Microsoft Nigeria Internship, Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment (9 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: Senior Software Engineer

Job Number: 853593
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Job Descriptions

  • 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.

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 experience with:

  • Object-oriented languages like Java/C#
  • Web technologies like Javascript
  • Scripting languages like Python/Powershell
  • Working with Big Data
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or 3+ years experience building online services and data solutions

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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2) Job Title: Program Manager II

Job number: 853557
Location: Lagos
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Details

  • The Microsoft device ecosystem is evolving rapidly. The natural, ambient, and context-aware experiences that the Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge enables requires a constant flow of updates to keep the edge up to date and secure. This includes frequent update of AI that powers inference at the edge and in the cloud. The Windows ecosystem is a community of a billion devices with unmatched diversity of hardware and software, competitors, form-factors, and frequent releases. Ensuring windows devices are update-to-date and secure is at the core of Windows as a Service (WaaS).  
  • As we’ve evolved our Windows Update capability for a SaaS delivery model, we’ve learned how important it is for the update experience to harmonize with our mission to empower users to be more productive. User experience and productivity is materially impacted when updates go wrong, when updates aren’t coordinated, or when updates aren’t installed in a timely manner. This is as true on PCs and Macs as it is on digital signs, security cameras, connected vehicles and other IoT device workloads. Microsoft is uniquely positioned, with our cloud and intelligence capabilities and a track record of performing software servicing and delivery at unmatched scale, and experience that disappears into the background of modern life and modern work.
  • Our teams charter is to build an Azure service aimed at our enterprise customers and partners that can drive efficiency into their app validation workloads, with intelligence and tools to manage it. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Translate customer demand signals into release priorities, and ensure business growth  
  • Engage directly with customers, ISV’s and SI’s, at the CIO/CTO level, supporting executive briefings and innovation partnerships.  
  • Discover innovation scenarios that make Azure the cloud of choice for app validation.
  • Establish adoption strategies and execution plans to drive growth  
  • Drive decisive action in partnership with other Microsoft field team and deliver results that depend on other divisions and external partners.
  • Remove customer barriers to cloud adoption around the world.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years product development engineering experience with at least 2 years as a Program Manager.
  • Detail oriented and results driven.
  • Excellent skill in authoring precision functional specifications.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and with ambiguity.
  • Technical depth in feature and cross-dependency architectures.
  • Ability to understand a range of hardware/software technologies.
  • Ability to drive clarity in chaos and organize people’s workload
  • Strong focus on engineering excellence and culture
  • Ability to work well with and articulate ideas to people: customers, developers, UX designers, executives.

Preferential experience:

  • Familiarity with fundamentals of cloud-native services, Microservice architecture and Container technologies
  • Linux and open source project experience
  • Familiarity with Live Site and DevOps best practices
  • Experience with ML/AI and statistics
  • Experience developing APIs and coding.

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3) Job Title: Account Technology Strategist

Job number: 852658
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0.25%
Profession: Technical Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Responsibilities
As an Account Technology Strategist, you’ll be acting as your customer’s virtual Chief Technology Officer, and will be expected to:

  • Utilize your knowledge of enterprise architecture and Microsoft cloud services (including the latest innovations and solutions) to create roadmaps to your customers’ desired future state.
  • Build strong relationships with Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, other technical and business decision makers, and the developer community as their trusted technology advisor.
  • Orchestrate activities across Microsoft and Partner resources to maximize business results, customer success and satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate change management leadership skills by assisting customers with new business models, process and workflow changes, and employee impact assessments as they move towards the desired future state.
  • Drive long-term growth by focusing on sustainable usage of cloud solutions that align to customer objectives and business value.
  • Share your broad technical knowledge of the Microsoft platform, our competition, and the industry with customers by sharing customer and general IT landscape insights with your Microsoft colleagues.

Account Technology Strategists are unique in their:

  • Broad knowledge of Microsoft’s enterprise platform and their ability to map relevant Microsoft technologies to customer IT and business needs and priorities.
  • Ability to build long-term trusted technology advisor relationships that result in solid, meaningful strategic technology conversations.
  • In-depth knowledge of customer technology environments.
  • Ability to ensure that customers benefit from the latest Microsoft innovations and solutions.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar information technology-related, or engineering discipline degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

Key experiences, skills, and knowledge:

  • Proven ability to learn quickly, adapt, and master new concepts and technologies to drive their adoption and usage required
  • Min 5 years Pre-Sales experience.
  • Strong Digital Transformation experience and able to drive customer conversations.
  • Business Application experience (CRM, ERP, Cloud)
  • Strong technical skills required, with enterprise architecture experience or certification preferred
  • Experience in Business Consulting or Consultative Selling, and extensive experience working within Teams preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with equally good listening skills is essential
  • Experience in Project Management preferred
  • Additional training or education in Business, Sales, or Marketing preferred

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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4) Title: Full-time Student & Recent Graduate Recruitment: Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847837
Locations: Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Morocco – Other, Other, Saudi Arabia
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Detailed Description

  • Are you insatiably curious? Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from working together? Are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve more through technology and innovation?
  • If yes – Our Graduate Experience is designed for you.
  • What’s in it for me?
    • Foundation – Microsoft is a workplace unlike any other. Our graduate experience helps new hires hit the ground running, navigate a complex global organization and position themselves for success.
    • Purpose – Our interactive program is designed to complement a graduates day-to-day role. It exposes them to senior leaders and high-level business strategy to ensure they are plugged into the bigger vision.
    • Network – Our graduate experience provides the opportunity to connect and learn from more hundreds of peers and alumni in more than 80 countries – to create professional relationships and cross-cultural experiences that are invaluable to career success.
  • And much more including global networking & mentoring opportunities and full competitive Microsoft benefits package!

Responsibilities

  • This is where ideas get transformed into technology.
  • By focusing on the technical side of things, you’ll get a first-hand look at our revolutionary business solutions, and a say in how we make good products even better. If all goes well, we may even progress with one of your ideas – an idea that could change the course of technology.
  • 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 creating technical solutions to help them overcome their business problems, this is the role for you.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing or within one year of graduation from a full-time Bachelor’s or Master´s degree
  • Education background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, Electrical Engineering, IT & Business innovation or other related fields
  • First practical experiences or internships in IT technology-related fields
  • Combining business acumen with technological experience
  • Well developed communication, presentation as well as analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for technology
  • Fluency in English and local language is required
  • Full work authorization is required.

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5) Job Title: Support Engineer (Intern) – Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847861
Locations: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey – Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Qatar – Other, Other, Oman
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship

Details

  • 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.

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 is preferred.
  • Professional certifications (SharePoint, Windows, MCITP, etc.) are desired.
  • One year of experience with VB, C/C++/C# and/or XML development skills preferred.

General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields or related fields with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.  Alternatively still registered as a student at the time of application (South Africa).
  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.  
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.  
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.  
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.  
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

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
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

6) Job Title: Technical Account Manager (Intern) – Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847861
Locations: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey – Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Qatar – Other, Other, Oman
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship

Details

  • 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.

Overview

  • A Technical account manager (TAM) is a trusted business advisor to Microsoft’s Premier Support customers.
  • By maintaining a long-term relationship with customers, you will gain a thorough understanding of the organization’s IT goals, pain points, and the IT team’s impact on overall business.
  • You will use this information to create a service delivery plan to make sure customers are finding success with Microsoft products.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide valuable on the operation and optimization of their IT infrastructure through quality Service Delivery Management.
  • If something unexpected occurs after a Premier customer has deployed a Microsoft product, you will work with Global Business Support (GBS) to manage the incident to resolution and follow up to make sure there’s either operational improvement for the customer or a product improvement underway at Microsoft.

Role-specific Qualifications

  • Confidence to manage executive relationships, both internally and with customers, to create business transformation.
  • Combining business acumen with technological experience.
  • Microsoft Product Certification, ITIL / similar ITSM knowledge is a plus.

General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields or related fields with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.  Alternatively still registered as a student at the time of application (South Africa).
  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.  
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.  
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.  
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.  
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

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
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

7) Job Title: Account Technology Strategist (Intern) – Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847861
Locations: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey – Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Qatar – Other, Other, Oman
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship

Details

  • 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.

Overview

  • The Account Technology Strategist (ATSs) are our enterprise customer’s chief architects. Acting as a chief architect offers a high profile, customer-facing role that is the primary technical face and orchestration point for enterprise customers.
  • Successful ATS’ have a strong, proven IT background and demonstrated knowledge with a broad range of Microsoft solutions and technologies.
  • As an ATS you must relish the opportunity to build and maintain trusted advisor relationships with technical leads at some of America’s largest organizations including CIOs, CTOs, Enterprise Architects, and IT Directors.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for developing the account technology vision and strategy to support the overall business objectives for Microsoft and customers.
  • The ATS works closely with the Account Executive, Customer Support, Technical Sales, and Business Development sales disciplines to ensure all new sales are well scoped to achieve sustainable business results.
  • ATS’ champion their customer success across varying Microsoft solutions, technologies, and channel partners often within multiple accounts. The role includes coordinating and guiding both the customer and Microsoft enterprise account teams on all technical domains.

Role-specific Qualifications

  • Confidence to manage executive relationships, both internally and with customers, to create business transformation.
  • Combining business acumen with technological experience.
  • Microsoft Product Certification, ITIL / similar ITSM knowledge is a plus.

General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields or related fields with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship. Alternatively, still registered as a student at the time of application (South Africa).
  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.  
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.  
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.  
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.  
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

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
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

8) Job Title: Technical Specialist (Intern) – Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847861
Locations: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey – Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Qatar – Other, Other, Oman
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship

Details

  • 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.

Overview

  • Technical Specialist (TS) drive the technical motions within sales driving specific solution area revenue and market share.
  • Based on the tremendous opportunity of digital transformation across every individual and organization, we focus our broad portfolio of assets and go-to-market efforts across four key solution areas: Modern Workplace, Business Applications, Apps & Infrastructure, and Data & AI.

Responsibilities

  • As a TS, you work alongside Business Development and Solutions Architect teams who source, generate and qualify opportunities within the sales lifecycle. TSs enable, manage, and implement, cutting edge and legacy technologies in large enterprises.

Role-specific Qualifications

  • Confidence to manage executive relationships, both internally and with customers, to create business transformation.
  • Combining business acumen with technological experience.
  • Microsoft Product Certification, ITIL / similar ITSM knowledge is a plus.

General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields or related fields with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship. Alternatively, still registered as a student at the time of application (South Africa).
  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.  
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.  
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.  
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.  
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

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
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

9) Job Title: Consultant (Intern) – Customer Facing Technologies

Job number: 847861
Locations: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey – Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa – Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Other, Other, Qatar – Other, Other, Oman
Travel: None
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship

Details

  • 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.

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

  • One or two years of experience with VB, C/C++/C#, ActiveX, COD/DCOM and/or XML development skills preferred.
  • A background in business, preferably a Fortune 500 company or a systems technology consultant.
  • A passion for technology and working with customers.

General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or master’s Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields or related fields with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.  Alternatively still registered as a student at the time of application (South Africa).
  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.

We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.  
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.  
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.  
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.  
  • Passion for Technology: you’re deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

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
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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