Digital has increased the speed, and changed the way, in which companies build and reinvent themselves. To remain relevant in the next decade, companies need to establish organizational structure with a digital culture at its core, a digital platform, and a digital approach to innovation.
Microsoft Digital Architects bring expertise, commitment and resources to help large enterprise organizations to envision, design, land and drive a Digital Transformation (DT) program of change.
They guide organizations as they reimagine and transform customer engagements, employee experiences, business models and operations.
Microsoft Digital Architects work with customer teams to envision their desired future state, consider economic value impact, assess alternative ideas and prioritize them in a solid and actionable roadmap.
During a continuous & iterative process, the roadmap ideas / initiatives are refined and landed based on Microsoft’s technologies & solutions.
The team continuously delivers innovation, as this process goes from its first success to an embedded systematic approach that captures the value of the Digital Era.
Digital Architects guide organizations to envision, create and land aspirational digital transformation roadmaps. Merging modern technologies with industry knowledge.
The Digital Architect is a Key Enterprise Services role in demand generation within Areas through partnership with Account teams.
The focus of the Digital Architect role is to Envision, Design & Deliver Digital Transformation, bringing innovative ideas, leveraging the Microsoft Cloud Platform and showcasing the unique role that Microsoft can play.
Key accountabilities include :
Influence the mindset of customers and account teams by challenging the status quo and bringing innovative ideas that showcase Microsoft’s unique value proposition to our customers’ businesses.
Instigate the Digital Transformation (DT) program of change with customers to build their digital business, resulting in commitment from customers to proceed with the plan.
Demonstrate how the vision becomes a reality when all relevant Microsoft resources and technologies are brought to bear.
Design the DT program of change and its three elements digital culture, digital platform, and digital approach.
Change Leadership and Adoption
Bring their expertise, as well as the full potential of Microsoft to reach the customer’s digital aspirations. Provides experience and leadership capabilities to ensure a proper digital transformation governance model to lead the change, ensure business value is created, deliverables are met, and a DT program of change is creating continuous innovation capability within the customer, leading to ongoing commitment and consumption of our cloud services.
Be an Enterprise Services Role Model
Strong Leadership of the Digital Advisor Community. Establish themselves in the marketplace and internally as a thought leader and trusted advisor to executives and account teams.
Instigate shift from deal-by-deal approach, towards initiation of a DT program of change, where Microsoft, our partners and customers jointly pursue continuous business innovation to evolve market perception of Microsoft as a digital partner of choice.
Generates a diverse and inclusive workgroup environment, demonstrating cross group collaboration.
Ability to merge modern technologies with transformational initiatives
Digital Architects-Advisors have a solid technical background so as to merge modern cloud capabilities into DT program of change initiatives.
They understand technology trends and they can pitch the value of modern digital technologies in CxO level discussions.
Our Digital Architects know their customer’s business, the markets in which they operate, and how Microsoft can help them drive their digital aspirations.
The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology, change management and a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities.
They also share a common set of characteristics such as strong leadership and people skills - and bring the experience that drive innovation and customer value :
Good knowledge of automation (BPA / RPA) and key business processes in major industries (including but not limited to : Manufacturing, FSI, Retail, Government etc).
Be able to articulate on more targeted topics including scenarios like smart buildings, BCP (Business Continuity Plans), workstyle persona analysis etc Understanding key security and compliance aspects of modern workplace (use of personal devices vs corporate devices, remote work from anywhere, use of corporate resources in a compliance way etc)
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.