Premier Field Engineer

  • Company:
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

Platform
PFE
Microsoft Services – Latin America
What do you think of when you hear Microsoft?
We think of passion, we think of inspiration, we think of
collaboration, we think of innovation, and it is our employees who make this
happen. At Microsoft we are changing the way the world works and plays while
making a difference in the lives of millions by bringing best and the brightest
minds together.
Are you interested in helping customers to achieve more? Are
you passionate about technology? Do you like complex challenges?
If you love to be continuously learning something new, and
it makes your day when customers and colleagues thank you for your help, this
may be THE career opportunity for you.
Responsibilities
Role Description
You will be accountable for providing onsite and remote technical support solutions for our customers, while ensuring satisfaction with Microsoft software and solutions.
You will lead in-depth technology discussions articulating the business value of Microsoft solutions. You will drive support-consulting engagements, write technical communications and work effectively with our partners and customers to help make their solutions successful.
Your main focus will be to provide technical knowledge for Azure architecture and Windows Server in Enterprise environments – all supported versions, complex deployments (5000+ users; typically, hundreds of servers).
Your day to day job will be about providing both technical expertise (either on your own or by involving your colleagues) and being an excellent communicator and a service oriented professional.
You will also participate in training sessions, and internal technical events as they become available.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications Include:
Technical proficiency in and learning attitude toward:
Large enterprise Windows Server infrastructure design and deployment, client/server, networking, and Internet technologies fundamentals.
Deep experience on large and very complex Active Directory infrastructures, including (but not limited) the understanding of the following topics works:
Kerberos / FSMO Roles / AD database Replication / SYSVOL / Group Policy
TCP/IP and other protocols including use of troubleshooting tools – scripting, resource kit diagnostic tools and packet sniffers andor NetMon.
Troubleshooting at the expert level within large network environments.
NLB, MS Cluster Server/Multi-vendor Cluster and SAN implementations
Windows Client/Desktop operating system solutions: (Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 Enterprise solutions)
Powershell programming for administering purposes.
MCSA certification (Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 or Windows 10) and/or Microsoft Specialist in MS Azure are preferred.
Customer service skills, team work, problem-solving skills, good presentation skills, capacity to deal with challenging situations and ability to operate in a flexible team environment with minimal supervision.
Communication Skills – Fluent spoken and written English and Portuguese (including technical writing).
5+ years of relevant experience in systems engineering, software support or IT consulting with Microsoft products in large environments.
The role requires strong personal organization and time management.
Candidates must possess current passport or be able to obtain passport within 30 days of hire.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent’s experience is preferred.
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*This position will require onsite presence with customers, flexible working hours and may require travels.
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.
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