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Microsoft

Microsoft

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft Services India Global Delivery delivers end-to-end solutions by enabling accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft technologies. An organization of well over 1000+ exceptional people, MS IGD presents a great opportunity for highly skilled services professionals to make a foray into consulting, solution development and delivery roles. The ideal consultant is someone who is passionate for technology, has the breadth rather than specific product depth, and has the drive and courage to articulate and stand up for a great solution delivering true value for the client.



As a Microsoft consultant, you will deliver quality engagements with your expertise, either as an advisor, reviewer or resource in high profile projects to ensure customer value. The ideal candidate must have the ability to combine their technical skills, creativity and customer focus in order to deliver great solutions to the customers and ensure they get the best out of our technologies and solutions. Person in this position should be able to focus on the development of customer business agility and business value, and deep experience with technologies.



Responsibilities

  • Candidates must understand customer and partner business and IT environment and have demonstrated skills designing and developing technology in area(s) of specialization to solve business problems. Candidates must have experience developing software for the Microsoft platform using programming languages and development platforms including C# or any modern programming language and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Participates in the delivery of complex solution as technical individual contributor or as a team member under coaching/guidance of senior team members.
  • Strong knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle methodology, technical design, development and implementation decisions on the use of technology in area(s) of specialization.
  • Contribution to overall Release and Sprint planning
  • Overall Application Design (HLD)
  • Validate planned velocity of the feature teams
  • Provide user story estimates in refinements to deliver quality and on time delivery
  • Drive team to Code Metrics like Style Cop, FXCop, CC, Class Coupling are met as defined by the project
  • Drive team to ensure code complies with security and performance standards
  • Track and monitor the feature team’s delivery progress
  • Track team sprint bug's RCA for quality improvement in subsequent sprints and take action
  • Track quality reports like Build and Sonarqube
  • Conduct User story ready meeting DoD once Sprint ends
  • Lead Sprint planning and task distribution
  • Track creation of LLD for relevant user story
  • Review LLD for relevant user story
  • Ensure Unit Test, Integration test Automation as per the acceptance and P1, P2 test cases
  • Ensure UI Automation for validation scenarios and 80% P1, P2
  • Validate Performance Test Scenarios and Execution
  • Validate Environment Readiness
  • Ensure Functionality is verified to be working in the DEV Integration environment against the test cases identified by the test team.
  • Ensure UI verification and validation
  • Ability to understand and analyze issues and use judgment to make decisions.
  • Strong problem solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Responsible for self-development according to professional development plan

Qualifications

Required qualifications for Consultants include:

  • Highly proficient, customer-facing experience involving project envisioning, planning, design, development, and deployment of complex solutions
  • 7+ years of software development: automation-related experience is valued. Scripting languages such as bash, python, and PowerShell, or compiled languages such as C, C# and Go are most relevant, but others are acceptable.
  • Awareness of, and ability to reason about, modern software & systems architectures, including load-balancing, queueing, caching, distributed systems failure modes generally, microservices, and so on
  • Associated troubleshooting skills, including the ability to follow RPC call-chains across arbitrary network steps. Consequent understanding of monitoring in distributed systems
  • Deep understanding of operating system level concepts such as processes, memory allocation, and the network stack; understanding of how applications are affected by the above, and ability to debug same
  • Experience with working in a team, including coordinating large projects, communicating well, and exercising initiative when presented with problems
  • Strong understanding of customer and partner business and IT environments, with proven record of delivering successful technical solutions
  • Practical experience running large scale online systems is always an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on the development of customer business agility and business value, while simultaneously providing deep experience with specific technologies
  • Strong communication, consulting, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Flexible work approaches with strong proactivity and inclination to resolving customer situations
  • Demonstrated skills designing and developing technology in area(s) of specialization to solve business problems and help customers in enhancing existing applications; core skills must include Microsoft technology, with open-source experience helpful
  • Degree in Computer Science Engineering, MCA or equivalent with work experience; higher relevant education preferred
  • MCSD/MCSE/MCAD/Azure certification is a plus

Required Skills

  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming and Design experience
  • Understanding of Technical Design Patterns
  • SQL Programming knowledge
  • .Net 4.0/Core (ASP.Net, Web API, PowerShell script. MVC, TFS/GitHub)
  • Azure (Deep technical understanding of PaaS, Good experience in Azure services like Service Fabric, Web Apps, Cosmos DB, Azure Storage, Azure Service Bus, Azure Functions, and API management, SQL. with Azure Application Dev experience)Deep technical and architectural knowledge of at least 3 of the following areas, as well as broad understanding across the Microsoft Development toolset:
  • Cloud Technologies (preferably Azure Full Stack)
  • Skills on projects targeting a variety of form factors (e.g. Mobile, IoT)
  • Development Languages (e.g. C#, JavaScript, Java, Front end skills like React, Angular etc.)
  • Application Lifecycle Management (e.g. Agile, TFS etc.)
  • Solution Architecture (e.g. SOA, Enterprise Architecture)

Good to have skills:

  • Industry vertical knowledge – Retail, Banking and Finance, Telecom etc.
  • Middleware technologies used for integrations
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes etc.

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.

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