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Hiring 2 Microsoft Consultants in Alpharetta, GA

Last post 04-01-2007, 6:13 AM by Richard. 0 replies.
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  •  04-01-2007, 6:13 AM 3619

    Hiring 2 Microsoft Consultants in Alpharetta, GA


    My name is Richard Rowland and I am a Technical Recruiter for FirstPro, Inc in Atlanta, GA. I am currently looking for 2 Microsoft Consultants for Full Time Perm positions with minimal travel in Alpharetta, GA. These positions are for a Microsoft Consulting firm. Positions require 25 to 50% travel. Almost all in Atlanta. This is a full time position with Excellent Benefits with a very stable and solid company. Salary range is $90-125k+. Below is a Brief Job Description:

    Consultant with over 10 years of proven software consulting experience in the analysis, design, scheduling, construction and delivery of custom software based solutions. This Consultant is responsible for leading client engagements, along with generating new business and expanding existing business with "Client" clients.

    Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

    • Engagement Delivery and Management
      • Makes every effort possible to execute and complete assigned projects within the constraints of time, scope, and budget for the project
        • Leads in the preparation of their assigned engagements (i.e. setting up the project for success)
        • Exercises creativity and resourcefulness in meeting client needs (including prototypes and proof of concepts that best fit the client’s needs)
        • Obtains an understanding of client’s business processes (modifying and developing new processes required to support adoption and use of the software developed for the client)
        • Responsible for reporting to client and "Client" management the status of the project during engagement (accomplishments, plans, and risk mitigation)
      • Understands, applies, and supports the proper use of "Client" methodology standards
        • Mentors other associates
        • Mentors other associates to ensure adoption and that "Client" teams leverage proven project practices
        • Educates customers on the value of "Client" methodology standards and what their role is in the processes that ensure a successful project
        • Revises "Client" methodology standards with new and improved practices
        • Responsible for ensuring that the team captures knowledge of the engagement for future use on "Client" projects to increase quality and value of future engagements 
    • Business Development 
      • Opportunity identification and development in existing accounts
      • Supports key Business Development events (e.g. speakers at seminars and conferences)
      • Supports the relationship with Microsoft and other key partners through finding mutually beneficial opportunities which could involve joint proposals, presentations, and other business development opportunities
      • Assisting and making recommendations for client account planning with the following:
        • Preparing and delivering presentations, proposals, and project approaches
        • Estimation and work breakdown structure for work orders
    • Other responsibilities include:
      • Assists in recruitment, which includes drawing upon relationships and experience to recommend qualified candidates, interviewing consulting staff candidates and preparing hiring recommendations
      • Represents "Client" values to other associates and clients
      • Sponsors others, which includes mentoring and supporting others through performance evaluations, professional development plans, and other ways to grow individuals at "Client"
      • Shares knowledge with others (e.g. updates to "Client" knowledge repositories, internal/external presentations, and postings to public blogs)
      • Ability to write technical articles that are published on "Client" sites and/or for technical publications

    Experience with one or more of each of the following areas:

    Programming/Markup Languages:
    C#, JavaScript, VBScript, HTML, XHTML, XML, SOAP, Transact SQL, SQL XML

    Development Tools:
    VS.NET, VSTO, SharePoint Designer

    Application Types:
    Portals, ASP.NET, WinForms, Groove, Office Add-ins and Custom Tasks

    System Services and Protocols:
    Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0, Windows Workflow Foundation, .NET Framework, Web Services, ADO.NET, ActiveX, HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP

    Server Products:
    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, Internet Information Server, SQL Server (Analysis Services, Reporting Services, Integration Services)

    Scrum, XP, FDD, User Stories, MSF for Agile

    Beneficial Certifications:
    Microsoft – (MCPD, MCP, MCDBA, MCSD, MCSE, MCAD, MOS)
    Project Management– (PMP, CAPM)


    Strong understanding of business process management

    Background in Application Integration

    Ability to work independently with clients, proactive, self starter, and self managed

    Solicitation and elicitation of client needs and requirements

    Selling, persuasion, and negotiation

    Project Management and Software Development Methodologies

    Industry experience in Healthcare, Professional Services, Financial Services and Telecommunications is beneficial 

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent and ten or more years relevant project experience is required. Alternatively, equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


    Benefits to this company:

    Small growing Technology Focused company.

    Non-Political environment.

    Very good Work/Life Balance.

    Minimal travel.

    Good Compensation and benefits

    They are on the on the edge of Technology staying on top of the latest technologies.

    They will be surrounded by "A" Players that will help them learn even more.

    If you or anyone you know fits these requirements and is interested please do the following:

    1)Submit resume in MS Word

    2)Include daytime phone #

    3)Include availability

    4)Include desired salary


    Richard Rowland

    firstPRO, Inc.
    o. 404-303-4988

    c. 404-399-5400

    f. 404-303-4994

    firstPRO would like to thank our customers for helping us reach the rank of # 1 Contingency Executive Search firm in Atlanta for 2004, based on audited financials, as ranked in the latest edition (09/05) of The Atlanta Business Chronicle.




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