Digital Advisor - Federal (Poly) - CTJ at Microsoft (Washington DC)

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Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.
The Microsoft Federal organization was established to address the unique mission, legal/regulatory requirements, and procurement rules and processes of the United States Government (USG). Microsoft Federal is committed to ensuring its resources - including appropriately qualified, experienced, and certified personnel (with necessary security clearances or otherwise) are available as needed to meet USG evolving needs. To that end, Microsoft embraces, as a mission-critical philosophy, flexibility in the recruiting, hiring, and workforce assignment of Microsoft Federal personnel. Microsoft Federal personnel can expect to serve in various roles in the Microsoft Federal organization during the course of their career to meet evolving USG needs, regardless of segment - Civilian, Defense, or intelligence community.
For decades, local, state, and federal organizations have invested in technology to incrementally improve how they educate, protect and serve their citizens. In the Digital Era, organizations use technology to optimize operations for efficiency, engage customers with better experiences, empower employees to make decisions, and transform services that governments and institutions provide to their citizens. To meet the needs in the next decade, institutions need to establish an organizational structure with a digital culture at its core, a digital platform, and a digital approach to innovation.
Microsoft Digital Advisors bring expertise, commitment and resources to drive a program of change to build an organization's digital capabilities. They guide organizations as they reimagine and transform citizen engagements, employee experiences, business models and operations. Microsoft Digital Advisors work with customer teams to guide organizations through their digital journey. As the team designs, it refines ideas, identifies dependencies, and eliminates roadblocks. The team continuously delivers innovation as this process, supported by the customer's digital culture and platform, goes from its first success to an embedded, systematic approach that delivers the value of the Digital Era.
Digital Advisors bring their expertise, as well as Microsoft's vast resources, experience and innovation, to empower organizations to reach their digital aspirations. The Digital Advisor is a key Enterprise Services role in demand generation through partnership with Account teams.
Are you ready to seize an opportunity to work with Microsoft's most established customers, advising and supporting their executives with the planning and realization of key initiatives? Are you focused on creating value with digital technologies? If so, the Digital Advisor position, within Microsoft's Digital Advisory Services, is a unique career opportunity for you! The focus of the Digital Advisor role is to Dream, Design & Deliver Digital Transformation (DT), bringing innovative ideas, leveraging the Microsoft Platform and showcasing the unique role that Microsoft can play.ResponsibilitiesDigital Advisory Services
Our Digital Advisors know their customer's mission, the industry in which they operate, and how Microsoft can help them drive their digital transformation. The broad scope of responsibility for this role requires a solid understanding of both mission and technology strategy, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities. Digital Advisors also share a common set of characteristics - including executive presence, creativity, strong leadership and exceptional people skills.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to guide customers as they re-imagine and embark on their end-to-end digital transformation journey. You will have the opportunity to influence and shape the future business landscape, create real business value and drive innovation and business change. The focus of the Digital Advisor role is to Dream, Design & Deliver Digital Transformation, bringing innovative ideas, leveraging the Microsoft Platform and showcasing the unique role that Microsoft can play.
Digital Advisors 's must have a proven track record and multi-year history of successfully driving major, enterprise-wide Programs of Change. Expertise with Mission/Enterprise Architecture concepts and the ability to analyze and influence alignment between mission and IT, leading C-level/SES-level discussions that communicate the value of change and transformational architectures to mission stakeholders.
Business Strategy, Planning & Architecture
Diagnosis of client's mission state (current or future) incl. strategy, mission fulfillment, products/services, customers, competitors, organization, and culture.
Develop recommendations to support proposed changes and new technologies, calculate/plan mission value of the proposed changes - specify an approach to develop, define content, and measure results.
Advisory Services
Has a well-established system for analyzing technology in an IT service/solution portfolio, with years of presentations to SES / Director / Deputy Director about their portfolio and its alignment with mission strategy. Consulted organizations about deploying Digital Transformation practices utilizing leading Industry Architecture and business models, including TOGAF and Zachman, Technology Solutions & Services portfolio assessment, Solution architecture, Technical planning & architecture.
Relationship & Stakeholder Management
Influence senior level decision makers in agencies and organization(s), regularly consulted by top government decision makers and non-government executives. Have a robust multi-year history of pinpointing technology needs concerning mission execution and requirements, presenting it to -senior military, government, and non-government decision-makers to describe the impact and value of Digital Transformation to support the strategy of the agency.
Business Change Implementation & Management
Multi-year history of successfully driving major, enterprise-wide programs of change. Lead enterprise-wide projects or programs, specifying initial assessment of needs, project/program organization, roles & resources, process used to design, plan and execute and results achieved.Qualifications Qualifications
Required/Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business or related field AND 8+ years technical consulting, consultative selling, or related technical work
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience developing architecture strategies, blueprints, and road-maps.
  • 1+ years of Digital Transformation experience.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
Additional or Preferred Qualifications:
Successful Digital Advisors possess a shared common set of characteristics and bring the experience that will drive innovation and customer value leveraging the following:
  • Proven, successful work experience in the U.S. Intelligence Community (viewed as SME and a thought leader) and/or proven, successful work experience in an external services consulting & advisory position with Public Sector customers, particularly Department of Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian.
  • Broad understanding of current and emerging Digital Solutions, and experience managing technology-enabled business change.
  • Executive presence, including the ability to hold senior decision-maker level discussions, and possesses exceptional executive-level interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to generate trust, build alliances, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams to the benefit of customers.
  • Situational awareness to adapt and solve challenges from a mission and technology perspective.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with practical operational execution and delivery, including the coordination of relevant resources.
  • Empathy, curiosity, and desire to continually improve, acquire new skills and drive for results.
  • Consistent record of delivering mission/stakeholder value, by bringing the benefits of technology to transform the mission of the customer.
  • Ability to conceptualize, launch and plan the delivery of digital-enabled mission-change projects.
  • Passion for technology, mission-enablement, industry trends and, most specifically, the Customer.
  • Ability to become an advocate for Microsoft's vision and value proposition.
  • A recognized innovator with strong storytelling abilities to inspire a growth mindset for the teams and the customers.
Top Secret Poly Clearance:
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Polygraph.
A bility to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.
US Citizenship:
The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.
Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual basis.
Candidates selected for this position must comply with Federal Executive Order 14042 mandating that federal contractors and subcontractors receive the COVID-19 vaccine by being fully vaccinated before their date of hire, or work with Microsoft to receive an approved religious or medical accommodation.
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 .
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
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