DevOps Architect

Microsoft - United States4.2

Full-time
Do you want to impact the future success of DevOps in Microsoft Services? Are you passionate about driving the Devops Culture ?

Are you a Technical SME with hands on experience in continuous delivery and implementing Devops solutions?

Then you are the one we are looking for to join the Services Global DevOps Enablement team accelerate the adoption of DevOps across Services.

The Services DevOps enablement is a team of DevOps specialists' expertise in a diverse and evolving set of prioritized DevOps scenarios, responsible for enabling baseline capabilities through Quality Engineering in customer delivery engagements, aligned to overall Services Strategy, enabling the domain towards DevOps goals and targets. While there are many activities, ultimate success of this team will be a measurable increase in adoption of DevOps across Services.

If this sounds great to you and can't wait to be part of this unique team please apply now!

These positions are
fully funded for the remaining of Fy19, so you will be able to fully focus
all of your energy and passion without worrying about utilization.
This is a unique opportunity for a few unique individuals, and we must
move quickly. So, if you can’t meet all the requirements
below, this isn’t for you

Move the needle !

Responsibilities
Build People Capabilities – Readiness for Domains and CDD - Prepare standard and domain specific readiness content, Support domain readiness preparation and delivery, champion DevOps culture
Customer Validation – Drive and participate in Project Pilots.
IP, Tools & Processes – Identify and develop Guidance, IP and Tools leveraging Engineering, Industry and Cross-domain practices.
Coach & Govern: Drive, land and support mandated adoption, habit and culture of the prioritized DevOps practices in domains
Strong collaboration and presentation skills at all levels
Challenge the status quo on current service offerings, think outside the box regarding creative new solutions
This position will be focused on the Apps domain
Qualifications

Required Qualifcations:
5+ years of experience in Software Testing or Development, preferably leading a test team in an Enterprise Environment.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering OR 5+ years of professional services experience.
Strong Azure and Visual Studio DevOps Experience with demonstrated practical experience
Recognized as Technical SME in DevOps with demonstrated practical experience
Able to quickly transition to full time role, ideally by Jan 2019 (Yes, this is a short lead time)
Strong collaboration and presentation skills at all levels
Able to travel domestically and internationally
Already living in the designated region, sorry no relocation.

Additional Qualifications:
Work experience should involve pre-sales support, technical consulting, solution design, project envisioning, planning, development, deployment, and management.
Strong knowledge of software development life cycle and development environments.
Depth and expert knowledge must include Microsoft technologies, industry standards and competition.
Demonstrated experience with expertise in one or more of the following technologies:

Visual Studio DevOps
Visual Studio Languages (VB, C/C#/C++)
Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Application Lifecycle Management (ALM/DevOps)

Key Success Factors:
Effective communication, facilitation and influencing skills — ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
Demonstrated excellence at presenting complex development topics to both executive and technical personnel.
Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task.
Collaborative leadership skills - exhibits willingness to engage other business partners within the organization, is innovative, creative and a team player with a solution-based approach to capture opportunities and remove barriers.
Clear Thinker - Strong decision making skills: takes proactive steps to generate results, uses data and other inputs to make decisions, owns decision, and takes accountability for work using strong organizational and analytical skills.
Provide technical mentoring, assessment and development to consultants in related technical communities.
Contribute to IP development and reuse initiatives and drive proven practices in architecture, planning, and customer relationships.
Providing customer guidance during product and services sales cycle.
Playing a vital part in business strategy by providing internal practice management risk assessment and review.
Driving successful solution deployments by ensuring proper business value and customer/partner satisfaction.
Growing the business through mentoring, talent pipeline development, and community evangelism.
Driving operational excellence and innovation.
Practical Experience in Performance/Scale testing of solutionsProven ability to solve challenging problems and deliver timely and high quality design solutions when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands, and technical risks.
Travel is an integral part of this position as are high levels of recognition and visibility. Travel can be as high as 70% as is demanded by the needs of our customers and our business and includes local and International Travel. As this position will cover a large diverse region, ability to communicate and adapt to local cultural and business practices is critical for success. The position also will provide opportunities for Pre-Sales and participation in the delivery of key engagements with a billable utilization requirement.

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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