Microsoft Corporation AI Architect in Other, Sweden

Data & AI CTO Global Solution Architect

The Position

The Microsoft Services Data & AI CTO is looking for a Global Solutions Architect who has a mix of advanced technology, customer and strategic business acumen. This role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect solutions by mapping common customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions to be implemented worldwide by a well-trained Services delivery organization.

The Team

The Data & AI CTO team is responsible for supporting the Data & AI Sales and Delivery organization by driving presales, global strategies, technical readiness and quality. The Data & AI CTO is geographically distributed worldwide. It is chartered to function in close interaction with product engineering and collaborate with services sales teams to drive solution adoption.

Primary Focus

This position focuses on presales for advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. For this to be successful the focus is on understanding the business challenges our customers face and combining this with broad and deep knowledge about Advanced Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Platform, Business Intelligence, and Data Visualization.


Key Traits for Success

Business development: Brings extensive expertise to bear on business development opportunities and opportunity discovery. Contributes to thought leadership within and across both their local Microsoft business and more broadly across other Microsoft businesses.

Leadership: Communicates vision, business and technical direction & workgroup commitments. Plays a vital part in business strategy by providing internal practice management risk assessment. Contributes to organizational change management for accelerating adoption of solution sales and industrialized solution delivery capabilities.

Required Expertise

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in Data & AI architecture and technology leadership

  • Demonstrated business and technical architecture skills

  • Advanced technical solution selling and customer management skills

  • Deep expertise with selling and implementing Data solutions

  • Experience with developing and executing plans with field sales organizations

  • Travel is an integral part of this position and can be as high as 50% as is demanded by the needs of our customers and our business

  • Candidates must be fluent in English (spoken and written)

  • This position location is flexible within Europe

Hands-on technical skills in the following areas is a pre:

  • AI & Machine Learning: Apache Spark, TensorFlow, CNTK, others

  • Big Data stack: Apache Spark, Hadoop, others

  • Data warehouse / DBMS:

  • Relational (MS SQL, Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, SAP HANA, others)

  • NoSQL (Cosmos DB, MongoDB, others)

  • Languages: Python, R, F#, C#


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