Do you have a passion for Cloud Services? Do you love to solve problems and help improve the quality of Microsoft’s products? Are you customer obsessed and have a growth mindset? If so, this is a great opportunity for you. Microsoft Canada is looking for a Customer Engineer. In this role you will be working with customers and partners building, deploying, operating, and optimizing large complex enterprise environments. You will also be responsible for customer satisfaction, deployment, adoption, and support of enterprise Microsoft deployments.
As a Customer Engineer you will be a key, deeply technical resource for the customer, primarily focused on delivering proactive services such as education workshops, delivering assessments and providing tailored guidance to remove technical blockers for customers. Troubleshooting skills are essential as this role will include working with Microsoft Support to expedite incident resolution. The role can include a mixture of short and long-term customer engagements and can be delivered either remotely or on-premises.
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?
Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud solutions and support offerings. To this end, Microsoft invests in a dedicated Customer Success team that will help Microsoft customers successfully realize their business outcomes.
Participate in proactive account management, spot performance issues, analyze problems, develop solutions to meet customer needs, represent them.
Provides the most effective method of service delivery by analyzing trends and common themes across customers.
Create deliverables to address common customer needs & support mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, share intellectual property with others.
Engages in strategic service delivery planning, in partnership with the virtual account team (VAT), to strengthen targeted customer relationships.
Gathers customer impressions of products and services and integrates this feedback into decision making.
Seeks information about the underlying needs of customers.
Allocates and aligns resources to optimize the customer experience.
Develops and communicates realistic performance goals and standards.
Builds plans that consider potential obstacles and immediate and long-term consequences.
Demonstrates expertise in a specific solution, or several products, feature functions, or services.
Provides stakeholder assistance throughout deployment to avoid/resolve technical issues.
Seeks opportunities to drive Customer Success business results by collaborating with multiple team members.
Identifies opportunities to articulate business value and grow customer/partner relationships in alignment with Customer Success business priorities and stakeholder management principles.
Provides and drives actionable feedback across groups about the customer/partner experience and competitor threats.
Modifies existing intellectual property (IP) or, where applicable, creates new content.
Support Execution – Deliver Results through Teamwork & Optimizing Business Results
Consistently apply “lessons learned”, model personal accountability & teamwork.
Demonstrates an understanding of his or her role and contribution to customer/partner change management and adoption initiatives.
Understands customer/partner requirements and can map the adoption and optimization of Microsoft technology solutions accordingly.
Drives and Supports innovation focusing on industry solutions and customer business outcomes on the Microsoft platform.
Contribute & participate with meetings to articulate service offerings to all customers; share knowledge thru communities, adapt for customers.
Cultivates relationships, credibility, and loyalty with customers and partners intentionally by sharing relevant business expertise.
Demonstrated Self Learner.
Leadership and Growing the Business
This role is aligned to the Azure Apps and Infrastructure solution area. We are looking for experts with a strong understanding and experience in the Azure Cloud. If successful, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting edge Azure solutions, collaborate strongly with different teams and will have the opportunity to impact customer across Canada.
At least 5 years of experience with Microsoft Server products and implementation
3+ years of working experience with deployment of Azure Cloud based solutions.
Broad and depth skills on Azure Cloud Platform. Experienced in Azure Design Review and deployment, have knowledge of Azure IaaS, High Availability, Azure Virtual Machine, Clustering, service resilience and distributed systems. Candidates with Azure PaaS, Dev Ops, Azure Web Apps and Application Insights technologies will be preferable.
Knowledgeable in Azure Active Directory design, architecture, troubleshooting and implementation.
Knowledgeable in implementation, optimization and troubleshooting of Azure Networking technologies.
Ability to use trace analysis, debug skills, source code, and other proprietary tools, to analyze problems and develop solutions to meet customer needs; this may involve writing code.
Strong Technical Delivery and Customer facing presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences.
Ability to travel internationally and able to obtain a valid passport within 90 days of joining the team.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
Fluency in written and spoken English. Ability to speak French a plus.
Ability to match technical solutions with customer business requirements.
Ability to lead and motivate technical communities.
Our culture is built around 5 attributes that drive our every decision, and our every action.
Customer Obsession – We exist for and because of the customer. We need people who share that passion and constant aim to make our customer’s experiences easy, insightful and trusted – every single time without exception.
Continuous learning Mindset – We are seeking people that think differently and are biased toward action to accomplish great things.
Diverse & Inclusive – We enable people who bring a contemporary view to shape our internal teams and support new hires to feel included.
One Microsoft – We need to collaborate and learn to value the work of others, be willing to take their findings and add them to our own to make a better outcome for our customers.
Making a difference – Drive impact by looking for ways to continually improve your responsibilities and the connections between your work and others.