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Microsoft Pre-Sales Azure Design Architect

Nigel Frank International US St. Louis Full-Time
$110,000.00 - $125,000.00 / year
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Job Title:

Microsoft Azure Pre-Sales Design Architect

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: St. Louis, MO (MUST be local)

Salary: $110,000-120,000 base with EXCELLENT bonus incentives (OTE $140,000-150,000)

Start: ASAP

Travel: Minimal, Short distance, day trips to local clients in the region as needed

The Microsoft Pre-Sales Architect provides pre-sales support of product offerings and solution designs to local/regional clients. The person in this role must be able to assess customer needs and tailor customized solutions to fit business needs. The right candidate must be well versed in all market offerings in the identified area of expertise in order to fully meet customer expectations. Additionally, this position requires the ability to justify costs related to design, implementation and training.

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience working in a pre-sales, client-facing role

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft products and services, MS Azure being priority

  • Ability to discuss, architect and manage pre-sales activities around Azure, Active Directory, Office 365, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Exchange, System Center and Teams

  • Has participated in multiple Microsoft infrastructure projects by consulting, implementing or migrating.

  • 5+ years' experience deploying Microsoft infrastructure software.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft's entire infrastructure stack, including messaging and collaboration products and Exchange Unified Messaging.


  • Consults and prepares on design, support, and management of recommended solutions

  • Prepares Microsoft technical designs using manufacturer design tools

  • Analyzes customer needs, issues and interests to formulate a strategy that will achieve business objectives

  • Provides live demonstrations for customers and sales teams

  • Strives to ensure a high market share of products and services by providing direction and information on the products and related services to customers and National Account Managers

  • Provides direction and consults to customers towards resolution of complaints for pre-sale issues

  • Keeps current on industry changes, participates when possible in organizations directly involved with SME products and services, and continually works to improve sales techniques and sales knowledge

  • Keeps advised on company policies, procedures, and objectives, clarifying them with a Manager when questions arise; is always prepared to accurately discuss these policies with our customers

  • Works directly with key customer personnel to identify, establish, and communicate key performance indicators needed to meet customer requirements

  • Assures tactical and strategic delivery of services to the enterprise in a timely, accurate, and reliable manner

  • Creates, reviews and/or evaluates technical business scopes of work

  • Develops and maintains solution ROI and TCO models

Candidates must live locally and be able to travel to nearby client sites as needed.

Bonus potential - $30-40K

Please send your resume to URL blocked - click to apply / Phone number blocked - click to apply (ext. 1203) for additional information and immediate consideration.

Nigel Frank International is the global leader for Microsoft Azure recruitment, advertising more Microsoft Azure jobs than any other agency. We work with both Microsoft Partners & End Users throughout North America. By specializing solely in placing candidates in the Microsoft Azure market, we've built relationships with the key employers across the nation and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities are.

We understand the need for discretion and would welcome the opportunity to speak to any Azure candidates that are considering a new career or job either now or in the future. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed.

Please call or email URL blocked - click to apply / Phone number blocked - click to apply for additional information about the Azure market and available Azure job opportunities in your area.

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Nigel Frank International Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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