Microsoft Nigeria: Enterprise Development Architect Job

Microsoft, the world’s leader in computer & IT devices and accessories, looking for highly skilled and qualified candidates to fill the under listed position:

REF NO: 777719

Playing a vital part in business strategy by providing internal practice management risk assessment Accountable for solution structure, risk planning, timeline, Partner solution and IP integration, service line solution and offering inclusion
Providing customer guidance during solution sales cycle
Accountable for quality of technical proposal deliverable and accountable for sign off on all project estimations
Works with Technical Quality Assurance to ensure all technical risk mitigated.
Project Manages proposal technical quality and solution integrity across all stakeholders (internal MS and partner)
Drives technical quality reviews with Microsoft stakeholders, partners and client stakeholders
Drives field enablement during deal structure, ensuring that local subsidiary at handover is confident in ability to deliver against scope in deal/proposal.
Builds archive of standard scope of work to address common requests for MCS engagements and creates a number of standard templates that can be leveraged by field sales teams
Builds standard set of estimation models to support common delivery scenarios with ability to differentiate on skill level of resources to deliver
Drive community and enablement of field sellers for commonly requested MCS engagements.
Driving operational excellence and innovation

Must have a degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience
Higher relevant education preferred
At least 10 years related IT experience.
Work experience should involve pre-sales support, risk management, technical consulting, solution design, project envisioning, planning, development, deployment, and management.
Must have a proven record of delivering business value lighthouse project environments
Some business process and people management skills or related experience required.
Role Specific Characteristics May Include.
Candidates must have a deep understanding of markets, customers and related technology; have the background to provide leadership in the practice and a demonstrated effectiveness in consulting and client management.
Candidates must have deep understanding of customer and partner business and IT environment, and have demonstrated skills in formulating and deploying technology to solve business problems.
Candidates must have industry leading breadth knowledge of subject area, and have demonstrated analysis and communication skills connecting technology and business problems.


Not later than 30th March, 2012.


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