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Microsoft Corporation Sr Application Manager in Seattle, Washington

Responsible for the management of applications that support Global Workplace Services (GWS) this role would be primarily focused on Capital Project Management and Budgeting and Forecasting for Real Estate. The Application Manager will be responsible for system onboarding for the user base, system enhancements, upgrades, system/data remediation, change management, user training and disaster recovery planning. This person will also be responsible for engaging with business stakeholders to translate business process into system requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Primary lead managing a specific group of applications for Microsoft's Real Estate & Security division, tasked with developing and managing applications that enable our employees to do their best work every day.

  • Application onboarding for all new and existing users.

  • Engage with business stakeholders (Platform Leads, Puget Sound Platform Leads, RE&F Leadership, and Microsoft Digital) to understand and document business process.

  • Engage with business stakeholders to ensure data quality and system remediation if required.

  • Work across groups with which the Technology Team is dependent (data quality, reporting, integrations, enterprise applications and data warehouse teams) to prioritize enhancements to the applications.

  • Manage technology projects from design through implementation which includes scope, schedule and budget adherence.

  • Document and manage support and disaster recovery programs for all applications.

  • Manage scope with 3 rd party vendor teams both directly and indirectly managed as well as on/offshore to accordingly prioritize and deliver against technology needs of the business - this includes stakeholder management to ensure expectations are properly set and maintained.

Qualifications

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or degree equivalent in Business Administration (BBA), Finance, Engineering, Architecture, Construction/Project Management, Technology, Design, or related field AND 4+ years multinational corporate environment experience

  • OR Master's Degree or degree equivalent in Business Administration (MBA), Finance, Engineering, Architecture, Construction/Project Management, Technology, Design, or related field AND 2+ years multinational corporate environment experience

  • OR equivalent experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Finance background (Budgeting, Forecasting, PO’s, CO’s, Invoicing, Rent, Depreciation) preferred.

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, and proven capability to effectively understand business needs/objectives and translate those into business effective applications preferred.

  • A proven ability to influence and collaborate across groups at all levels of an organization and build virtual teams.

  • Strong project management, organizational, and entrepreneurial skills preferred.

  • Experience with disaster recovery planning for systems preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Tririga, Manhattan/Trimble, Archibus, Dynamics,SharePoint, Power BI, SAP, AutoCAD, Accruent and/or other real estate related applications preferred.

  • Systems implementation experience preferably with corporate real estate point systems or IWMS implementation experience preferred.

  • Ability to understand business process and employee experiences and translate those experiences and process into applications that support RE&F.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft specific data culture and general systems/data to more quickly assess feasibility of delivering business needs, preferred.

  • For Colorado Applicants: The salary range for this role is from $113,900 to $171,500.

  • At Microsoft certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee’s role.

  • Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. US-based employees gain access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, and fitness benefits, among others.

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) .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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