Senior FastTrack Engineer

Microsoft

Who is FastTrack for Azure?

We are a fast growing team of engineers who are obsessed with helping customers architect and migrate solutions into Azure successfully and with confidence.

We listen to customer needs and take a solution-centric approach that provides customers with engineering resources, best practices, tools and resources that drive Azure usage.

We love working direct with customers. At times this will be remote. At times it will be onsite. We also have an interest in engaging at scale be it, pod-cast, blogs, vlogs, Azure doc contributions or conferences.

We are the eyes and ears of Azure product engineering by listening to customer requirements and issues and translating those into clear, actionable product feedback.

We are lifelong learners. While we ask you bring technical skills with you, we are after people who are excited by always learning what's new then passing on that knowledge both internally and externally.

We go beyond talking to just IT. We also talk to the customer business, end users and data scientists.

We regularly work directly with the engineers developing the Azure services which gives us an unmatched environment to learn and grow.

We are a team that cares about each other and our families. While we work hard, we provide a supportive environment and an excellent work life balance.

We are the FastTrack for Azure team, and if what we do excites you then maybe you should join us!

Responsibilities

  • You MUST be a lifelong learner capable of continuously learning new technologies.
  • Directly engage with customers and partners to validate the migration of new and existing solutions, accelerate the customers project, provide knowledge and insight to build the customers confidence. Delivery will be predominately remote however we do go onsite from time-to-time.
  • Drive product improvement by capturing product related feedback that can be triaged by the relevant Product teams.
  • Contribute knowledge, IP and support to the local and global FastTrack for Azure (FTA) team.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with enterprise customers on Azure specific data solutions and migrations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with corporate customers, possess an understanding of the onboarding process and demonstrate a vision for the future of Microsoft support.
  • Ability to drive an architectural conversations.
  • Excellent customer service skills, good oral and written communication skills, proven ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations involving the most critical and politically charged customer situations; to lead projects and to motivate others.
  • Consulting and/or Delivery experience.

Experience in delivering customer outcomes using any combination of technology in two or more of the following categories:

  • Traditional Data
  • Traditional SQL on IaaS
  • Azure SQL
  • SQL Managed Instance
  • Practical hands on experience in Migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases from on-prem to Azure VMs, Azure SQL Database & Managed Instance.
  • Modern Data Warehouse
  • Azure Data Lake
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Power BI
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Stream Analytics
  • Kafka, Storm
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • HDInsight
  • Azure Databricks
  • Cognitive Services
  • Open Source and NoSQL
  • CosmosDB
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • MariaDB

The successful candidate must must be able to legally work in Australia. Having, have held, or the ability to obtain an Australian government security clearance would be advantageous but not required.

This role can be located in any city within Australia.

Microsoft Cloud Background Check:

This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com. #AzCXP

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away
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