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Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.

Microsoft, through the Emiratization Program ‘Tomoh’, is committed to supporting and accelerating Emirati employability through internships, on-the-job trainings, direct hiring and digital skilling program opportunities.

Tomoh offers a comprehensive nine-month training program that offers globally recognized Microsoft technical and professional certifications, and on-the-job training to include mentoring, coaching, job shadowing and real-life scenario assignments.

Tomoh targets top Emirati students with preference to candidates with a science, technology or engineering background.

We are looking for Emirati candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative and global organization.
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.
  • Customer Obsessed: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.
  • Diverse & Inclusive: You don’t just value differences, you seek them out and invite them in.


The 9 months program begins August, 2023 of which two weeks will be onboarding, and the remaining duration will be for on-the-job training:

Onboarding & Skilling:

  • Onboarding and introduction to Microsoft’s mission, culture, strategy & structure.
  • Technical skilling to obtain globally recognized MS Fundamentals.
  • Professional and soft skilling courses & internationally recognized certifications in project management, change management, effective interpersonal skills, creativity and innovation, time management, alongside a set of other professional skills required by the job market.

On-the-job training:

  • Join a specific department in Microsoft for on-the-job shadowing and training.
  • Mentorship and coaching sessions.
  • Support Microsoft teams in digital transformation projects.
  • Advanced technology training courses include AI, Machine Learning & Cloud Computing.
  • Work with the team to accelerate Customer value, digital transformation and production level consumption that are relevant to their industry, aligning to their business outcomes and driving Customer satisfaction.
  • Work across Microsoft technology teams to bring any specialist resources to support customer projects.
  • Acquire good technology skills (broadly) and especially on Microsoft platform and applications to be able to articulate Microsoft solution value.
  • Participate in Microsoft Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

Roles during the On-the-job training phase include:

  • Account Technology Strategist
  • Account Executive
  • Technology Sales


  • UAE National Passport & Family Book.
  • Student in final academic year or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant.
  • Passion for education and understanding the industry.
  • Passionate about a career in Technology.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Seeks opportunities to learn new methods, procedures or techniques.
  • Ability to commute between the Microsoft offices as required across the UAE.
  • Ability to understand the relationship between technology and business.
Soft Skills:
  • Interpersonal skills, communication, cross-culture collaboration and customer facing skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

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.

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