Cloud Consultant Microsoft

Get a front-row seat to the newest products and latest innovations in the tech industry. You’ll be responsible for bringing cutting-edge technologies to a nationwide audience.

Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <p><strong>What We Do:</strong></p> <p>We calm the confusion of IT by guiding the connection between people and technology. If a customer is looking for a better way to manage their warehouse inventory, equip their workforce, or secure their data, we make it happen. All it takes is finding the right combination of tech hardware, software, cloud solutions, and support services. That&rsquo;s what we do. We&rsquo;re the IT Department&rsquo;s IT Department.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Who We Are:</strong></p> <p>Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes Connection unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong></p> <p>You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career at Connection&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness&nbsp;and Volunteer Time Off days.</p> <br /><br /><br />The Microsoft Cloud Consultant advises customers on the adoption of Microsoft Cloud Solutions and drives consumption of cloud licensing. The Consultant provides cloud technology advice and support to Sales and customers. The Consultant leverages&nbsp;Azure, O365, EMS &amp; Dynamics knowledge&nbsp;to effectively advise customers on how to achieve the best business outcomes through licensing and services. In addition, they advise customers on when and how to move workloads to the Cloud. The&nbsp;Consultant&nbsp;creates a customer blueprint for consumption and&nbsp;effectively delivers a well-prepared presentation outlining the best Microsoft solutions per the customer's business needs. The Consultant helps with sizing and architecting Microsoft cloud workloads.
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Understands customers' overall applications portfolio, IT and business priorities, and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions using IaaS, PaaS, DevOps &amp; Advanced Application integration.</li> <li>Ability to engage in meaningful discussions with clients and link their requirements to Connection&rsquo;s cloud solution services.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to manage client-facing meetings where you lead the solution discovery conversation.</li> <li>Engage with Connection&rsquo;s solution sales teams and clients as a key daily function</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Technical proficiency in and learning attitude toward Azure technologies</li> <li>Advanced Microsoft Office skills to include creating presentations, creating documents in Word to include advanced formatting, creating spreadsheets to include the use of macros</li> <li>Working knowledge of sales strategies including upselling with proven success in a goal-driven environment</li> <li>Adept at proactively finding business opportunities within existing customer base.</li> <li>Analytical with ability to draw conclusions from data, systematic and rational</li> <li>Conceptual with ability to conceive mentally, formulate ideas, use imagination to achieve results</li> </ul>