Account Technology Strategist Job at Microsoft – Deutschland

Major Account Technology Strategist (ATS), Process Manufacturing Industry (Lifesciences & Chemicals)

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.

The ATS is at the forefront of our digital transformation efforts for our industry focused enterprise customers. You work exclusively to dissect the process manufacturing industry of a specific customer, map industry scenarios to the technical foundation, understand and translate the customer priorities and desired outcomes, and orchestrate resources in the customer’s digital journey.

Your technical acumen and industry expertise enables the customer to do business in new disruptive ways. You drive the adoption of Microsoft Azure and industry Cloud, Modern Workplace solutions, and Microsoft Dynamics 365. You are the owner of the CIO/CTO relationship, and a dedicated virtual CTO.

This Job Will Provide You:
A forum to leverage your technical expertise and industry acumen

Authorization to make major disruptions and changes to the technical architecture to enable transformative industry solutions

An opportunity to drive your customers to do business in new and transformational ways

The chances to inspire and lead teams of deep technology experts from the customer, partner, and Microsoft

Drive trusted relationship with the customer

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for you to demonstrate deep expertise in our customer’s industry and business, knowledge of the markets in which customer operates, and Microsoft’s capability to help the customer drive their digital transformation.

You may have a track record in our customers’ industries (Life Sciences, Chemicals) and may have performed in positions such as CIO, CTO, CDO. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, and a principled approach to broad digital transformation challenges and opportunities.

You may also share a common set of characteristics, such as strong leadership and people skills, and bring the experience that drive innovation and customer value.


You will be focused on the following priorities:
Own, manage and develop the technical business relationship with the CIO/CTO of the customer

Lead the translation of the customer’s desired business outcomes into industry technical architecture

Lead the technical delivery by motivating and inspiring all technical resources involved in delivering the customer’s desired outcome.

Your specific actions will include:
Digital Transformation – disrupting the mindset of customers and sales teams by bringing innovative ideas that showcase Microsoft’s unique value proposition

Inspirational Leadership – orchestrating technical teams in order to help solidify the path to the complex, yet exciting journey. Beyond orchestration, you will display the ability to rely on the help of others and ensure there is an interest to engage

Technical Architecture Leadership – leading the design of technical architectures in the process industry (Lifesciences, Chemicals)

Technical Sales Leadership – differentiating yourself by having a strong focus on both technology and industry

Executive Presence – owning relationships with technology executives -CIO/CTO and members of their office and influencing relationships with CEO/CFO


Qualifications Required:
Experience in digital transformation roles

Experience leading technical teams

Exoerience in technical sales

Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or business administration related degree. Master’s degree preferred

Additional training or education in business, sales, or marketing preferred

Experience in business consulting or consultative selling is desired

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.

About the Company

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Company Location:  Deutschland

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