Looking for interns….


Hello All,


We are looking to fill a couple of intern roles with a January start date.  We will have a position in Sydney and  one in the ACT!  If you have less than one years work experience and have recently graduated have a look at the following profiles and apply on - line, attention Larissa Reyes gr8hire@microsoft.com.



                         Microsoft IT Intern Program


 




















Position


.Net Developer - Sydney


Responsibilities

The overall purpose of this position is to encourage the acquisition of technical, developer and testing skills with particular reference to Microsoft technology and solutions.  To this end, the intern will be required to:


 


·         Learn and understand .NET technology


·         Assist with web and application development for Microsoft IT.


·         Build internal applications for Microsoft IT.


·         Develop and run automated test suites.


·         Run up and install software on test systems.


·         Manage the application build process.


 


Skills


·         Competent developer - skills in C#, VB, HTML, SQL Server and ASP.


·         General familiarity with contemporary project management methods


·         Technical ability to build servers using MS technologies and configure basic web sites


 


Competencies


(these are standard intern competencies)


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:


 


·         Problem Solving


·         Creativity in relation to idea development, and approaches to unusual or difficult situations or problems.


·         Drive for Results


·         Action Orientation


·         Self Development


·         Communication and Interpersonal Skills


·         Technical passion


 


Likely Background


 


A suitable candidate would come from the following:


 


·         Computer Science Faculty - Undertaking or about to complete a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or ecommerce, or


·         Business/Commerce Faculty – Undertaking or about to complete a business-oriented degree with a major information technology component


 


It is anticipated that the suitable candidate would have a varied range of interests and activities. Further, that their academic results in key subjects are at a very high standard.


 


 
































Microsoft Job Description


Job Title:


Canberra Technology Specialist Intern


 


 


Group and Job Purpose


Area


Description of Purpose


Eg: Enterprise Sales


ACT Enterprise Sales – Public Sector


Job’s Purpose


Provide pre-sales technology support to the ACT Public Sector Account Team


 




























Primary Job Functions


Responsibility/Activity


Estimated Annual % of Time


Assist with the management and operation of the test lab equipment


20


Configure and present technology demonstrations and proofs of concept


25


Assist Account Teams with planning and execution of account goals


20


Respond to customer and account team technology enquiries


20


Undertake Microsoft Certification training


10


Liaise with national pre-sales team


5


 





































Role in Business Process


Role in Business Process


Description of Role/Responsibility


Results



  1. Support wins in key technology opportunities – particularly through the support of demonstration equipment and scenarios

  2. Increase awareness of Microsoft technologies among the ACT Branch’s customers.

  3. Broaden Microsoft’s customer touch points through involvement with the local IT Pro community.

  4. Work towards certification in Microsoft technologies (Eg MCSA, MCSE) as relevant to job role

Position scope


This position has impact across the whole ACT Branch customer set


Decision making


The key decision-making area is to prioritise use of own time.  Will normally work under direction of one of the Account Technology Specialists, but may on occasion have multiple tasks that must be completed concurrently.  May be required to make decisions in respect of building customer presentations, demonstrations and proofs of concept.


 


Strategy and Development


No strategic role.  Will normally work under the direction of the Account Technology Specialists in the ACT Branch.


There are well-established procedures in the technology pre-sales community for giving customer demonstrations, presentations and proofs of concept. Key procedures are provided by TAN and TSPPortal


People Management


No people management requirements


 


Direct daily liaison with the Account Team and the National Pre-sales Team.


Occasional liaison with the partner team.


Daily liaison with customer contacts


 


Position relies on the Account Technology Specialists and Account Managers in the ACT Branch Office.


Fiscal Responsibilities


No fiscal responsibility.



 
























Candidate Profile


Area Qualification


Description of What’s Needed


Experience


1-3 years related experience can be in an academic environment.


 


Education


High School plus commenced Bachelor’s Degree, TAFE qualification or similar


Field of Study (if applicable): Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, degree or similar with computing major


Professional Training and Certification


The position requires someone who is either a recent graduate or is well progressed in his or her studies and is either willing to study part time or defer for 12 months.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


To be successful in this role the occupant will need:


·         Initiative and ability to learn quickly


·         Demonstrated written and oral communication and presentation skills


·         Ability to develop professional working relationships with peers, partners and customers


·         Basic Familiarity with core Microsoft server technologies including Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server


·         Proficient with Microsoft Office and other desktop tools


·         Demonstrated ability to configure demonstration environments


·         Working knowledge of x86 hardware


 



Have a look here for more information on the Microsoft Intern program.


Thanks,


JJ

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