2020 Technical Graduate, Reading

Microsoft · Competitive · South East England
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Microsoft’s mission is 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. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.

Our IT Services professionals are the essential link between the potential of what's possible and build trusted advisor relationships with technology vendors. Taking on a customer facing technical role, you’ll get to grips with the world’s most advanced technologies, see new products come to market and introduce cutting-edge technology solutions to our customers. We have some of the world’s biggest companies as clients. If you like the idea of developing technical solutions to help them overcome their business problems, this is the role for you.

 

Consultant

Overview

Consultants are strategists who work closely with information technology decision makers and business owners who come to Microsoft for specific and unique solutions.

Responsibilities

Our consultants evaluate, design, and implement enterprise infrastructures and IT business solutions, often working on-site to help customers deploy their solutions. This role requires a breadth of technology knowledge and the ability to implement a solution by mapping a customer's business problems to a technology solution.

Role-specific qualifications

  • Some experience with VB, C/C++/C#, ActiveX, COD/DCOM and/or XML development skills would be great but not essential.
  • Business acumen.
  • A passion for technology and working with customers.  

 

Premier Field Engineer

Overview

As a Support engineer, you will be on the front lines of our customer support efforts. You'll analyze technical software problems and develop solutions for a broad range of customers, including small development shops, independent software vendors, and Fortune 500 companies.

Responsibilities

Using your technical expertise, analytical problem-solving skills, and passion for customers, you'll take on critical situations in technically challenging circumstances. Your willingness to travel on short notice is essential.

Role-specific qualifications

  • Experience working in a large data center, IT/operations department or helpdesk.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service skills desired.
  • Professional certifications (SharePoint, Windows, MCITP, etc.) are desired.
  • Strong analysis, problem-solving and decision-making skills.  

 

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's or masters degree in computer science, computer engineering, IT, electrical engineering, management information systems, or related STEM fields (within 12 months of graduation).
  • Combining business acumen with technological experience.
  • Confidence to manage executive relationships, both internally and with customers, to create business transformation.
  • A passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Microsoft Product Certification, ITIL/similar ITSM knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

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Deadline: 25 October 2019
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