Job Description :
any visa/tax term

Senior Microsoft Presales Engineer with Azure, O365, Infrastructure

Location: Campbell CA

Duration: 6+ months

I may have to update this to include a little it more Azure requirements.
But just know that management would like a solid Microsoft Infrastructure /
O365 Architect that has experience with Azure that would make for an easy
candidate to train up.

Responsibilities and Duties

Client is seeking a Senior Microsoft Presales Engineer. This person will be
responsible for presales delivery and deal creation of Microsoft Enterprise
Solutions to our customers for implementation, integration and migration
projects. Presales engagements will include but not limited to presenting,
whiteboard sessions, defining opportunity scope, and technical proposal
creation. Potential candidates are required to have experience working
effectively with customers, vendors, account managers and project managers.
Individuals should have an established track record serving as a customer
advocate and technology advisor. Keeping up-to-date with manufacturer
study and certifications are anabsolute must.

This professional must have experience with Microsoft enterprise production
environments and be able to leverage past experiences using industry best
practices/standards to efficiently architect and implement customers
systems. The engineer will be a critical part of diverse Engineering team,
whose mission is to become a trusted advisor to our clients. Customer
focused communication is critical to success in this position including a
clear understanding of business processes and challenges. This position
is responsible for recommending cost-saving and forward-thinking solutions
through business process re-architecture and/or new technology.
Candidates should be confident in gaining access to customers future
direction and technology roadmap in order to properly pair solutions with
customers goals and expectations.

This engineer will be a recognized expert in Active Directory architecture,
Microsoft Exchange, and Systems Management, and will be required to
understand the direction and role these systems play in a cohesive
environment to provide recommendations of timelines, risks, security and
value for customer adoption. This person will also coordinate with other
engineering teams on enterprise projects such as networking and security,
enterprise storage, software development, systems integration and
virtualization to deliver wide ranging solutions.

Position Requirements and Specifications

Minimum 5 years of customer-facing presales experience
o Opportunity qualification
o Solution Overviews
o Solution Demonstrations and Whiteboarding
o Leading coordination and execution of Proof of Concepts
o Creation of written proposals and RFP responses
Minimum 5 years of experience implementing and
integratingMicrosoft solutions in a consulting capacity.
MCITP or MCSE for Windows Server, Messaging or System Management
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of design, implementation,
migration and transition to Exchange 2010/2013/2016 and Office365 from
previous versions or competitive products.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of High Availability, Business
Continuity, Message Hygiene and Disaster Recovery concepts and technologies
for Messaging solutions.
Demonstrated experience in designing storage solutions based on
best practices for Messaging solutions on NetApp, EMC or HP.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of design, implementation,
migration and transition of Windows 2003, 2008, 2012 Active Directory from
previous versions and/or competitive products.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of design, implementation,
migration and transition of System Center 2007/2010/2012.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Azure Site Recovery, Azure
Database, and Azure Operations Management.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of DHCP, DNS and WINS Management.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Active Directory Federation
Services, Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Virtualization utilizing
Hyper-Vor VMWare where related to Microsoft technologies.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Windows desktop deployment
technologies for Windows XP/7/8/10.
Demonstrated experience in scripting, utilizing PowerShell,
and/or VB.
Ability to work independently or as a team player and
mentor/motivate junior engineers.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Excellent organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, and
prioritization skills.
Ability to work with customers on setting expectations and cross
pollinate opportunities within our other portfolio offerings.