**Location** : Dublin
**Closing Date** : 01/02/2019
**Start Date** : September 2019
Please ensure you upload your most recent up to date C.V in English to be considered from the role
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**Are you passionate about consulting clients, handcrafting unique solutions for them and advising them how to change their business models with digital transformation? Then sales is the place to be for you!**
Microsoft Sales is a global technology leader that loves helping our customers reach their highest business potential by accelerating organizational agility with connected technologies and solutions.
As a Solution Specialist you work in the pre-sales team with enterprise customers to help them understand the how-to of technologies. As you are the expert in Microsoft solutions and product portfolio with focus on Cloud technologies you help our sellers in technical discussions, design solutions and drive customer engagements through proof-of-concepts. Your goal is to prove the value proposition and benefits of the designed solution and architectures.
You will work with a wide range of systems and design any kind of solution with customers in multiple industries. Your goal is to be an advisor with deep technical knowledge. It is a role that allows you to be in the forefront and develop and work with the latest and greatest technology.
+ Penultimate year of University doing a Bachelors or Masters subject
+ First practical experiences, e.g. in selling or implementing IT solutions
+ Well developed communication, presentation as well as analytical and problem-solving skills
+ Negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
+ Passion for working for Microsoft
+ **Fluency in English and local language is required**
+ **Full work authorization is required**
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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