Microsoft Field Engineer in Kent, Washington
Charles Allard is a Kent, WA, resident who has held engineering positions with Microsoft for more than 25 years. Beginning within the business language support group as co-op intern in PSS, he ultimately took responsibilities as the primary support contact for Microsoft’s internal IT business units.
For the past decade, he has been part of the SQL Server support team. Working with several major enterprise customers, he engages in proactive support activities, including leading custom workshops and monitoring performance.
Charles Allard also delivers reactive support that ranges from debugging to troubleshooting, in addition to assisting companies in large-scale database migrations. His range of project involvement extends to identifying potential engagements and working with sales teams to promote services. He undertakes database and IT staff training within client businesses and offers guidance in implementing best practices.
In his free time, Mr. Allard enjoys staying active in the Kent, WA, area, by running and skiing.