Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bellevue


Do you want to help Microsoft continue to transform its selling processes through the strategic usage of data and insights? Are you able to work strategically to help translate business questions into business intelligence projects and outputs, while also driving operational and delivery excellence? This position plays a critical function in helping Microsoft improve and evolve is commercial sales by partnering with both field and corporate stakeholders to meet their business goals through smart application of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing solutions. We deliver the insight needed to accelerate our performance and drive transformation.
Within Microsoft, WW Marketing & Operations (WW M&O) has an important mission: "We drive cross-company insight and execution excellence, bringing strategy and priorities to life - enabling GSMO to deliver business impact at scale." We are guided by a strong set of operating principles:
We enable speed & agility by simplifying the complex
We bring an informed perspective
We take an objective “one Microsoft” view
We listen to and advocate the voice of the field
We architect frameworks to land locally with global scale
We deliver impact through influence & collaboration across groups
Within WW M&O, the Sales BI Team is chartered with delivering consistent, reliable and accurate insights that enable GSMO to meet its goals. This involves close partnership across the commercial buisiness to define the standardized views, metrics and data needed and to ensure these are delivered in the right format to drive the intended improvements to our operations. This involves a deep understanding of the business processes and underlying information to ensure appropriate, high quality and effective solutions are built and adopted. Additionally, this team provides thought-leadership to mature Microsoft’s usage of BI as a key enabler to growth and productivity. We believe that powerful insights have a powerful impact on GSMO!

We are seeking a BI professional to insights across our solution areas (modern workplace, business applications, applications & infrastructure and data & AI) and across our commercial priorities (customer adds, consumption, compete, pipeline, annuity, etc.) to help drive and inform business strategy and operations. This role will act as a “single point of contact” for Sales BI delivery, focused on a core commercial priority and will design a strategy, roadmap and engagement model to help meet segment needs while maintaining alignment with standards and the “single version of the truth.” The Sales BI Lead will partner with Field Leaders, Commercial Leadership, Discipline and Priority Owners, ROB process owners and others to understand and align needs and then work both hands-on and in partnership with various teams to create actionable insights that address these needs. 
This person must be adept at understanding business strategy, process and roles and creating actionable Business Intelligence deliverables that will drive the business forward. It is imperative that the candidate can manage teams, a BI portfolio of programs and build relationships across multiple teams that engage a diverse cross-section of resources, including analysts, business architects, corporate and field leaders, IT engineering and external vendors. This person will additionally partner across GSMO to help drive a single view of Enterprise sales operations data and to integrate other critical data to progress our mission of providing a “360 view” for our sellers and management. The Sales BI Lead will help drive simplification, standardization and adoption of corporate reporting solutions and help to evolve our corporate tools to enable the field. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a successful track record of cross sector, cross segment collaboration, at the exec level (GM and above), aligning standards and often resolving issues that span organizations. An ideal candidate will also be able and willing to directly deliver various BI solutions and should be comfortable working in Power BI and Excel.

About the company

At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more — and we empower our employees the same way.

Everyone who works here has the power to build on. Those two little words show the way we think. They’re a challenge to go beyond what’s thought possible, and they’re how we help billions of people use technology to get more out of each day.

We build on the work of others and invite them to build onto ours, always striving for ways to make great ideas even better.

What can you build on?

Here at Microsoft, you’ll build on your curiosity, your passions and your drive to make a difference.

You’ll have access to world-class tools, some of the industry’s brightest minds and a nearly infinite range of opportunities across a truly global organization. You’ll have the opportunity to build on the company’s wide-ranging accomplishments to do something even more incredible.

You’ll have the freedom to collaborate, explore, set your own rules and take your career wherever you want it to go.

Feel the inspiration that comes from working with wildly talented people and the rush that comes from doing work that makes a lasting impact. Recent projects like HoloLens provide just a glimpse of the remarkable things we will accomplish.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Come build on Microsoft’s far-reaching momentum. Build on your career. Build on what we do and how we do it.

Specialties: Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Entertainment Products, Hardware, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Servers, Windows Operating System, Windows Applications & Platforms, Smartphones, Cloud Computing

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