Senior Cloud Sales Specialist

Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted 21 days ago
Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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As our new Azure Infrastructure Specialist, you will be a senior solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization working with our most important customers. You will lead a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to advance the sales process to achieve solution sales and Azure Infrastructure consumption targets in your portfolio of accounts.

 

You will become an Azure and Datacenter Infrastructure subject matter expert and build and maintain relationships with customers, influencing long-term strategic direction and act as a trusted advisor driving engagement at the CXO level with technology decision makers. You will help customers evaluate their cloud strategy, determine approaches to application and data migration and modernization, and recommend solutions that meet their requirements. You will also remove roadblocks to deployment and drive customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities
  • 40% of your time will be spent with customers identifying and surfacing new engagements that align with the customer’s business strategy. You will work with partners and others at Microsoft, as well as use our core tools and targeted account lists to identify and engage prioritized customers
  • 40% of your time will be spent on being the key technical leader, trusted advisor and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy and adopt Microsoft Azure and Datacenter Infrastructure solutions. You will win the customers’ technical decision for sales opportunities and usage scenarios through tailored messaging, engaging with them to show our technology differentiation, and guiding them in decision making. You will lead presentations and solution demonstrations to explain and prove to our largest customers the capabilities of Microsoft Hybrid Datacenter and Infrastructure solutions, and how we can make their businesses more successful
  • 20% of your time will be spent on influencing the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Hybrid Datacenter go-to-market strategies by providing feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering on current and future product requirements and sales blockers. You will be recognized for sharing, learning and driving work that results in business impact for customers, partners and Microsoft
Qualifications
  • Proven experience selling business solutions to large/global enterprise customers with a focus on application and infrastructure technologies 
  • Effective territory/account management ability from planning, opportunity qualification and creation, stakeholder and executive communication, needs analysis, value engineering, services/partner engagement, opportunity management, pipeline management to large dollar licensing and deal negotiation
  • Ability to articulate and present the business value of Microsoft's solutions and have a firm understanding of Microsoft's strategies and products relative to major Microsoft competitors Experience leading large cloud engagements, especially those involving Infrastructure modernization and migration
  • Knowledge of enterprise software solutions and cloud and datacenter infrastructure competitor landscape 
  • Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs 

 

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. 

 

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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