Understanding of competitive and open source technology enables the architect to properly assess customer solutions hosted on non-Microsoft platforms. Advanced domain knowledge in one or more vertical industry is also an asset. Senior Consultants are expected to gain and maintain effective product group relationships.
The Data Insights Senior Consultant helps customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing projects. To accomplish this, Senior Consultants must be effective in fostering executive level relationships.
They also play a key role in employing, leveraging partners and Global Delivery as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model. Senior Consultants help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW).
In some cases, the Senior Consultant will also assist in contract negotiations. Senior Consultants have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.