We’re looking to hire two individuals in the Midwest (Illiniois, Indiana and Wisconsin) for the Developer & Platform Evangelism team. See the links below to submit your resume or ping me via e-mail:
Provide pre-sales technical support services and platform evangelism to enable customers and partners to develop, deploy, and support Microsoft’s Solutions built upon the .NET Platform utilizing Visual Studio.NET and the .NET Framework. Help drive worldwide sales with deep technical expertise, effective sales and presentation skills, and superior customer focus.
Drive adoption of the platform by showing the business value and technical superiority of solutions developed using VisualStudio.NET and the .NET Framework. Provide motivation for leveraging the Windows 2000 platform and the .NET Servers (BizTalk Server 2000, Application Center 2000, Commerce Server 2000 and SQL Server 2000); organize and present the development platform at community development events and technical briefings to corporate accounts; assist with Partner and internal sales readiness; and team with Sales Representatives, Partners, Microsoft Consulting Services and Marketing to meet customer needs.
7+ years industry experience to include significant enterprise-scale systems development and architecture consulting experience to include leveraging the current and future Microsoft architectures, languages and platforms surrounding Windows DNA and .NET. Candidates should understand the Microsoft .NET strategy and associated technologies such as COM+, VB.NET, C#, VC++.NET, XML, SOAP and MSMQ; knowledgeable in strategic planning, risk analysis and business justification; significant persuasive presentations to both technical and business decision makers; strong virtual teaming abilities; exceptional leadership and customer service focus; outstanding negotiation, organizational, creative, presentation, written, and verbal communication skills; and the ability to travel on a moderate basis.
Pre-sales or strategic consulting experience; knowledge of competitive development platforms/tools and web portals; a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline; and Microsoft product certification.
Developer Technology Specialist