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Microsoft Corporation Digital Solution Area Specialists - Data and AI - Belgian market in Dublin, Ireland

Digital Enterprise Sales, empowers our customers through the unique value of the Microsoft Cloud by building a globally-led, digital-first scale organization aligned with partners. As part of our local subsidiaries or Digital Sales centers around the world, you will engage a dedicated set of enterprise customers to identify and achieve their business objectives through best-in-class digital engagement and partner co-selling. You will also have an opportunity to work collaboratively across teams while living our shared Enterprise and Digital Sales Culture priorities: Diversity and Inclusivity, Wellbeing, Sustainability, and Customer Obsession. If you have a passion for driving digital-first solutions and delivering customer satisfaction, we invite you to learn more about Enterprise Digital Sales and the value we bring to our customers, partners, and one another, every day.

The Digital Enterprise Sales team drives growth for Microsoft by helping customers realize the value of the Microsoft Cloud. Powered by a world-class connected sales and marketing platform, this team leverages marketing insights to reach customers when and where they want to engage digitally to help solve their business problems. We’re powered by the latest innovations in Microsoft Azure to engage with customers, collaborate across our global teams, and acquire and retain new business for Microsoft.

As an Enterprise Digital Specialist within Digital Enterprise Sales, you will work with our most important customers within our enterprise organization. You will drive the day-to-day execution of Microsoft's strategic business priorities – selling best-in-class cloud services and platforms to our managed customers and building digital transformation momentum for our customers, partners, and Microsoft.

This role is flexible in that you can work up to 50% from home.

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.


  • Customer First Mindset - Engage with and enable our customers and key decision-makers, delivering a connected customer engagement experience and driving customer satisfaction, through digital sales excellence, empowered by world-class data, marketing systems and platforms.

  • Be the key trusted advisor and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy and adopt Microsoft Azure solutions by winning the customers’ technical decision for consumption projects and usage scenarios through tailored messaging, technical discussions, and aligning the appropriate solutions partners, programs and resources to guide them in decision making and consumption plans.

  • Collaborates with Digital Specialists, extended sales team, partners to conduct business analysis (e.g., whitespace analysis, identify industry trends) to pursue high-potential customers and develop a target list of potential business. Elevate team capabilities and focus on working smarter and more effectively. Prioritizing time with customers and partners, leveraging tools and processes to run and grow the business and build a stronger team.

  • Lead technical demonstrations of Azure solutions to explain and prove the capabilities of Microsoft Azure relative to the customers business and technical objectives. Collaborates with account teams, partners, or services to track, qualify, and expand new opportunities. Collaborates with other teams (e.g., account teams) and services to build pipeline. Interfaces with customers and builds relationships via social selling. Applies Microsoft's sales to determine the quality of the opportunity and whether to proceed.

  • Engages in conversations with customers to introduce how other workloads could enable digital transformation areas that is aligned with the customer's industry and turns opportunities into deals. Has a deep understanding of customers' business and its priorities to drive conversations with customers on digital transformation across multiple solution areas, in collaboration with partners and services. Creates guiding examples of digital transformation through seminars, workshops, Webinars, and direct engagement.

  • Build relationships with leadership and field stakeholders to enable team success across internal and external stakeholders. Collaborates with account teams (e.g., Account Executives) to identify and engage senior business subject matter decision makers at the customer's/partner's business and maximize scale through partners; work with technical specialist/CSA to secure commitment.

  • Applies the orchestration model to proactively drive deal closure by identifying and aligning internal stakeholders and leveraging and expanding relationships with partners, creating demand leading with industry use cases.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with technology-related sales or account management experience

  • OR Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field AND strong technology-related sales or account management experience.

  • Fluent in Flemish

  • French preferred

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (e.g., MBA), Information Technology, or related field

Subject matter expertise in any of the following is preferred:

  • SQL including OSS (Postgres, MySQL etc), Azure SQL

  • NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc), Cosmos DB

  • Big Data including SQL DW, Snowflake, Big Query, Redshift

  • Advanced Analytics including Azure Data Bricks, visualization tools as PowerBI, Tableau

  • Data Governance

  • Data Engineering

  • Data Science

  • Machine Learning including Azure ML, ML Server

  • Artificial Intelligence including BOT framework, Cognitive Services, Cognitive Search

  • Expertise in data estate workloads like HDInsight, Hadoop, Cloudera, Spark, Python

  • Competitive Landscape - Knowledge of cloud development platforms.

  • Partners - Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations ( .