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Microsoft Corporation Group Principal Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington

Do you see yourself as a coach, a collaborator, and a customer-focused engineer? Would you be excited to build technology that helps deliver productivity and communication services to hundreds of millions of customers? Do you care deeply about fostering a great team? We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager for the M365 Core who embraces these roles and is excited by this technology, and who embraces the cultural values of inclusion and belonging and feels empowered to do the following:

Coach – Work with each person on your team to help them to do their best work and grow. You define and foster an identity for the team that includes a reputation for high quality, reliability, and inclusivity.

Guide – Define the business goals for the team then create and execute on a plan to meet those goals. You will build a vision for changing the underlying technology of the service and guide the team through landing it while maintaining the availability of the live site.

Collaborate – Strive to understand the motivations and goals of the teams we’re working with and work towards a better solution together.

Engineer – Care deeply about the availability, resilience, latency, scalability and cost of the critical 5-9s service we are running. You are excited about making major changes to the service while maintaining availability and latency

Microsoft 365 is the fastest growing cloud services business in Microsoft. M365 brings together cloud versions of our most trusted communications and collaboration products like Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive and Skype with the desktop suite of Office products in an always up-to-date integrated service offering. Since its launch, the service has made it easier for millions of information workers across the world in small, medium, and large enterprises to use the best of Microsoft’s business productivity solutions via the cloud. The service now extends the same capability to consumer communication and collaboration products. #M365Core



• You’ll be working with PMs and managing a team of combining remote engineers, local engineers and managers to (1) design and implement a highly scale and reliable data analytics platform and pipelines to capture, collect and mine business data and telemetry data from products where are used by 100s of millions of users per month. Then build dashboards that allow everyone with right access to view, customize and explore the metrics; (2) frame, design and implement an E2E cohesive capacity and resilience management services/tools to support E+D business scale reliably and efficiently.

• Provide hands-on technical leadership: architecture, design, code reviews, development, quality assurance, observability, and live site.

• Build strong relationships with partners within Microsoft (especially E+D and Azure) to bring innovation to new and existing products.

• Foster a culture of inclusivity and disciplined software engineering practices to deliver business value, guided by data.

• Hire and retain top talent. Be a mentor for the people on your team and help them grow.



• BS/BA or higher in Computer Science or Engineering

• Demonstrated past hands-on experience working deeply with data, data analytics, fleet/cloud, and strong technical chops; Azure experience is a big plus.

• Self-motivated, proactive, and results-oriented

• Excellent communications and collaboration skills. Ability to work across team boundaries to get things done

• 10+ years of industry experience developing enterprise grade software or/and cloud services.

• 5+ years of experience leading engineering teams, delivering high quality software for customers.

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 ( .

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