Intern opportunities students & recent graduates: Customer Facing Technologies
Microsoft Corporation
Nairobi
4d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above intern position.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Volunteer, internship
  • Experience Length : No Experience / Less than 1 year
  • Job number : 847861

    Locations : Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey Johannesburg(MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya Lagos,Lagos, Nigeria Dubai (MEA-HQ), Dubai, United Arab Emirates Other,Other, Qatar Other, Other, Oman

    Profession : Sales

    Role type : Individual Contributor

    Employment type : Internship

    Details

  • Taking on a customer facing technical role, you’ll get to grips withthe world’s most advanced technologies, see new products come to marketand introduce cutting-edge technology solutions to our customers.
  • We have some of the world’s biggest companies as clients. If youlike the idea of developing technical solutions to help them overcometheir business problems, this is the role for you.
  • Overview

  • As a Support engineer, you will be on the front lines of our customer support efforts.
  • You’ll analyze technical software problems and develop solutions fora broad range of customers, including small development shops,independent software vendors, and Fortune 500 companies.
  • Responsibilities

  • Using your technical expertise, analytical problem solving skills,and passion for customers, you’ll take on critical situations intechnically challenging circumstances.
  • Your willingness to travel onshort notice is essential.

    Role-specific Qualifications

  • Experience working in a large data center, IT / operations department or helpdesk is preferred.
  • Professional certifications (SharePoint, Windows, MCITP, etc.) are desired.
  • One year of experience with VB, C / C++ / C# and / or XML development skills preferred.
  • General Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Computer Science,Computer Engineering, IT or Electrical Engineering or STEM fields orrelated fields with at least one semester / quarter remaining afterinternship.
  • Alternatively still registered as a student at the time ofapplication (South Africa).

  • Passion for technology and working with customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • English language and local language fluency for all roles.
  • Full unrestricted work authorization for your chosen location.
  • We are looking for candidates that have the following qualities :

  • Team Player : driving digital transformation with our customers is ateam sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on ourcustomers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative,matrixed global organization.
  • Growth Mindset : your life is truly about learning-it-all. Youapproach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency withinsatiable curiosity.
  • Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others,where the success of others does not diminish your own.

  • Resourceful : you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused : you learn about your customers and theirbusinesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meettheir needs.
  • Pure Challenge : demonstrated desire and ability to readily take oncomplex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvableproblems.
  • Passion for Technology : you’re deeply motivated by the incredibleopportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.
  • Benefits and Perks

    Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work :

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.
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