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Microsoft Corporation Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Do you want to be part of the team building the next generation of gaming technologies for Microsoft? Are you passionate about cloud computing, large scale distributed systems and bleeding edge technology at massive scale? Are you an experienced technology and business leader looking for opportunities for End to End Product and Partner Management?

The Microsoft Gaming Cloud team continues to be an industry leader in innovation by delivering products and services which will unify Microsoft’s gaming and entertainment experience in the cloud and enable customers with different gaming needs and preferences, so they can play whatever, whenever, with whomever, and on whatever device. This position will be responsible for managing the technical elements of xCloud partner engagements including networking, endpoints and regional expansion partners


We are looking for an exceptional Program Manager to help us deliver on this vision. The role includes:

  • External partner relationship management, and qualifying requirements for engineering teams

  • Experience building and supporting large scale distributed systems and services

  • Demonstrated ability to build a product vision, roadmap and requirements to launch successful products and cloud services

  • Manage complex engineering initiatives

  • Demonstrated leadership and exceptional cross-team collaboration skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements


To succeed in this role, you should have strong technical and analytical skills, excellent cross-group collaboration and driving skills, a passion for partners and customers, and constantly striving to make data-driven decisions. You should also have a strong track record of delivery, preferably in a services environment. Finally, you should be able to demonstrate both creativity and the ability to deliver on new ideas.

  • 8+ years of technical program management experience shipping products/services

  • External partner relationship management experience is a must

  • Strong technical background and solid foundation in software or platform engineering principles

  • Proven experience in planning and executing on complex partner facing initiatives

  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

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


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 at .

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