MICROSOFT NIGERIA INTERNSHIP & EXP. JOB RECRUITMENT (4 POSITIONS)

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Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. 

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
1) Job Title: Software Engineer – Africa Development Center
Job number: 750141
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Detailed Description
  • Imagine this: you finally finish writing that code. Now comes the tedious part – setting up the testing environment with the latest versions of all the tools you need. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have this easily available to you?
  • Millions of our enterprise customers and software vendors deal with this every month. It slows down their progress and makes their lives a little less fun. They cannot easily re-test their code as new security updates for Windows come out every month.
  • What if you could help solve this painful, recurring problem for customers around the globe? We’re building a Cloud service that uses intelligence to tackle this important problem. We want people like you to build this service from zero to world-class maturity.
  • We believe in being experimental, learning constantly, being scrappy while bringing order to disorder, helping each other as humans and professionals to be our best possible selves. We believe great ideas come from a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and cognitive styles. We actively create an environment where everyone’s ideas can be heard and can contribute toward a much better end result. We live and breathe Microsoft’s mission to empower every single person and organization on the planet to achieve more.
  • If you’re interested, apply to come join our team!
Responsibilities
This job might be for you if:
  • You’re intrapreneurial and love being a founding member of teams
  • You love to roll up your sleeves and solve problems
  • You are excited about open source projects
  • You love making and testing prototypes with real customers
  • You get excited about solving real problems that impact a large number of lives
  • You’re optimistic that we can help traditional industries with their digital transformation with cool new tech
Qualifications
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or 1+ experience building online services and data solutions
  • You have experience with:
    • Object-oriented languages like Java/C#
    • Web technologies like Javascript
    • Scripting languages like Python/Powershell
    • Working with Big Data.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
2) Job Title: Specialist
Job number: 742344
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Detailed Description
  • 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.
  • Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.
  • Are you insatiably curious? Do you embrace uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly from your mistakes? Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from working together? Do you stand in awe of what humans dare to achieve, and are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve more through technology and innovation? Are you ready to join the team that is at the leading edge of Innovation at Microsoft?
  • As a Specialist, you will be a senior solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization working with our most important customers. You will lead a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to advance the sales process and achieve/exceed solution sales and usage/consumption targets for related workloads in your assigned accounts. You will help customers evaluate their applications, recommend solutions that meet their requirements, remove roadblocks to deployment and drive customer satisfaction.
  • The reinvention of business process represents a bold bet for Microsoft in accelerating our growth in commercial cloud services. The mission of Dynamics 365 is to help our customer digitally transform their businesses to drive new sources of revenue, create new and engaging ways to serve their customers, and to transform the way in which their business runs to drive new levels of profitability for their organization.
  • The Dynamics 365 Specialist is an accomplished sales leader with a proven track record of driving complex digital transformation using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions in large enterprise accounts that have the highest potential and strategic value. The Dynamics 365 Specialist leverages advanced business transformation skills honed at management consultancies and their extensive network of C-level customer and industry relationships to consistently exceed quota with multimillion-dollar wins. The Dynamics 365 Specialist uses their leadership status in industry, professional groups, LinkedIn network, and extended team to create shared visions, influence key stakeholders and lead virtual teams to drive transformation.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain customer account plans for all the accounts in your designated territory which includes white space analysis, current customer solution and technology footprint/landscape, customer pains, competitive landscape, and industry trends.
  • Develop deep trusted adviser relationships with Business Decision Makers by actively understanding customer business pains, requirements, strategic growth objectives, industry trends and providing business-value-outcome-based solutions
  • Develop, maintain, and document comprehensive business plans resulting from joint customer planning and discovery workshops which address customer strategic priorities for digital transformation
  • Discover, assess, evaluate, and challenge strategic customer objectives by translating them into digital transformation opportunities that leverage Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (ERP)
  • Create and drive demand for qualified digital transformation opportunities in our enterprise accounts that can benefit from running their business on Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (ERP)
  • Address key change scenarios with quantifiable business value outcomes and justification
  • Develop and lead account strategy in the sophisticated and complex business environments of our enterprise accounts
  • Be a disciplined operator by maintaining a rolling pipeline, keeping it current and in accurate stages. Leverage marketing, inside sales, partners and your relationship network to build pipeline
  • Support and leverage all sales promotions, sales events and sales strategies to close opportunities
  • Develop, drive, manage and lead a discipled opportunity execution plan with a diverse pursuit team of experts, SMEs, pre-sales resources and partners geographically dispersed and virtual both internal and external to Microsoft including our Global Systems Integrator partners
  • Create compelling business value outcome backed proposals, negotiate terms and contracts with successful close.
  • Own and deliver on revenue targets for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations for your territory/accounts.
Qualifications
  • Solution sales for CRM and ERP or similar business applications
  • Selling software-as-a-service or cloud-based CRM and ERP business applications to enterprise customers.
  • Digital transformation management consulting experience with leading international firms
  • Developing demand for multimillion-dollar digital transformation opportunities in Large enterprise accounts
  • Developing and leading account strategy and opportunity execution plans in complex business environments in large enterprise account targets
  • Driving and leading sales processes across account planning, opportunity planning, deal negotiation, customer decision frameworks, evaluation plans and engaging in sophisticated business case discussions.
  • Carrying and exceeding sales quotas by driving and closing enterprise deals
  • Proposal preparation, negotiating terms and contracts for large multi-million-dollar digital transformation opportunities
  • Senior level pursuit leadership varied experience in selling CRM business applications with a strong track record of new account development, territory building and quota performance
  • Assessing strategic customer objectives, digital transformation opportunity discovery, key improvement scenarios, and an ability to measure and present incremental and new economic value
  • Leading, partnering and orchestrating with virtual teams of experts, SMEs composed of industry, engineering, solution, technical, licensing and legal team members
  • Disciplined operator with demonstrated accuracy in forecasting business and maintaining CRM pipeline hygiene
  • Certification and / or deep experience in business value selling.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
3) Job Title: Sales Specialist – Azure

Job number: 745404
Locations: Nairobi – Kenya, Pakistan, Lagos – Nigeria
Travel 25-50 %
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Detailed Description

  • Microsoft is empowering every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more. We have set ourselves three bold ambitions: create more personal computing, reinvent productivity and business processes and build the intelligent cloud. 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 have identified the need to hire a dynamic Azure Sales Specialist / Sales Lead to help drive incremental growth on Azure and drive the orchestration through resource engagement for these selected accounts to make sure we are driving the potential.

Responsibilities

  • Engage top Enterprise Delivery accounts to drive delivery opportunities
  • Orchestrate the V-Team and resource engagement for these accounts to increase pipeline and ACR (Based on growth plan)
  • Engagement with V-Team composed of the existing account Team, Services, (Account Delivery Executive, Technical Account Manager, Delivery Management Manager), OCP HQ Architect Team (Swarming resources, Program and alignment with Enterprise or HQ resoiurces and corp team, BG and Partner specialist).
  • Engage with customer directly from Business Development Management level to senior executive level.
  • Own the rhythm and preparation.
  • Will be accoutable for 85% of the ACR adoption and growth of new pipeline accross all KIBO (Enterprise, high profile) accounts.

Qualifications

  • Min 5 years technical skills on Azure L200.
  • 5 years experience in Enterprise Customer Accounts
  • Ability to engage with senior – C- Level execs.
  • Success-driven, works well in a diverse team and enjoy a dynamic and changing environment
  • Passion for cloud technologies and changing the world
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance and achieving goals
  • Takes initiative to independently grow technical knowledge.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
4) Job Title: Software Engineering Intern

Job number 720502
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Internship
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor

Details

  • Software engineers at Microsoft are passionate about building technologies that make the world a better place. At Microsoft, you will collaborate with others to solve problems and build some of the world’s most advanced services and devices. Your efforts on the design, development, and testing of next-generation applications will have an impact on millions of people.
  • Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Software Engineering intern roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered for an internship position, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student majoring in an applicable field.
  • Due to nature of the Intern Program we are currently prioritizing applications from students with a final graduation date in 2021. Nevertheless candidates graduating in 2022 and beyond may apply as well.

Responsibilities

  • Software engineers (SWEs) collaborate with a committed team to design, develop and test the next generation of technology solutions for millions of people
  • Software engineers (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Program Managers as they consider user needs and product requirements.  You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions. 
  • As a SWE, you are dedicated to building software to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field with at least one semester/quarter/term remaining after internship. 
  • A year or two of experience programming in C++, Java or other computer programming languages preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of algorithms, data structures and other systems architecture factors that affect code quality, performance and customer experience 
  • Some experience building software outside of the classroom environment like an internship, hackathon, research project or related experience preferred
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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. 
  • We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
  • If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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