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We are looking for a talented individual to lead a team of deeply technical Apps & Infra/Data and AI Cloud Solution Architects (CSA) to drive growth of Azure Services for a set of Enterprise accounts across different industries. Key responsibilities include: This CSA Manager role will directly manage a team of full-time employee Apps & Infra/Data and AI CSA that will cover Enterprise customers in their respective territory. This is an exciting role that will help fuel Azure Customer success through customer retention and growth.
Hire, on-board, develop, coach, mentor and evaluate CSA. Set a clear bar for excellence. Build a high performing team that will be diverse and inclusive
Must possess exceptional cross-team collaboration and communication. Partner with all required Microsoft stakeholders in the subsidiary to drive CSA role clarity, account coverage, project assignment and effective cross-team collaboration
Coach and enable your team to accelerate Azure projects to production, including guidance on architectural design, technical recommendations, blocker escalations and technical resource orchestration
Ensure your team delivers high quality production deployments that are resilient and successful
Drive operational excellence, including timely consumption opportunity management and high-quality reporting and insights
10+ years of experience in technical sales, engineering or consultative delivery
10+ years of experience in people management
7+ years of experience driving change management or technical adoption
Prior work experience in other software and/or services companies such as Amazon, VMware, Google, IBM, Oracle is desired
Ability to generate trust, build alliances, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams to the benefit of customers
Thought leader with executive presence, including the ability to hold CxO and BDM level discussions, exceptional interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
Proven ability to map the customer’s needs to technical solutions
Strong technical understanding of Applications & Infrastructure/Data and AI Enterprise cloud workloads
Ability to stay up to date on new/improved Azure scenarios and workloads
Empathy, curiosity, and desire to constantly improve, acquire new skills and drive for results
Demonstrated Technical leadership through prior technical coaching/leadership roles
Ability to act on Customer Escalation n needs, Unblock the customer through orchestration of right resources at the right time
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field is preferred
Certification in the following technologies preferred: Cloud, mobile, web application development, cloud-native application architecture (i.e. containers, microservices, API management), modern software development techniques like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure developer services, GitHub) and container orchestration systems (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Azure Kubernetes Service, GitHub).
Certification in one or more of the following technologies preferred: Cloud, mobile, Database, Big Data, BI, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
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