Microsoft Corporation Consultant - CTJ in Chicago, Illinois
Are you ready to seize an opportunity to build leading edge technology solutions and to deploy into production with real world impact? Do you thrive by mentoring and leading by example? Would you love to help us accelerate the transformation towards digital organizations? Are you ready for the opportunity to change the world one application at a time?
If so, the Apps Consultant position in the Microsoft Services Organization is for you!
At Microsoft, we share knowledge, experiences, and resources to help each other achieve our career goals and grow both professionally and personally. We seek out people from diverse backgrounds who exhibit passion, technical competence, and experience in services delivery with complex projects or environments. Experience in this role will provide great opportunities to interact with pre-release versions, collaborate with product development teams and improve future versions of Microsoft products as a subject matter expert. Together, we can help billions of people around the globe using digital technology to achieve amazing things.
As Apps Consultants, we are responsible for the end to end app development lifecycle providing guidance, assistance, and technical leadership to development teams that are deploying solutions using the latest development tools and methodologies. We work together with experienced developers to ensure customers have the skills to develop, deploy and maintain their solution. The Consultant role will give you the chance to be the trusted advisor to our customer developers, architects, and key decision makers. You won't be executing projects on your own, you will have the entire Microsoft technical ecosystem behind you and supporting you.
As an Apps Consultant, you will:
Be part of a thriving developer practice that's constantly looking for ways to improve our customers' experience, software development goals and use of cloud technology
Write code on projects that solve customers' most difficult business problems
Work with customers to identify business requirements
Architect and implement innovative solutions using the most recent technologies
Continually learn and grow professionally
Take a leadership role on projects
Mentor other Consultants to share your knowledge and experience
Deep technical and architectural knowledge of at least 3 of the following areas and broad understanding across the Microsoft development toolset:
Application Lifecycle Management (e.g. Agile, SCRUM, TFS)
Development projects targeting a variety of form factors (e.g. Mobile, IoT, HoloLens)
Cloud technologies (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
OSS/Container technology (e.g. Docker, Kuberetes)
Solution Architecture (e.g. SOA, enterprise architectures)
.NET technologies up to the latest version (e.g. WCF, WF, MVC)
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Secret Clearance. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.
Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.
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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .
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