Do you have a passion for learning and teaching others? Do you have technical experience developing Power Platform applications? Are you compelled to stay current and relevant as Power Platform evolves over time? If so, consider being a part of the of the digital transformation at Microsoft by building certification and training products that help current and aspiring Data Analysts and BI Professionals build and maintain their skills in Power Platform (Data Analysis).
Microsoft Worldwide Learning (WWL) is the spiritual leader of the learning culture within Microsoft. We are tasked with empowering those who empower the world through learning. Every year, millions of IT professionals, developers, and consumers use our learning products to build their skills. The Data & AI content development team within WWL is looking for a skilled and passionate business intelligence professional and data analyst with deep knowledge of Microsoft data analysis technologies to design, create and maintain a curriculum path that provides a world-class learning experience for our customers, partners, and employees. We need an experienced and versatile professional with real world experience in data visualization techniques and artificial intelligence environments. This candidate also needs to exhibit a visible passion for training customers, and ideally, has experience as a content developer (training or documentation), technical writer/trainer, or as a speaker.
This Content Developer will coordinate with the Microsoft Cloud AI Engineering Team and other Data Platform/AI-connected businesses at Microsoft to ensure all our certification and learning assets are created with a connected learning path in mind that benefits our customers. Strong communication and cross-group collaboration skills are necessary as you will be expected to stay plugged in to the relevant product teams to keep abreast of rapid technology and industry changes that will drive the digital transformation of the industry. You will evaluate new technologies, features, and products, and curate existing content assets, create net-new content, and/or update existing content based on technical and industry changes. You'll manage the content development schedule from concept and skills analysis all the way through final product release. Proven project management skills are essential to this role to keep projects on-track and on-budget during the content development life cycle. We want you to be our "authoritative source" for Power Platform content. You will need to think creatively because our customers are counting on us to provide them with the right certification and learning at the right time.
Knowledge / Experience / Abilities needed:
* Solid understanding of and hands-on experience with business intelligence and data analytics. * Proficient with Power BI and understanding of Cognitive Services * Ability to engage students on camera in a clear and concise manner. * Strong project management, communication, and cross-group collaboration capabilities. * A minimum of 5 years as a practicing Developer with experience in creating Power Platform applications. * A minimum of 2 years experience in content development such as training or documentation, technical writer/trainer, or as a speaker. * Evidence of hands-on technical experience with Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Data Platform, or related technologies a plus. * Technical training, and/or instructional design knowledge or experience highly valued.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Primary roles and responsibilities of this position:
* Design, author and publish the highest quality learning experiences for Power Platform (Data Analytics, Power BI) audiences. This includes hands on labs, text, videos and interactive activities. * Work with Microsoft Technical and Business Groups to curate content as well as create, refine, and align the learning experience with all technical and product cycles.
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