experience is a plus 

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