Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud provides a global, trusted and hybrid cloud platform for rapidly expanding cloud workloads. Those workloads increasingly require elements that exist outside the hyper-scale Intelligent Cloud boundary in the Intelligent Edge. Notable among these hybrid cloud elements is Azure Stack, Data Box, Edge Gateway, and future to be released components. Core cloud services are available in the Intelligent Edge from Azure Stack, and elements of compute, storage, and networking services are expanding into the Intelligent Edge. Our customers are evolving their cloud strategies embracing the Intelligent Edge and expect Microsoft to help them define and execute those strategies. Do you have what it takes to lead in this unprecedented transformation? Are you excited about an opportunity to drive a key part of a worldwide enterprise field building on our wildly successful products and compelling new emerging Intelligent Edge services and their technical sales and success communities? Are you a strong technical leader, interested in driving a global business and working on the front lines with the worldwide field and product groups to scale our existing businesses and incubate new ideas every day? If so, the Intelligent Cloud Business CTO team is the place for you! This is your chance to be part of a growing global team on the leading edge transforming Microsoft's computing platforms. The Intelligent Cloud team is currently recruiting a Worldwide Technical Lead with a passion for customers and technology to focus on our Intelligent Edge related products and cloud services. This is a global role operating as part of the Intelligent Cloud Business Office of the CTO supporting cross segment technical sales and customer success activity to drive Microsoft's cloud transformation forward. This technical leadership role has a high product engineering team focus and is an opportunity to drive customer-centered impact on our strategy both in the near & long term. **Responsibilities** **Primary Responsibilities:** + Be the senior technical field resource for Intelligent Edge related products and services including Azure Stack + Lead the Microsoft Intelligent Edge technical field community + Lead advanced workload focused Global Black Belt seller technical communities + Own the relationship between Sales and Engineering focused on the Intelligent Edge + Identify key blockers & drive transformation in our technical sales and success for Intelligent Edge related services + Remove technical field roadblocks - including direct involvement in strategic opportunities in the field + Work with the Microsoft field sales and success teams on technical escalations to accelerate consumption + Aid in architecting solutions in a complex solution environment + Present to customers - from CIOs, to BDMs, to corporate leaders **Qualifications** **Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:** Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a deep technical leadership role and: + Passion and appreciation for the unique needs of Intelligent Edge products and cloud services + Strong understanding of Azure technology, including deep understanding of related open source projects and Azure and other competitive cloud service offerings. + Experience with one or more competitive platforms like AWS or GCP + Strong understanding cloud computing technologies, emerging trends and related technology + Practical knowledge of building high scale, low latency, high security solutions across many workloads + Insatiable desire to be a leader in Microsoft's Cloud transformation + Unyielding passion to compete and win + Able to articulate pros & cons of design/architecture decisions across a wide spectrum of factors + Able to successfully coach and mentor a broad constituency of technical sellers, consultants, partners + Able to distill widely variant feedback into root cause issues and provide actionable feedback to other stakeholders Occasional U.S. and International travel will be needed 10% of the time for specific events and customer activities. Position is located on our Redmond campus, but for the right candidate we are open to other locations. Deep engagement with the rest of the Intelligent Cloud CTO Team and Readiness Team, Product Teams, Field Sales and Success Teams, Sales Leads, Compete Leads, and Business Strategy Leads, Worldwide Readiness and other Redmond-based groups is required. 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. 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