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Microsoft Corporation Supply Chain Traceability Operations Manager in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Cloud Supply Chain (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.

The Security, Risk & Compliance team is looking for a motivated and experienced leader to join our team to manage and lead supplier traceability operations for the Microsoft Cloud supply chain. We are hiring a Supply Chain Traceability Operations Manager . The Supply Chain Traceability Operations role will be responsible for mapping and tracing the end-to-end journey of suppliers and products within the Cloud supply chain. This role involves identifying all parties involved in the manufacture, production, or mining roles, as well as intermediaries such as traders, logistics companies, and exporters and the form factor of the product as it moves through the manufacturing cycle. This role will enable visibility into the provenance of products and manage the day-to-day operations of incident response and reasonable care operations.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Drive the development and maintenance of a comprehensive map of the Cloud supply chain, identifying all relevant parties and products.

  • Implement traceability operations that collects and maintains evidence that tracks the movement of materials through the supply chain, from mine to finished product.

  • Manage reasonable care operations and collaborate with compliance to deliver governance and drive implementation of supplier due diligence for n-tier suppliers and product assessments.

  • Manage traceability incident response.

  • Provide thought leadership and drive innovation for upstream traceability

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with Microsoft Corporate standards (i.e. Supply Chain Integrity, Corporate Trade, Cloud Business Legal).

  • Engage in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance traceability processes and systems.

  • Represent Microsoft in multi-stakeholder collaborations on relevant traceability policies and regulations.


  • Embody our culture and values


Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience in Risk Management, Privacy, Security, Compliance, Government Intelligence, Operations, Auditing, and/or Finance

  • OR Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years experience in Risk Management, Privacy, Security, Compliance, Government Intelligence, Operations, Auditing, and/or Finance

  • OR equivalent experience

  • 3+ years’ experience with supply chain operations, compliance frameworks, trade and supply chain regulations

Other Requirements

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years’ experience in Risk Management, Supply Chain Operations, Provenance, Compliance, or related field

  • MS, MBA, J.D. or advanced degree

Risk Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $94,600 - $183,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $122,000 - $200,500 per year.

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Microsoft will accept applications for the role until June 24, 2024.


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations ( .