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Microsoft Corporation Technical Program Management in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft Cloud Operations and Innovation (CO+I) is the team behind the cloud. CO+I is responsible for delivering over 200 Microsoft web portals, Live and Online Services around the world including infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for a passionate, high-energy individual to help build the network that powers the world’s largest online services.

The EPC Project Controls Management Group oversees the planning, compliance, and progress of the General Contractor schedules. Inclusive in this is oversight of governance and compliance to improve Data Center Construction predictability across our global build portfolio. We utilize tools such as Master Schedules, Risk Framework, Quality Checklists and Schedule Health Scorecards, and are hands-on with the Program Managers in the field, and with the General Contractor with our tools and analysis. This results in Schedule Predictability driving overall delivery efficiencies.

The Technical Program Manager will support the AI Planning and Scheduling Project Lead. You will support project level schedule analytics and audits. You will be responsible for management and analysis of construction schedules and milestones at the project and program level. This includes working closely with our General Contractors and DCD PM’s, collecting and analyzing schedule data and reporting to management on issues, risks and opportunities found in the construction schedules. Likewise, you will be involved in developing & driving processes, maintaining reporting and driving project deliverables according to a set cadence and rhythm of business. Our goal is to improve predictability by validating project progress, data analysis and clean up, and supporting the overarching schedule processes, development and standardization.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

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.


The Technical Program Manager is expected to manage the following items:

Planning and Delivery

  • Support the AI Planning and Scheduling Lead with the formulation, implementation and ongoing development of scheduling processes and procedures.

  • Provide planning and schedule management support to DCD PMs, stakeholder and project teams and with Redmond-based hub.

  • Support DCD PM and stakeholder teams in developing realistic schedule baselines.

  • Support Planning and Scheduling Lead and PM teams in improving schedule accuracy and GC compliance / performance on our projects.

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Production of monthly schedule reports that monitor, control and measure schedule performance against project baselines and contractual milestones as per set cadence and ROB.

  • Perform schedule impact analysis and variance reporting of project Schedules.

  • Production of milestone tracking and look-ahead reports to support PM teams effectively achieve project milestones.

  • Carry out trend analysis of schedule performance including collation and sharing of lessons learned

  • Support improvements to scheduling processes and procedures, GC performance and reporting

  • Support required data and process for Risk Assessments.

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Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 6+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.

  • 2+ year of experience evaluating construction project schedules from a General contractor or owner’s perspective

  • Ability to travel to construction sites daily to assist in coaching construction PMs and GC on appropriate scheduling techniques

  • 2+ years working with Risk Schedule Analysis

  • 2+ years of analyze construction schedule data and provide deep insights into trends, issues, mitigations

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.

  • Controlled Technology :

  • This role will require access to information that is controlled for export under export control regulations, potentially under the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations or Export Administration Regulations, the EU Dual Use Regulation, and/or other export control regulations. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of citizenship, U.S. permanent residency, or other protected status (e.g., under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)) for assessment of eligibility to access the export-controlled information. To meet this legal requirement, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate’s citizenship will be verified with a valid passport. Lawful permanent residents, refugees, and asylees may verify status using other documents, where applicable.

  • Customer Contract

  • This position requires verification of citizenship due to citizenship-based legal restrictions. Specifically, this position supports United States federal, state, and/or localgovernment agency customers and is subject to certain citizenship-based restrictions where required or permitted by applicable law. To meet this legal requirement, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate’s citizenship will be verified with a validpassport.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 10+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 8+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.

  • Deep knowledge of P6, MS Project, other schedule health analysis tools

  • Familiarity with CPM scheduling methodology

  • Ability to present data from a detailed to high-level depending on audience

  • Experience with Data Center construction programs

  • Consultant in delay claim, time impact analysis and CTD schedules

Technical Program Management IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $137,600 - $267,000 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 $180,400 - $294,000 per year.

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