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Technical Consultant – Microsoft Advisory

The role

As part of the Microsoft Advisory Services (MAS) team, the Technical Consultant will work to deliver a consultative experience to SoftwareONE customers about their Microsoft Licensing and technology investment strategy. The Technical Consultant will apply their Microsoft technology and business case knowledge to assist with licensing dependencies and financial impact, The ability to communicate across various industry and leadership levels to discover future business requirements and deliver analysis that enable organizations to build a business case based on  due diligence when investing in Microsoft technologies and contracts.  The Technical Consultant also helps push the MAS department forward by innovating new ways to interpret, present, and deliver new intellectual property.

This is a dynamic position that requires the individual to stay current on all things Microsoft, including product dependencies and translate products into solution sets. The candidate will work closely with the Licensing Consultants to provide option analyses, prepare and  relevant customer presentations,, and deliver professional communication.


The MAS team is a close and welcoming group of consultants who take considerable pride in delivering exceptional services to its clients. The team regularly receives top marks on customer surveys and is generally regarded as experts in the field of Microsoft contract and renewal consulting.



  • Directly performing Microsoft workshops, including discovery of Microsoft technology usage and strategic direction, as well as “knowledge transfer” of relevant product information.
  • Presenting analyses and outcomes to all level of business and technical stakeholders.
  • Analyzing and fully understanding MLS reports and supply clear, understandable licensing estate visuals.
  • Thinking and acting independently to solve customer problems.
  • Creating and developing new and innovative content for service delivery.
  • Maintaining knowledge related to Microsoft software licensing, ITAM, IT security, digital experience, automation and cloud services.
  • Upholding SoftwareONE values and acting as an integral part of a successful team of consultants.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Deep understanding of infrastructure impacts to Microsoft Licensing (SQL/Win Server/System Center/Azure).
  • Analyze customer’s current deployment for discovering options for optimizing licensing costs.
  • Creating future state analysis and reports for the customers.
  • Present technical content during multi-day engagements.
  • Understanding of Cloud Financial Spend concepts (FinOps certification a plus).
  • Leading execution of projects by managing your tasks and those executed by supporting team members .
  • Execution of individual tasks on projects based on the guidance provided by the Team Leads.
  • Management of deliverables for quality across assigned team members & ensuring 100% adherence to quality standards.
  • Ensuring 100% process adherence and delivery within the defined SLA.
  • 5+ years professional experience.
  • Microsoft Security and Compliance Knowledge .
  • Office 365 Knowledge.
  • ITAM/ITIL knowledge (certification a plus).
  • SQL Technology and Licensing knowledge.
  • Azure Experience a plus.
  • Data analysis and reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Experienced in customer facing onsite presentations.
  • Proven business acumen.
  • Must work well both independently and in group settings.
  • Flexible schedule with potential travel requirements.

What we offer:

  • Generous pay with bonus structure
  • Independent environment without a lot of red tape where you are empowered to make decisions
  • Substantial benefits package that includes:
    • Full suite of medical coverage with A+ carriers, Dental and Vision with strong employer contributions
    • Additional voluntary coverage available for Pet, Identity Theft Protection, Accident & Critical Illness
    • 401k program with employer matching 50% up to the first 10% of employee’s contributions
    • Wellness plan that include credits to premiums, employer contributions towards savings plan of your choice, and a new fit bit
    • Access to EAP and concierge services
    • Pre-Paid Legal at no cost
    • Plentiful PTO that includes paid holidays, floating holidays, your birthday off, a volunteer day, and vacation time
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Learning and development opportunities galore
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • And much more!
  • Winning culture, inclusive environment, and friendly people all over the world
  • A remote-friendly organization, with colleagues working remotely either part or full-time

What we need to see from you


  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience consulting with large organizations about software licensing.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience interacting with senior executives and IT stakeholders.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working with Microsoft Software Licensing.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge around AWS/GCP/Azure, primarily as it relates to Microsoft licensing.

The preceding job profile has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required. Additional duties may be assigned and may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Target compensation for this role will be $120-130K (mix of base salary and bonus) and will be determined based on candidate qualifications, experience, and location.


We are not able to consider candidates residing in the state of Hawaii currently.

What you should really know about us.

Strip away everything. Strip away our brand, strip away our buildings, strip away our offices. What are we left with? Our people. This is what makes SoftwareONE successful.

Passionate people who live and breathe our values every day, who delight our customers, every day, and who go above and beyond, every day. Our culture is unique, and I believe that having the right people, and empowering them to succeed, is the absolute key to our success. -Patrick Winter, Founder.

What we expect from our employees

Success at SoftwareONE is not defined by what you do for yourself, but by what you deliver for our customers, the business and for the employees around you. SoftwareONE employees are energized, agile and are laser focused on delivering world class Customer Satisfaction and results. Our leaders motivate and inspire their teams and provide a working environment that delivers incredible levels of Employee Satisfaction. We are Humble, have a very high degree of Integrity and are simply not interested in politics. Our leaders operate with a high levels of Discipline but are able to work at Speed manage change in a global economy.


At SoftwareONE, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


“With employee satisfaction as one of our core values, we are passionate about diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We want every employee to have the greatest experience of their career.”

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  • Company: SoftwareONE
  • Published: 19th May 2023
  • Closing Date: 12th June 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $120-130K
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None