Cloud Endpoint Technical Specialist

Microsoft UK

Location: Reading

Job Type: Full time

Posted

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Are you inspired to help customers empower their employees, maximize the employee experience, and do great work using the devices and apps they love? We are looking for someone to help customers who are undergoing significant changes to the way they work as we continue to shift into a truly hybrid work model. Microsoft is at the forefront of this transformation come and help organizations rethink aspects of their business in a way that sets them and their people up for success in this new world of work.

Join our Modern Work Team as a Cloud Endpoint Technical Specialist and help our enterprise customers modernize their endpoints and embrace a Zero Trust security model. As a pre-sales technical specialist your primary goal is to establish confidence and win our customers’ trust to use M365 Solutions which comprise of Windows endpoints (physical or virtual) managed by Modern IT using Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Azure AD, and through ‘as-a-service’ model technologies. You will partner closely with the field sales solution specialists to understand our customers’ business challenges, determine the necessary technology strategy and remove technical blockers enabling digital transformation.

Responsibilities

  • Domain ExpertiseYou will develop and maintain advanced to expert level technical subject matter expertise in Microsoft products and product differentiators in assigned Solutions Plays (including Windows 11, Windows 365, Intune, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Azure Virtual Desktop, Surface and managed service solutions such as AutoPatch, Microsoft Managed Desktop, etc.

  • Scale Customer EngagementsYou will be a trusted advisor and consultative technical seller with a growth mindset by developing and maintaining advanced to expert level delivery, discovery, demo, and whiteboarding skills.

  • Build StrategyYou will be knowledgeable about Microsoft product strengths and the weaknesses of our competition in order to unblock competitive blockers and win the technical decision for Microsoft.

  • Solution Design and ProofYou will win the technical decision and intent by gaining a deep understanding of a customer’s business and differentiate Microsoft in complex selling environments by sharing insights, reframing the status quo and quantifying business impact that motivates customers to take action. You will know when and how to escalate blockers, when to push back on customer objections, and how to unblock technical blockers with the customer.

  • Scale Through Partners:you will engage in partner sell-with scenarios by collaborating with partners to carry out technical engagement activities and acting as a source of trusted partner knowledge

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
  • Be a strategic thinker, proactive problem solver, sales & technical roadblock resolver displaying a growth mindset
  • Participate in the pre-sales community; share best practices, support peers, and leverage the efforts of others to broaden your impact and empower others

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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