What Joining the Microsoft Team Means
Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
The One IoT and Mixed Reality sales team plays a critical role in achieving this mission. We’re positioned right at the intersection of customers, hardware partners and channel partners.
We work closely with our external ecosystem and internal business groups to deliver amazing device to cloud customer experiences powered by Microsoft Windows, Surface, Office along with Azure, Azure Sphere, Azure Stack, other Edge technologies and Windows Server.
Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission..
How you should expect to invest your time to drive the greatest impact. Obviously, your time will vary by week month and quarter depending on the business need.
Develop effective relationships with Microsoft partners, such as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), Systems Integrator (SI) and Independent Hardware Vendor (IHV) partners.
Develop expertise in key commercial IoT markets, such as Industrial Automation and Manufacturing, Healthcare, Smart Buildings, Smart Retail, Security and Surveillance, Transportation and Energy to effectively engage the partners and help building the IoT solutions.
Develop and lean-in in a strategic engagement with core Microsoft IoT accounts, in close partnership with our Azure IoT sales specialists.
Build a trusted technical subject matter expert position in depth with the strategic partners through a deep understanding of the partners’ device to cloud strategy and business imperatives.
Understand the Microsoft IoT strategy and influence and orchestrate relevant and applicable internal resources to drive maximum coverage on key opportunities and strategies in a timely manner by engaging as a deep technical level across our partner’s organization, from developer to CxO.
Grow Microsoft’s presence in the region through customer references, successful deployments, regional and local industry events, etc.
Coordinate with partners, PSS and channel executives to report opportunities and maximize results and return on investment to drive the sales.
Orchestrate internal alignment and pipeline reviews with channel executives, and respective partners stakeholders to ensure the growth of the solution pipeline.
Provide field, partner and market insights to the product groups across to generate requirements on Windows IoT, Azure cloud services, Azure IoT services and Azure ML / AI services, advocate partners and provide consistent feedback to Corp Teams across the products and services.
Drive strong collaboration across Microsoft teams to ensure securely connected end to end IoT solutions deployed with broad partner by partnering with internal stakeholders where applicable.
Keep up-to-date with IoT and cloud market trends and competitive insights, engage product groups to further enhance our industry-leading solutions and service offerings.
Opportunities in the One IoT and Mixed Reality team are expansive because we span the entire product lifecycle - from incubation, prototyping and portfolio planning to the design-in, sell-in and sell-through motions that touch consumer and business customers.
We’re also driving innovative IoT solutions and helping companies with their digital transformations. All of this wraps up under our special charter of working with partners to build and sell Intelligent Edge devices and solutions that empower everyone to achieve more.
As a member of our team, you’ll be part of growing a multi-billion-dollar business and charting new areas of innovation.
If that appeals to you, it’s an exciting time to be here in the One IoT and Mixed Reality team.
In the One IoT and Mixed Reality Sales team, we help partners leverage Microsoft assets and platforms to create successful Intelligent Edge-to-Cloud solutions.
From inception to solution co-selling, we’re specialists in driving scale and transforming businesses through partner enablement.
Make history at Microsoft by becoming a part of the world’s first Commercial Mixed Reality sales organization. With the success of HoloLens, Windows Mixed Reality immersive headsets & first and third party industry MR solutions, we’re continuing to pioneer innovative interactive experiences and rapidly accelerate the next major industry paradigm shift to bring to life the Intelligent Edge.
Microsoft TSs main goal is to win the technical decision of customers to purchase and use our technology. You will work in a team, enabling the customers through digital transformation by leveraging the .
TSs are expected to be able to both own and win the customers technical decisions, as well as find new opportunities through their contacts and work they are on for sales people to further pursue.
As a TS, you work within a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to help educate your customers at a technical level, demonstrate and prove our solutions, and win the technical decision allowing the team to achieve / exceed quarterly sales / usage targets in your accounts.
Being part of this team will allow you to maintain and develop your deep technical expertise across Microsoft and non-Microsoft cloud-based infrastructure technology.
We’re looking for a passionate and competent IoT Solutions Technical Specialist (TS) with industry experience to join our global team.
Our team is proficient in understanding our partners' technical needs and developing a mutually beneficial business value with them.
You will engage in a complimentary manner with our customers and work with our technical sales to build deep relationships with our customers, accelerating and enabling their end-to-end IoT solution creation and deployment, powered by both Microsoft and 3rd-party / open-source technologies.
The right candidate understands the importance of good time management, understands how to set realistic expectations with the customer and can quickly assess the capabilities required for either the customer or partner involved in creating the solution.
Experiences Required : Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge :
Requirements : Education, Experience, and Knowledge :
Strong technical and pre-sales expertise, covering some of these areas :
Technical Solution Leader
trying, failing and learning from the experience; sharing practices and knowledge for others’ benefit required.
Personal Attributes and Competencies :