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Microsoft Corporation Principal Group Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington

Our team is on the journey of making Microsoft Edge browser the best place to experience the web and is hiring for a General Engineering Manager for Telemetry the Edge browser.

Do you see yourself as a coach, a guide, a collaborator and an engineer? Would you be excited to drive a high scale data service that is critical to the company? Do you care deeply about fostering a great team culture? We are looking for a General Engineering Manager for the Microsoft Edge team who embraces these roles.

The right leader will guide this team to deliver data engineering tools and services that provide insights into customer behavior and needs, to answer questions, inspire ideas, and identify opportunities for growth. The team embraces and defends our customer’s privacy rights while providing business critical views of global web browser behaviors across hundreds of millions of devices on a daily basis.

As the General Engineering Manager of this team, you will partner with peer data teams across the company and across the globe to leverage the latest in Open Source technology, as well as internally developed solutions to create scalable and efficient data solutions.

We are looking for leader who embraces and models the cultural values of inclusion and belonging, and feels responsible and accountable 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 – In partnership with Program Management, define the business goals for the team then create and execute on a plan to meet those goals. You will build a vision for growing the underlying technology of the service and guide the team to delivery.

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

Engineer – Establish goals and create process that increase the availability, resilience, latency, scalability, and efficiency of the critical services we are running.



  • Lead and support a team of 25+ engineers to deliver scalable and efficient data systems and services for Microsoft Edge.

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

  • Protect the privacy rights of our customers by maintaining compliance with Microsoft data policies as well as GDPR and other regulatory requirements.

  • Drive modern engineering practices such as continuous integration/continuous delivery, unit testing, automated deployments with integrated quality gates.

  • Collaborate with teams across Edge and across the company in Office, Windows, Bing, and MSN.

  • Hire, retain and grow top talent.

  • Foster a healthy and inclusive team environment.

  • Be a mentor for the people on your team and help them grow.


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience as an engineering manager, or a technical lead with a passion for coaching and mentoring others.

  • 10+ years of experience building commercial grade software, with much of that experience in a large scale, high availability service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in driving complex, scalable data engineering projects would be desirable.

  • Experience with relevant data tools and platforms such as SQL, COSMOS, Presto, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Explorer, PowerBI, Redash would be desirable.

  • Experience with building cloud services, data analytics, and the ability to translate high-level technical requirements through all the levels of the software stack is preferred.

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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