Sr. MTC Technical Architect – Big Data & AI

The Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) is a state-of-the-art facility with a vision to empower digital transformation and business outcomes for strategic customers through immersive experiences and deep technical cross solution engagements​. At MTC in Bengaluru, we are looking for an individual who brings in deep technical expertise in the area of ‘Big Data & AI’ who can help customers move to agile, cloud-based solutions (powered by Azure).


As a Sr. MTC Technical Architect, you will:

Inspire CxOs and Technical and Business Decision Makers on what they could achieve by using the right set of innovative technology

You will lead technical briefings, workshops, architecture design sessions, proofs, and pilots to explain, demonstrate, and prove to our largest customers the capabilities of Microsoft's products and services, and how we can make their businesses more successful.
You will lead to clear technical, competitive and security blockers to accelerate Azure Data & AI sales and customer usage.
You will help win over the technical decision at customers for sales opportunities and usage scenarios, through tailoring your message, bringing ideas to customers, engaging with them to show our technology differentiation, and guiding them in decision making.
You will work with partners and others at Microsoft, as well as use our core tools, social connection tools, and AI driven data to extend your reach and the reach of your team, focusing on satisfying important customer needs

Influence strategic deals through the delivery of high-impact MTC experiences

Explain, demonstrate, and prove in-depth what Microsoft’s products and services can do and how to enable and manage them for our strategic and enterprise customers.
Help address outstanding technical issues and to drive the customer’s solution and the sales opportunity toward a successful conclusion.
Influence technical decision within opportunities to accelerate the win of complex solutions on our Platform integrated in the environment of the customer


Consummate Professional

Experience. 15+ years of related experience in Solution Architecture, technical pre-sales and/or technical consulting roles preferred.
Industry Certifications/accreditations in ‘Architecting & Designing large Scale Big Data Solutions’ (Azure and/or AWS) is a must 
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.

This position requires deep technical expertise, particularly as a hands-on-architect, as well as possess breadth of experience in the following areas:

Cloud technologies (with a focus on Managed Database), leveraging the Microsoft Cloud Platform (Azure) or experience with Amazon Web Services/GCP
Big Data: Architecting & Designing cloud-based solutions with depth expertise on BCP
AI/ML: Good hold on Data Science Lifecyle with hands-on expertise with Python. Deep implementation expertise with Azure ML Services will be an added advantage
Hands-on development experience: with Data Warehouses, Big Data (Hadoop Ecosystem technologies) and open source databases.
Broad awareness in data domain that includes
A deeper understanding of Microsoft’s Big Data and Advanced Analytics suite is essential
Experience Implementing identity, encryption, and security frameworks in view of data repositories

The successful candidate will also:

Have demonstrated experience and competency in customer facilitation and collaboration
Superior presentation skills and experience engaging with senior level executives
Can communicate complex concepts in a simple, business value context
Be a self-starter who takes ownership of opportunities; works independently, manages multiple simultaneous projects, and deals well with ambiguity and last-minute changes
Have the ability and passion necessary to maintain technical excellence with emerging technologies, including competitive technologies, while continuing to manage customer opportunities
A commitment to customer and partner satisfaction, including internal customers, strong listening, communication and presentation skills, and the ability to thrive in a competitive team environment
Must have a proven record of delivering business value
Bengaluru, KA, IN