Cloud Solution Architect: Full Time Opportunities for University Graduates

Microsoft UK

Location: Remote - UK/EU only

Job Type: Full time

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Every year, we welcome thousands of university students from every corner of the world to join Microsoft. You bring your aspirations, talent, potential—and excitement for the journey ahead.

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  • Start date: 01/09/ 2023 
  • Duration: 24 Months  
  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Reading 
  • Work type: TBC - Flexible working - You will benefit from up to 50% worksite flexibility, dependent on the needs of the role (50% office / 50% home working)

About the role

Cloud Solution Architect

As a Cloud Solution Architect, you will drive high-priority customer initiatives on the Microsoft Azure Platform in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft in-field strategic accounts segment of our business. This is a customer-facing role, owning the overall technical relationship between a customer and the Microsoft Azure Applications Development Platform. The purpose of the Customer Success Unit is to guide our customers to better deploy, adopt, and gain long-term business value from their investment in Microsoft. In turn, their successes will ensure we grow our Azure consumption. Ultimately, when customers are successful, we are successful.

Responsibilities

  • Provides technical expertise through sales presentations, product demonstrations, installation, and maintenance of company products.
  • Assists the sales staff in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs and preparing detailed product specifications for the development and implementation of customer applications/solutions.
  • Ensures that the product application/solution is functioning according to specifications. 
  • Provide follow-up support to company sales staff and customer personnel by disseminating technical information on specific applications.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field
  • Passion for technology and customer obsessed.
  • Displays strong stakeholder and relationship management across senior leaders, partners, and customers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills 

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