} Are you ready to seize an opportunity to work with Microsoft's
most established and innovative DOD
customers, advising and supporting their Mission
, Operational Capabilities
and IT Executive Leaders
with the planning and realization of key transformation initiatives?
you got a track record of employing strong business and architectural skills, orchestrating the creation and delivery of innovative solutions that generate and accelerate actual business value?
} Do you have a passion for Microsoft's
technology & solutions, and are you ready to help us accelerate our own transformation towards a Cloud
} If so, the Enterprise Architect
position, within Microsoft's Enterprise Strategy Services
, is a unique, career opportunity for you!
. Microsoft Services
is a key part of Microsoft's
strategy to deliver devices and services that empower people around the world at home, work and on the go. More
than 20,000 strong, we are a diverse organization including business leaders, technical architects, engineers, consultants, and support professionals serving customers in 191 countries and 46 languages. As we help our customers drive more of their workloads to the cloud, our ability to provide quality delivery in a way that will move us beyond simply a post-sale, product-centric engine to a unified approach providing the right resource during the right phase of a customer's consumption lifecycle is critical.
The mission of Enterprise Strategy Services
, part of Microsoft Services
, is to work with Microsoft's
largest DOD Enterprise
commands and agencies to help them accelerate towards their mission and IT operational goals, maximize the value from their Microsoft
technology investments, and unleash innovation for their organization and their employees.
The backbone of our organization, Enterprise Architects
provide industry-proven business and architectural advice, combined with technology expertise from Microsoft's
worldwide network, to accelerate the definition, delivery and adoption of outcome-based solutions that help clients achieve their strategic objectives.
IT sponsorship, they develop relationships with key DOD Senior Executives
to help them translate mission and operational needs into actionable strategy:
? By assessing the customer's current state, mission and operational goals and challenges, capabilities and existing IT investments, in particular in Microsoft
? By leading the planning and prioritization of strategic IT initiatives with customer sponsorship,
? By orchestrating and overseeing the realization of these initiatives and of their benefits and value.
, they are in constant interaction with the Account Team
dedicated to their customer, and work closely with other Architects
, and other experts to advance strategic initiatives and contribute to optimize our value proposition.
Our Enterprise Architects
know their customer's mission, objectives and operational requirements they operate in, and what Microsoft
can bring to the table to the benefit of the customer.
They also share a common set of characteristics that drive innovation and value for our customers:
presence and domain or business acumen to win the hearts and minds of IT and Senior Executives
to generate trust, build alliances across the organization, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams to the benefit of customers
awareness to adapt and solve challenges from a business and technology perspective
to balance strategic thinking with pragmatic operational delivery
, curiosity, desire to constantly improve, acquire new skills and drive for results
The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both Mission
and IT strategy, a principled approach to broader architectural challenges and opportunities, and a strong grasp of operational, technology and solutions, as well as strong leadership
and people skills.
for this high-visibility, high-impact role include:
, Social Science
), and/or equivalent experience
? 15+ years of professional experience, of which at least 8-10 years related IT consulting and/or DOD
experience and understanding of the technology industry and some other industries (e.g. DOD
, Federal Government
, Public Sector
), acquired in a consulting role and/or managing technology-enabled operational change or related activities
record of delivering value from IT at an Senior Executive
or Senior Officer
level, bringing the benefits of technology to solve strategic and tactical issues while also managing costs, risk and resources
to understand the needs of non-technical customers, to conceptualize, launch and deliver technology-enabled operational transformation projects
qualities and ability to coordinate physical and virtual resources and initiatives
interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills, good listener, ability to provide a trusted voice at the decision-making table and be an advocate of Microsoft's
vision and value proposition
practical knowledge and experience developing Enterprise Architectures
based on industry standard & recognized models (DoDAF
understanding of interoperability issues and the strengths and weaknesses of platforms and products, and able to provide a trusted voice at the decision-making table
understanding of Microsoft's
offerings and experience with the implementation/adoption of key solutions and services such as Azure
, Business Analytics
skills including Enterprise Architecture
, IT Portfolio Lifecycle Optimization
, Organizational Design
and Change Management
, IT Governance
and leading virtual teams and collaborating across large, matrixed organizations
is an integral expectation of this position as the needs of our customers and our business demand. This position location is flexible.
? U.S. Citizen
- Current DOD
security clearance or ability to pass a DOD
security clearance background checks
To learn more about Microsoft Enterprise Strategy Services
, visit Microsoft
If you find this opportunity to be compelling and can demonstrate your ability to excel as an Enterprise Architect
, we are eager to explore the possibilities with you!
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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