Sales Business Development - Azure & Azure Stack HCI - APAC
Microsoft
Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
3d ago

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The Device Partner Sales (DPS) plays a critical role in achieving this mission. We ignite Windows to empower the world & build and sell intelligent edge and intelligent cloud devices and solutions with partners.

This includes OEMs, device distribution channels, original design manufacturers, strategic reseller, and Silicon providers.

We work closely with our device ecosystem and internal business groups to enable partners to deliver amazing innovative experiences powered by Windows.

The opportunities created in DPS are expansive because we span the entire product lifecycle from incubation, prototyping, and portfolio planning to the design-in, sell-in, and sell-through motions that help our partners touch consumers, students, and businesses.

As a member of our team, you’ll be part of growing a multi-billion-dollar business, charting new areas of innovation, and contributing to our partnership engagements that build and launch devices and solutions worldwide.

You will also be part of a people-first culture that supports a growth mindset, equality, and inclusion. If that appeals to you, it’s an exciting time to be here in DPS.

The regional sales teams within DPS, Device Partner Solution Sales (DPSS), mission is to maximize the intelligent edge and intelligent cloud opportunity with device builders and device channel partners.

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Responsibilities

As Enterprises, Small Medium Business and Commercial Customers seek to optimize their IT infrastructure investments across On Premise and Cloud, Microsoft is the leading Hybrid providers with Azure Stack HCI, a new hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) operating system delivered as an Azure service that provides the latest security, performance, and feature updates.

Deployed and runs Windows and Linux virtual machines (VMs) in customer datacenters or at the edge using existing tools, processes, and skill sets.

The hyper-converged infrastructure enables customers to modernize and extend their datacenters to the cloud with Azure Backup, Azure Monitor, and Azure Security Center.

The Device Partner Solutions Sales Specialist (OEM Azure & AzSHCI) is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the DPSS organization focused on OEM solutions sales and partner enablement in driving sales through our joint GTM and co-sell motions to bring existing and new commercial customers onto the Azure Stack HCI platform.

A key part of this role is to help realize the company’s key strategic focus to increas adoption of Azure in our Enterprise and SMB customers, as well as continuing to scale our core Windows Server revenue in support of the DPSS Windows Server OEM and Channel Partners.

In role you will cover your region / sub region territories to enable scale through the DPSS Partner co-sell, enabling the partner sales teams to sell the core AzSHCI plaform and Azure services, and through targeted co-sell initatives profile cusutomers to prospect effectively identifying new Azure Stack HCI opportunities in public, private sectors, industry verticals or solutions targeted at meeting their business requireemnts and leading to accelerate adoption.

To achieve this, you will need to partner with the regional DPS Partner Channel Executives , DPSS Region Leads, Category and GTM teams and the Commercial Sales And Marketing organsization to generate the co-sell pipeline of qualifiied sales opportuniites and customer deployments.

You will lead the collaboration of the virtual team and resources across DPS / DPSS to advance the sales process and deal pipeline to achieve / exceed new customer acquisition targets, by building and maintaining the key partner relationships in support of the Partner co-sell focused on the managed pipeline to influence long-term strategic direction and drive partner co-sell engagements.

Aligned to the Solution Area Priorities and Industry Priority Scenarios identify the partner solutions and reference architectures that unock the opportunities in the market, and through Microsoft Customer & Partner Solutions (MCAP) create scale through repeatable solutions, refernece sales to heighten deal qualification and accelerate close rates.

With our DPS partners help customers evaluate Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, our Azure cloud platform services for their application environment, assist partners recommend solutions that meet their customer requirements, remove roadblocks to deployment and drive partner and customer satisfaction.

  • 40% focused on current and new Azure Stack HCI through partner training, sales enablement and business development activities to build up sales capability, and customer opportunity pipeline.
  • Ensure that all DPSS Azure Stack HCI Partners are skilled in their technnical know-how and solutions selling capabilties to position the Azure Stack HCI benefits to customers vs.

    the leading competitors. Build compeititive insights on how to sell Hybrid Cloud against the variuos platforms (AWS, VmWare, GCP) and the key benefits of Azure to any infrastrucutre, combined with Kubinets apps, Azure and Azure IoT.

    Partner with Category to develop and execute GTMs to scale with DPSS partners that drive Azure Stack HCI sales. Management of the hybrid pipeline, and co-sell opportunities to maximize attach as guest OS or through solutions that comprise on prem with Windows Server Datacentre Edition

  • 30% spent with DPSS Partners, identifying and surfacing new sales opportunities in partnership with the Commercial Sales Teams (ATU / STU / GBB) aligned to their customer’s business strategy.
  • Identify partner solutions and reference architectures that unock the opportunities in partnership with and Area Leadership (Azure & Infra BG) to scale through Microsoft Customer & Partner Solutions (MCAP) building repeatable solutions, refernece customer sales to heighten deal qualification and accelerate close rates.

    You will work with partners and others at Microsoft, as well as use our core tools, targeted account lists to identify and engage prioritized customers.

  • 20% spent on developing Challengr Sales techniques to bring ideas to customers, show how Azure Stack HCI can transform our customers’ businesses and convince customers to act now.
  • You will achieve this by positioning DPSS Partners + Microsoft’s technical leadership to become a trusted advisor and drive migration and innovation solutions.

    You will work with a team of Microsoft experts and partners to lead presentations, demonstrations and architecture design sessions with the objective of driving rapid adoption of Azure Stack HCI.

    Importantly, this adoption will need to result in tangible business outcomes to ensure customers continue to grow their Azure Stack HCI footprint into the future.

  • 10% of your time will be spent on investing in your own skills to remain top of your game. You will stay sharp, attaining and maintaining required certifications.
  • You will be recognized for sharing, learning and driving individual work that all result in business impact for customers, partners and within Microsoft.

    We encourage thought leadership and leadership from every employee and we encourage all our employees to continuously maintain and enhance their technical, sales, professional skills and competitive readiness.

    Profession.

  • Experience. 5-7 years’ experience selling cloud and server business solutions to enterprise customers with a focus on application and infrastructure technologies required.
  • Business Development. Skilled at developing and selling with and through partners to meet sales goals.
  • Account Management. Effective territory / account management : planning, opportunity qualification and creation, stakeholder and executive communication, needs analysis, value engineering, services / partner engagement, opportunity management, pipeline management, large dollar licensing and deal negotiation required.
  • Executive Presence. Experience and expertise selling to senior business decision makers by aligning & reinforcing the value of the solution to the customer’s overall business pain and / or strategic opportunities and decision criteria.
  • Problem Solver. Ability to solve customer problems through cloud technologies required.
  • Business Value. Able to utilize Microsoft and Partner sales tools to demonstrate customer value of Azure Stack HCI
  • Collaborative. Orchestrate and influence virtual teams to pursue sales opportunities and lead v-teams through influence.
  • Technical

  • Azure Hybrid Specialist Windows Server Hybrid and Windows Server On Premises understanding
  • Azure Platform. Understanding of Microsoft Azure Cloud platform with emphasis on Azure Infrastructure solutions including IaaS and PaaS based environments, and Azure based application management and governance required
  • Technical Dialog. Lead technical sessions making use of whiteboards or other resources to drive solution discussions leveraging published solution architectures for common infrastructure implementations required
  • Technical Demonstration. Ability to demonstrate Windows Server Hybrid solutions leveraging pre-packaged demo environments and live demos showcasing relevant Azure Stack HCI solutions required
  • Experience leading large Windows Server Hybrid engagements, especially those involving Infrastructure migration and application modernization projects preferred
  • Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of enterprise software solutions and cloud and datacenter infrastructure competitor landscape including AWS and GCP
  • Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs
  • Azure Fundamentals, Azure Admin Associate and / or Architect required
  • Education

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a similar information technology-related discipline, MBA preferred, or equivalent experience

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