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SR Solution Architecture (Data&AI)

Microsoft Tokyo | Hybrid

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EN: business
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Microsoft Industry Solutions (ISD) is a global organization hosting over 7,000 strategic sellers, industry and security experts, elite engineers, world-class data scientists and architects, consultants, and delivery specialists. Together with our partners, we help Microsoft’s most strategic customers worldwide to address their specific challenges and provide comprehensive and industry-specific solutions that meet their unique needs.   

Our organization is at the forefront of innovation, driving value across the entirety of the customers’ digital and AI transformation journey through repeatable and customized cutting-edge solutions powered by Microsoft Cloud and AI.  

We take pride in embodying Microsoft's mission of empowerment, promoting a growth mindset, inspiring excellence, and fostering a culture of inclusivity where everyone is encouraged to share their unique perspectives and be their authentic selves. By joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to life-changing innovations that impact billions of people worldwide.  

Furthermore, by joining our team, you will be at the heart of envisioning, creating, and crafting solutions on Microsoft technologies, the most anticipated Microsoft app to hit the market of new era - and the platform and ecosystem we are building it on for customer.  

We are looking for a Solutions Architect Specialist with a passion for maintaining consistently high quality from pre-sales to delivery, proposing solutions to deliver business outcomes for our customers, and leading the development and release of IT products. 

This opportunity will allow you to accelerate your career growth, honing your industry and cloud expertise as well as deepening your contractual and commercial acumen. This role is flexible in that you can work up to approx. 60% from home although depending on each project.     

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.  

Work Site

Up to 50% work from home




Leading solution proposals to customers 

  • Lead the development of solutions and proposal to customers for large-scale projects based on Microsoft Strategic Partnership Agreement. Specifically, youare responsible for the following roles.
  • Work with other Microsoft departments to jointly develop Microsoft's long-term business plan for the customer. 
  • Understand the outcomes expected by your stakeholders (e.g., enterprise architects, security teams, development teams, operations teams, etc.) and design and propose to customers solutions and architectures that leverage Microsoft cloud services to achieve them. You also recognize risks related to the feasibility of the solution and consider measures to avoid and mitigate them. Design and process the approach to implement the solution.
  • Define the outputs and develop an overall project schedule to ensure they can be delivered to the milestones customers expect.
  • Create a resource plan.
  • Estimate the extent to which Microsoft's cloud services will be used by the solution. 

Realize values for customers 

  • After a project starts, you will lead a project team to execute the plan. In particular, you are expected to play a leading role in the design of the overall architecture. You also are responsible for the quality of a project team's output.
  • Consider countermeasures for technical issues and work together with project members to solve them.
  • Work with a project manager to drive the project forward. In particular, you are responsible for managing technical risks.
  • Work with project managers to maintain good communication with client stakeholders and control stakeholder expectations.

Technical Leader in the Microsoft Consulting Team 

  • Share pre-defined consulting solutions (offerings) and best consulting success stories with other departments in Microsoft and create opportunities to promote the value proposition of Microsoft Consulting Services to customers. 
  • Plan and lead initiative activities aimed at improving technical skills or developing solutions in the Japan consulting team. 
  • Join global Architect communities to gather and share information on best practices and international solutions with the Japan team. 


  • More than 15 years of project experience in technical solutions and architecture design 
  • More than 5 years of project experience in technical solutions and architecture design using cloud services 
  • Understanding of Data Analytics and AI solutions and project experience with them 
  • Experience in architecture design using Azure Services data/AI services (Synapse, Azure Machine Learning, Azure OpenAI Services, etc.) or third-party services with equivalent functions 
  • Understanding of LLMs and Retrieval-Augmented Generation, or experience designing applications using them  
  • Understanding of DevOps, DataOps or MLOpsprocesses 
  • Basic understanding of cloud service infrastructure and security 
  • Experience in account management 
  • Experience in proposing consulting projects or system integration projects 
  • Experience in creating project execution plans 
  • Experience in stakeholder management in projects 
  • Experience with English projects or strong business English proficiency 
  • Reading and writing Japanese is required
  • Conversation in fluent Japanese

About the Company

Every company has a mission. What's ours? To empower every person and every organization to achieve more. We believe technology can and should be a force for good and that meaningful innovation contributes to a brighter world in the future and today. Our culture doesn’t just encourage curiosity; it embraces it. Each day we make progress together by showing up as our authentic selves. We show up with a learn-it-all mentality. We show up cheering on others, knowing their success doesn't diminish our own. We show up every day open to learning our own biases, changing our behavior, and inviting in differences. When we show up, we achieve more together.

Microsoft operates in 190 countries and is made up of more than 220,000 passionate employees worldwide.

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

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Educational resources
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Savings and investments
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Generous time away
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.