Microsoft Corporation Technical Program Manager in Redmond, Washington
Microsofts Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the worlds 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.
Microsofts Cloud Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) business unit is responsible for key aspects of the cloud supply chain, from planning and execution to capacity provisioning, decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide. CSCP also has responsibility for managing and executing the cloud sustainability strategy, ensuring that the cloud supply chain is continually optimized to support Microsofts environmental commitments for a sustainable future. As Microsoft scales to become the global leader in cloud deployments and services, we will embed sustainability across the product lifecycle by deeply understanding the sustainability impact of our supply chain and cloud hardware underpinning this growth. With a scientific and data centric approach we want to lead the industry, leveraging a multitude of data sources and information to successfully design for sustainability and enable supply chain transformations.
The Technical Program Manager will play a critical role in this transformation, helping evolve and implement our sustainability impact assessment strategy, particularly as part of our Design for Sustainability program. This role will drive life cycle assessment work across our cloud IT infrastructure, identify opportunities for interventions to drive carbon reduction and increase circularity, collaborate across teams to harmonize sustainability impact assessment methodologies and calculations. The role will work closely with hardware design engineers and architects to manage and solve complex challenges at the intersection of sustainability, leading edge technology development, within a world class cloud hardware & supply chain organization.
Microsofts 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.
Develop and manage initiatives to assess the sustainability impact of Microsofts cloud IT infrastructure, including conducting Life Cycle Assessments and other product impact evaluations such as product circularity
Build tradeoff & what-if scenario models assessing sustainability impacts of hardware design proposals
Support engineering efforts to build a scalable solution for sustainability impacts assessment across the cloud business, including providing recommendations and insights on tool development and procurement to enable more sustainable designs and decisions
Bring life cycle & hardware expertise to teams of data scientist and engineers, providing insights around complex environmental challenges and tradeoffs related to carbon accounting, embodied emissions, circularity, and other sustainability related impacts
Advocate and engage hardware engineering teams to drive product design changes that contribute to corporate sustainability strategy and goals
Support in the creation of a framework for measuring sustainability impact of hardware design, material, and supplier selection
Collaborate with sourcing, manufacturing and supply chain teams to work on supplier interventions programs reducing carbon emissions & waste
Embody our culture and values
Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years experience in corporate sustainability, environmental product assessment, carbon accounting, life cycle assessments, environmental impact reporting, Program Management, Asset Management, Supply chain processes, Sustainability, Circular economy
OR equivalent experience.
2+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects
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.
Masters (PhD preferred) in Environmental Engineering or similar field
Understanding of the ICT sector, cloud hardware, and the cloud supply chain
Expertise with life cycle assessment methods, modeling approaches, data, and applications like GaBi, SimaPro, or equivalent
Ability to evaluate environmental impacts of novel materials and technologies using limited and/or imperfect data, including quantification of uncertainties.
Deep understanding of product life cycles, including material science and flows, from sourcing to manufacturing to end-of-life recycling
Familiarity with environmental indicators and impacts, particularly with respect to carbon, water, energy, and resources
Comfortable navigating, transforming, and managing large and complex data and developing insight to support sustainability initiatives
Experience developing parameterized process-based models for engineering and/or manufacturing processes; knowledge of electronic component production (semiconductors, printed circuit boards, etc.), raw material production (aluminum, steel, plastics, etc.), mechanical part production (machining, stamping, injection molding, etc.) and/or industrial engineering is preferred
Demonstrable program management skills, including ability to direct multiple programs
Technical and analytical experience in the context of supply chains and sustainability
Understanding of circular economy models, and an established network of sustainability practitioners and institutions
Proven ability to write white papers, and detailed process documentation
Technical Program Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 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 $145,800 - $238,600 per year.
Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay
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