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Microsoft Nigeria Internship & Exp Recruitment 2022 (12 Positions)

Apply for the ongoing Microsoft Nigeria Internship & Exp Recruitment 2022. See the 12 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. Microsoft Nigeria is seeking the services of graduate interns to fill the vacant internship positions in their organization. Microsoft Nigeria Internship

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

At Microsoft, our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Technical Sales Specialist – Cloud Endpoint

Location: Lagos

Qualifications

  • Throughout your career you have gathered significant hands-on industry knowledge and experience in areas such as Unified Endpoint Management, Information Security, Identity & Management solutions, IT Infrastructure Architecture, and Virtualization solutions.
  • You have relevant hands-on technical sales or consulting experience with products like Windows 10, Surface, Office 365, Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM), Intune, Azure Active Directory, Desktop Virtualization, WVD, or other related or competitive products.
  • Strong customer facing and relationship building skills, coupled with your listening and questions-based selling skills help you see the “big picture” and develop innovative solutions to your customer’s challenges
  • You will be able to quickly achieve a Microsoft Certified designation or similar technical certification.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

2.) Technology Specialist – Compliance

Location: Lagos

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field AND 3+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field AND 4+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience OR 6+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience OR equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of technical pre-sales, technical consulting, or related experience OR equivalent experience
  • 4+ years experience with cloud and hybrid, or on premises infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, industry standards, and/or technology management
  • Microsoft Technology & Industry Equivalent Certification:
    • CISA, CISM, CIPP, CIPM, CIPT, CRISC, CCEP or GRCP
    • Microsoft SC-400 Certification
  • Deep expertise within the areas of information protection, data risk mitigation, and privacy management.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3.) Solution Area Specialist – Modern Work

Location: Lagos

Qualifications

  • BS / BA Degree is required
  • 5-7 years of cloud solutions, consulting services, or technical selling experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales Execution: Skilled in leading BDM outside of traditional ITDM conversations with high-potential customers, building pipeline and developing and presenting solutions that meet customer requirements & strategy, and leading deal execution through closure.
  • Employee Experience: Experience with selling CRM/ERP or similar software-as-a-service, cloud-based business applications. Has deep understanding of all or part of the challenges and opportunities in an emerging category and can envision solutions mapped with business value to address customer persona business needs and pains.
  • Business Value Selling: Skilled in building economic justification of Modern Work solutions, assessing business opportunities and needs, and validating business value analysis with customers to drive intention to buy
  • Scaling and Collaboration: Skilled in identifying, leveraging, and coordinating a holistic, collaborative, and participative approach with internal stakeholders, including Global Partner Solutions, Telco Operators and Partners across solutions areas to scale business results.
  • Technical Expertise: Skilled in understanding Modern Work solutions and products, developing strategies to share best practices across subsidiaries, collaborating with Global Black Belts (GBBs) and other stakeholders on compete scenarios and providing insights on future product trends and sales blockers.
  • Sales Excellence: Skilled in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on business planning, leading forecast, account, and territory plan discussions to drive intentional selling in high propensity accounts.
  • Deliver Results and Model Microsoft Values: Skilled in identifying Customers’ operational needs and building account plans accordingly. Partnering and collaborating with internal/external stakeholders on related deliverables and work streams; Models compliance to Microsoft values and shows empathy and compassion.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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4.) Solution Area Manager – Modern Work

Location: Lagos

Qualifications
Required / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience
  • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field AND 6+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • 9+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience:
    • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or related field AND 8+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience
    • OR Master’s Degree in Business Administration (i.e., MBA), Information Technology, or related field AND 5+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.
  • 6+ years of solution or services sales experience.
  • 3+ years of people management experience.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5.) Technology Specialist – Modern Work Teams

Location: Lagos

Qualifications
Required / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
  • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field and 4+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
  • OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
  • OR equivalent experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting, or related experience
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • 4+ year(s) experience with cloud and hybrid, or on premises infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, industry standards, and/or technology management.
  • Certification in relevant technologies or disciplines (e.g., Office 365, Power BI, Azure Architect and Development exams, Cloud Platform Technologies, Information Security, Architecture).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

6.) Solution Area Specialist – Azure Infrastructure

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities
Scale Customer Engagements:

  • Engages with and reaches out to customers proactively and independently.
  • Uses knowledge of customer context, solution or portfolio expertise, and technical and industry knowledge to build credibility with customers.
  • Leads and ensures technical wins for core and adjacent technologies by leading technical discussions with customers and establishing rules of engagement (e.g., role boundaries, handoff strategies) for extended teams, leveraging knowledge of processes (e.g., Managed Service Provider [MSP], Managed Certified Professional [MCP]), tools, and programs (e.g., FastTrack, End Customer Investment Funds [ECIFs]). Searches for customer references to use in engagements.
  • Leverages foundational knowledge of resources (e.g., roles, Microsoft Technology Center [MTC] [MTC], demo sites, virtual sites) and proactively engages product teams (e.g., engineering) to remediate blockers by conveying impact.

Scale Through Partners:

  • Engages in partner sell-with scenarios by acting as liaison between the partner and team and facilitating partner resources and processes throughout the course of the project.
  • Supports partner technical capacity by identifying skill and resource gaps and providing feedback to internal teams (e.g., One Commercial Partner [OCP]).

Build Strategy:

  • Captures core competitive knowledge and delivers back to product and engineering teams to enhance team capabilities and develop compete strategies for assigned customers.
  • Provides strategic, technical, and partner input based on Microsoft capability at the account level to contribute to strategy development, leveraging partner, competitor, or open-source knowledge.
  • Works with account teams to shape strategic win plan and tailor Microsoft messaging to audience using knowledge of customer feedback, specific Microsoft solutions, and their context in a competitive landscape.

Solution Design and Proof:

  • Demonstrates and oversees demonstrations (e.g., architectural design sessions, and proof of concept [POC] sessions) of products, services, and integration through initial engagements. Leverages partner/customer teams as needed to prove capabilities and integration into customer environment.
  • Presents and applies architecture patterns to partners or customers and drives cross-workload support for Microsoft Solutions.
  • Applies sales methodologies (e.g., challenger sales) and coaches team in addressing customer digital transformation and leveraging insights to align new or changing technology to customer business needs.

Education:

  • Builds their own readiness plan and proactively identifies learning gaps. Grows domain knowledge and practices expertise by communicating with customers, partners, and senior colleagues to expand knowledge of architecture.
  • Demonstrates new and updated products to increase internal virtual teams’ understanding of solutions and new opportunities.
  • Monitors and responds to internal tech community posts, attends community calls, sessions, hackathons, etc., and acts as a mentor for their technology area.

Other:

  • Embody our culture and values.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology.
  • 6+ years of technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
  • 4+ year(s) experience with cloud and hybrid, or on premises infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, industry standards, and/or technology management.
  • Certification in relevant technologies or disciplines (e.g., Office 365, Power BI, Azure Architect and Development exams, Cloud Platform Technologies, Information Security, Architecture).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

7.) Security Sales Specialist

Location: Lagos

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field AND 4+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.

OR

  • 5+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.
  • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or related field AND 6+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience
  • OR Master’s Degree in Business Administration (i.e., MBA), Information Technology, or related field AND 3+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.
  • 4+ years of solution or services sales experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

8.) Azure App Innovation Specialist

Location: Lagos

Qualifications
Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Certification in the following technologies preferred: Cloud, mobile, web application development, cloud-native application architecture (i.e. containers, microservices, API management), modern software development techniques like DevOps and CI/CD toolchains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure developer services, GitHub) and container orchestration systems (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, Azure Kubernetes Service, GitHub) is required.

Professional:

  • Experienced, 10+ years of experience selling cloud services or application development services to large/global enterprise customers with a focus on cloud application development required
  • Account Management. Effective territory/account management: planning, opportunity qualification and creation, stakeholder and executive communication, needs analysis, services/partner engagement, opportunity management and pipeline management required
  • Executive Presence. Experience and expertise selling to LOB decision-makers, technical decision makers & enterprise solution architects by aligning & reinforcing the value of the solution to the customer’s overall business pain and/or strategic opportunities and decision criteria preferred
  • Problem Solver. Ability to solve customer problems through cloud technologies, specifically solutions related to cloud-native apps – containers & serverless, microservices, migration to the cloud required
  • Orchestrate and influence virtual teams to pursue sales opportunities and lead v-teams through the influence required

Technical:

  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management. Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following: required
  • Application development platforms on public clouds and/or Azure in development languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, C#, Node.JS targeting Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, public clouds or Azure.
  • Scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g. AKS, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry etc.), microservice frameworks etc.
  • Software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD toolchains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, GitHub). required
  • Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of cloud development platforms required
  • Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

9.) Microsoft Viva – Employee Experience Specialist

Location: Lagos

Qualifications

  • BSc / BA degree is required
  • 5-7 years of cloud solutions, consulting services, or technical selling experience

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales Execution: Skilled in leading BDM outside of traditional ITDM conversations with high-potential customers, building pipeline and developing and presenting solutions that meet customer requirements & strategy, and leading deal execution through closure.
  • Employee Experience: Experience with selling CRM/ERP or similar software-as-a-service, cloud-based business applications. Has deep understanding of all or part of the challenges and opportunities in an emerging category and can envision solutions mapped with business value to address customer persona business needs and pains.
  • Business Value Selling: Skilled in building economic justification of Modern Work solutions, assessing business opportunities and needs, and validating business value analysis with customers to drive intention to buy
  • Scaling and Collaboration: Skilled in identifying, leveraging, and coordinating a holistic, collaborative, and participative approach with internal stakeholders, including Global Partner Solutions, Telco Operators and Partners across solutions areas to scale business results.
  • Technical Expertise: Skilled in understanding Modern Work solutions and products, developing strategies to share best practices across subsidiaries, collaborating with Global Black Belts (GBBs) and other stakeholders on compete scenarios and providing insights on future product trends and sales blockers.
  • Sales Excellence: Skilled in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on business planning, leading forecast, account, and territory plan discussions to drive intentional selling in high propensity accounts.
  • Deliver Results and Model Microsoft Values: Skilled in identifying Customers’ operational needs and building account plans accordingly. Partnering and collaborating with internal/external stakeholders on related deliverables and work streams; Models compliance to Microsoft values and shows empathy and compassion.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

10.) Account Manager

Location: Lagos

Qualifications
Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years ISVs/ Hitech partner management, sales, business development, or partner channel development in the technology industry.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of digital transformation business drivers, cloud platforms, capabilities and solutions that generate partner growth and innovation.
  • 5-10+ years of experience in core sales experience, partner channel development, sales, business development, alliance management in the technology industry.
  • Deep strategic advisor and executive relationship management experience driving sales with partners in commercial businesses.
  • Strong experience of managing virtual teams across functions and geographies.
  • Strong influence and orchestrator skills helping align Microsoft and partner resources to drive solutions that support customer needs.
  • Inclusive and collaborative – driving teamwork and cross-team alignment.
  • Strong partner relationship management and solution development skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort.
  • Challenger mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through.
  • Experience with technology platforms and solutions with a reasonable level of technical proficiency.
  • Cloud technology backgound or education/ certifications  will be a big adavnatge.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

11.) Solution Area Specialist (Education) – Modern Work

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Expanding strategic education customer relationships to drive larger impact and targeted business growth and drive the jointly agreed customer multi-year Digital Transformation business strategy, delivering agreed outcomes while leading a virtual internal and external team aligned to key audience and stakeholders.
  • Identify decision makers and influencers to carry your short-term and long-term digital strategy forward across, including but not limited to system leadership, building/institution leader, IT decision makers, campus administrators, faculty, instructional technologists, educators, and professional development partners.
  • Disrupting the mindset of customers and sales teams by bringing innovative ideas that highlight case for change and Microsoft’s differentiated value proposition for education.
  • Delivering Education Transformation Framework narrative and leveraging it to deepen success engagements with customers.
  • Developing account engagement, consumption strategies, customer training, and change management (Professional Development) plans to support best practices and capacity building that:
    • Drive student and educator usage by focusing on strategic workloads in Microsoft 365
    • Grow usage of integrated learning solutions on the Microsoft platform
    • Grow and retain Windows 10 device share, by creating demand for experiences specific to Windows, including new device activations
  • Establishing Microsoft as a leader in education transformation and future ready skills championing Microsoft’s commitment to empower every with Career Coach, Minecraft: Education Edition, certifications, and more.
  • Support education life-long learning and future-ready skilling focus across the spectrum of our audience engagements, from high level conversations on skills/employability with leaders, to getting students excited about computer science, and empowering students to graduate with industry recognized skills and ongoing learning and certification.
  • Remaining focused on customer facing time by running a healthy and predictable business that delivers on a jointly agreed customer Digital Transformation strategy maintaining rigorous sales process compliance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field AND 6+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.
  • 7+ years of technology-related sales or account management experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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.

12.) Sales Specialist Intern

Location: Nigeria

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.
  • Strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling
  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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