Microsoft Corporation Assc Architect in Beijing, China


The Architect (Digital) help customers define and deliver Digital Transformation journeys, by connecting the power of new digital economies, through a collaborative and relationship-based approach. The Architect (Digital) Dreams, Designs and Delivers transformations programs through an information insight, industry focus and business transformation experience to help our customers to change the way they engage with their own customers, to enable them to empower their employees and to help them to transform their products while they optimize their operations. The Architect (Digital) bring their expertise, applies leadership, executive maturity and executive communication skills to remove barriers and helps our customers’ senior leadership teams to align better in their shared vision of how their digital transformation vision and journey looks like. They also drive a program of change to build the digital business and oversee the execution plan to ensure results.

Key Responsibilities

Digital Advisor

The Architect (Digital) will unlock and accelerate unique customer value creation at the intersection of business, end user experience and technology to get customers started on their digital journey. The Architect (Digital) use the Book of Dreams to document customer’s digital vision and journey, lead the creation of a digital transformation unit that includes Microsoft and customer team that will make it happen. The Architect (Digital) develop a Service Delivery Plan and Implement an Inclusive Design approach to: Reimagine (research, envision, design), Roadmap (plan, prioritize, produce), and achieve business Results (adopt, measure, realize)

Change Leadership and Adoption

Accelerate customers toward their business goals by helping them to realize their Digital Transformation vision. Provide experience and leadership capabilities to ensure a proper digital transformation governance model to lead the change, measure the progress, track the benefits capitalized and implement executive decisions rapidly

Be a Services Role Model

Strong Leadership of the Architects Community. Build your brand internally and externally. Mentor other Architects (Digital). Generates a diverse and inclusive workgroup environment, demonstrating cross group collaboration

Business to Technology Strategy

Drive solutions/design wins by performing Governance across the portfolio to ensure Quality outcomes. Clearly demonstrates the Domain Delivery Resources and the One Account team drives return on investment (ROI) for customers and partners whilst aligning to Microsoft goals

Close Collaboration With

• Account Delivery Executive (ADE) (Services)

• Account Manager (AM) (EPG)

• Architect Manager (Arch. Mgr. Q: Digital) (Services)

• Cross Domain/Domain Solution Architect (Services)

• Technical Account Manager (TAM) (Services)

Common Career Path Options

• Account Delivery Executive (ADE) (Services)

• Architect Manager (Arch. Mgr. Q: Digital) (Services)

• Delivery Management Manager (DMM Q:Account/Territory) (Services)

Experiences Required: Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge

• Confidence

• Cross-Boundary Collaboration

• Customer Value Realization

• Influencing for Impact

• Opportunity Management

• Trusted Technology Advisor

• Building Customer/Partner Relationships

• Product & Technology Expertise

• Judgement

• Program Management

• Strategic Insight

• Value Selling

• Years Experience: 8-10 primarily in a client-facing role, ideally with Industry expertise


Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.

Core Priorities

Role specific guidance on how the following core priorities apply to the role, and role specific KPIs and targets are found in the Role Performance Handbook.

• Drive Consumption with the Intelligent Cloud

• Modernize Business with Windows 10/Devices/Intelligent Cloud and Reinvent Productivity and Business Process

• Delivery & Operational Excellence

• Optimize your Portfolio and Drive Impact

Services (engineering)