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Microsoft Corporation Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

As the movement of Enterprises to the cloud continues to accelerate, Azure is focused on being the cloud platform of choice for all. Azure Compute is the bedrock of Microsoft’s public cloud strategy, the cloud platform that is trusted by over 95% of the Fortune 100. Our customers look to us to deliver a platform that enables them to accelerate their business, that gets the infrastructure out of their way and enables them to run their applications with high reliability, no matter what their scale. It’s an incredibly dynamic, high growth, and strategic business.

We are looking for a highly technical program manager with real passion for core cloud infrastructure, to build experiences that enable our customers, to keep their apps running even when the platform beneath them is constantly changing. If you get excited by solving diverse customer needs and innovating the cloud infrastructure to meet those demands, we would love you to consider our team.

Our team works on core infrastructure that helps provide maintenance control to our customers, so that they can decide when to take platform updates without disrupting their workloads. Given the scale of Azure, the work on our team delivers huge impact by providing solutions that enable services across Azure to keep innovating their technology to keep Azure secure, reliable and feature rich, while ensuring that the changes do not disrupt the largest customers that are running their online business on Azure.

Our approach is customer and business centric, and collaboration is a fundamental part of our culture. If you want to be a key contributor to the Azure expansion, help service teams across Azure be more successful, and unleash your imagination and energy to make things happen better, faster, and providing customers transparency, then we have a place for you. We are looking for a program manager with strong technical and analytical skills, a collaborative mindset, a track record of driving for results, a can-do attitude, and lots of positive energy.

Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers and partner teams to continuously evolve the Azure maintenance experience.

  • Lead product planning for E2E scenarios

  • Define KPIs and establish and execute on plans for improving those KPIs

  • Partner with the development team on scenario design, product tradeoffs, incremental delivery

  • Drive cross team alignment for technical issues and customer experiences

  • Prepare content for cross-team and executive reviews

  • Present to customers, and use customer and partner feedback to continuously improve the product and the technology

  • Understand customer requirements around Azure deployments and drive them into the product

  • Strategic thinking, understanding of data to make decisions, but also able to perform when there is ambiguity

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software industry, out of them at least 3 years as a PM/TPM, shipping infrastructure components or large products/services

  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and able to lead and motivate a high-energy team

  • Strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering principles

  • Hands on experience working with data to build inferences and visualizations to help with decision making.

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills

  • Experience with cloud deployment and change management technologies are strongly preferred.

  • BA/BS or MS degree in computer science, engineering, or related disciplines

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Additional Details:

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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