Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud solutions and services.
To this end, Microsoft is investing in Technical Specialist for SAP on Azure that will help the largest and most important companies in the world across all industries successfully adopt Microsoft Cloud solution and services.
We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Technical Specialist for drive SAP solution on the Microsoft Azure Platform in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft field in the enterprise accounts segment of our business.
This is a customer facing role, owning the overall technical relationship of the customers for SAP on Azure solutions.
You will own the Azure infrastructure technical customer engagements providing SAP subject matter expertise including architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and / or pilots.
The ideal candidate will have experience either a direct customer / customer facing SAP Architecture role(s) and demonstrable success leading deep technical SAP focused infrastructure architecture discussions with senior executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers to drive core SAP solutions and migrations.
Key responsibilities include :
Your knowledge will be enhanced and shared by participating in internal Microsoft technical communities and in the broader industry through events, blogs, whitepapers, training and articles for your domain.
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.
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Experiences Required : Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge :
Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution / projects. required
Strong Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management, etc.)
e. SAP landscape sizing, deployment, transport management, optimizing features, system performance.5+ years’ experience as a SAP Basis Architect, NetWeaver architecture and SAP Hands on in SAP performance investigations throughout the complete stack of SAP application, DBMS, OS and infrastructure to be able to trace, capture, diagnose and isolate complex multifactorial performance problems 5+ years of experience in SAP Basis : OS / DB Migration, SAP Sizing, SAP HA / DR Design, SAP Operational Best Practices, SAP version upgrades3+ years’ experience in RDBMS : deep knowledge including performance query analysis, sizing, HA / DR and storage / disk design of SAP HANA and at least 1-2 of the following : SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, MaxDB3+ years’ experience Hyper-Visor / Cloud / Networking : Able to design, deploy and troubleshoot solutions based on the following : Azure or AW0053Working knowledge of SUSE or RedHat for SAP with preferred experience in SCP with Cloud Foundry5+ years proficient operational experience with Linux operating systems (Suse / RHEL required).
Experience in configuring packages, monitoring, and security for LinuxKnowledge of Network Architecture and standards for large enterprise deployments (Cisco SAFE / Zoning models) and operation understanding security frameworks specific to IT Standards (PCI / PII / SOX / ETC)Storage technologies and testing specific to enterprise storage requirements (SAN / NAS / Object / Block)Monitoring tool proficiency (OMS, Solution Manager, Zenoss, Zabbix, Tivoli)Very good understanding / experience on multiple SAP products including S / 4 HANA and understanding of SAP roadmapDemonstrated ability to size SAP landscape deployments, monitoring and management of these environmentsTroubleshooting experience specific to network connectivity, storage performance, operating systems optimizationAble to produce technical documentation consistent with Reference Architecture principlesPresentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management and developers) Knowledge of cloud platforms, able to articulate value proposition of MS technologies over competition (like AWS, GCP, Virtustream, Hana Enterprise Cloud etc.
preferred Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs preferred
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field preferred SAP Hana Certification / Migration specialist certification preferred