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Microsoft Corporation Principal Product Management in Redmond, Washington

Are you passionate about digital security and protecting millions of consumers from cyber threats? Do you consider yourself customer obsessed, and believe you have the skills and drive to help us ensure Microsoft provides the best protection suite for consumers? If so, this team may be the right fit for you! Come and join our PM team and take this unique opportunity to make a difference for our consumers and the security industry.

Microsoft has been making strides in becoming the best protection suite for consumers, but there is still a lot of work to do! Our PM Team oversees product management for Consumer Security developing an array of products and features that help keep our consumer safe. In addition, we also partner with Azure, Office M365, Edge, and Windows OS Security Platform to protect our users.

We’re looking for a seasoned, talented Product Owner that is user experience focused, energetic, driven and can easily switch from product management to planning and producing requirements that can be consumed by our engineering team. You’ll need to be a self-starter, capable of developing plans and obtaining leadership team buy in. You’ll need to be proficient in working with data to support those ideas and plans and you’ll need an inquisitive mind to follow that data in order locate the right opportunities. This role requires large amounts of cross-company collaboration, and the ideal candidate should enjoy those types of engagements and

have a track record of great partner and customer management.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for driving several of our critical Consumer Security initiatives. You will need to engage with a wide variety of internal and external partners, consumers segments and be able to translate conversations to product scenarios. Many of our scenarios span across multiple teams, so you’ll need to drive initiatives across many internal stakeholders and groups and be extremely adapt at doing so. In addition, you will need:

  • A good understanding of the consumer security industry, market and trends that are key to success in this role.

  • A great understanding of many of the product offerings Microsoft provides consumers today.

  • Should be able to clearly understand and articulate threat landscape, consumer scenarios and the associated engineering requirements.

  • Be user first and an advocate for user experience excellence

  • Have the ability to convince and gain buy in from partner teams.

  • Lead conversations and drive direction.

  • Be able to translate the big picture into detailed and effective functional requirements.

  • Be able to tell a story, clearly present your ideas and obtain feedback from peers and partners.

  • Maintain a continuous engagement with key partners to deliver on consumer needs.

  • Engage with partners and the field to obtain feedback and help unblock sales.

  • Scope your scenarios, contribute to testing your product features and execute E2E through release

  • Have a keen eye and deep interest in the user experience and be able to demonstrate a history of experience based optimizations, A/B testing and experience based experimentation

  • Cross platform experience delivering end user solutions across Desktop and Mobile

  • A deep connection and focus on key metrics (e.g. Adoption, False Positives, key funnels, etc.).

We take pride in being a diverse and inclusive team, and we expect that you’ll join us on this mission.

Qualifications

Required Qualification:

  • 8+ years of product management experience.

Preferred Qualification:

  • 4+ years people management experience

  • You are an experienced and well-rounded leader.

  • Experience with security products and/or application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning(ML) technologies.

  • You are relentless in the pursuit of insight into how the product is doing in market - who loves it, for what scenarios and why.

  • You have a keen eye for user experience and the passion to deliver excellence

  • You have demonstrated robust performance in prior roles, with increasing levels of responsibility and independence.

  • You have delivered prior consumer and / or security products/scenarios.

  • You have a driven desire to learn, share, and improve.

  • Your teammates would look up to you but consider you a team player and that you work well with the other disciplines.

  • Critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, strong track record of structuring and solving complex problems.

  • Bachelors+ Degree in Computer Science and other related technical discipline.

  • Good understanding of security industry, consumer environments, network, desktop and mobile operating systems.

  • Consistently practices strong organizational, communication, project management, negotiation, and problem solving skills.

  • Experience with operating systems fundamentals and internals.

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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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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