Principal PM Manager | Microsoft | Redmond, WA

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
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Core Services Engineering builds and manages the critical products and services that Microsoft runs on. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day. Core Services Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, large-scale experience with Microsoft and industry solutions. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.

We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

Are you passionate about the customer and love to solve challenging problems with a team of other brilliant program managers and engineers?

Microsoft is transitioning to cloud first world. Microsoft Core Service Engineering is at the forefront of creating innovative solutions aligning to this strategy on a global scale for Microsoft’s customers, partners, and our employees. We have an exciting opportunity for a program manager who is passionate about driving the future roadmap and charter for our Go-to-market strategy with solutions and products in the SAP on Azure portfolio. Our vision is “SAP on Azure is renowned as the best way to run SAP”. As part of that endeavor we are working with Azure, our Sales and Marketing Partner teams to build capabilities and take it to external customers which should indirectly or directly influence Microsoft revenues of Cloud Offerings for SAP workloads and thereby influence Enterprise customers running SAP workloads to adopt Azure as their number 1 choice.

Do you want to work on a system, running in Azure, that processes all of Microsoft’s revenue ($100B) as well as help drive Go to Market sales to our customers of more than $250M a year? As the Principal PM Manager in this space, you will be responsible for creating the pipeline of opportunities that would go into our backlog for GTM Motions, executing on current GTM charter and measuring progress against the targets for our GTM offerings including working on adoption of the same by Enterprise customers.

We are a data-driven team with a clear focus on our customers and their needs. We are hiring an experienced Principal PM Manager to lead the key initiatives around SAP on Azure GTM motions. You will collaborate closely with our stakeholders, customers, partners and end users to design and deliver world class experiences that help them manage cost, quality, and enterprise scale workloads.

Finally, our desire is to create a blueprint for the industry on how to be the best run SAP workloads and that on Azure. Come transform the way Microsoft is running SAP and use those learnings to help transform the industry.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing teams and Azure customer experience, product teams to gather requirements to develop solutions. Must have a strong focus on the end-to-end customer experience.
  • Be data-driven and keep customer as the most important dimension while planning new capabilities.
  • Leverage Microsoft, SAP technologies to build world class, innovative solutions.
  • Work with partner teams for capacity planning, defining service requirements, and designing end-to-end platform capabilities and features.
  • Create solutions with GTM in mind which caters to Microsoft requirements and is also useful for other customers


Qualifications


Basic Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Copmuter Science, Software Design, Software Development, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required.
  • 10 years’ minimum experience in Program Management, System Implementation, Process Analysis, or Enterprise-level System Management.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good basic understanding/experience of application programming
  • Experience with Power BI or related data visualization tools
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and statistical concepts
  • Good understanding of enterprise grade applications in terms of resilience, scale
  • Ability to work independently and ramp-up to new areas quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and desire to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Sound judgment, decision-making skills, and ability to work under continual deadline pressure
  • Demonstrable passion for continuous applied learning & development
  • Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to deal with ambiguity without stalling progress
  • Metrics and data focused and
  • Passion for solving Customer Problems

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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.

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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Principal PM Manager | Microsoft | Redmond, WA

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  • Post Date : November 13, 2020
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The Office Experience Organization (OXO) is looking for an experienced Principal Program Manager Lead for our Services at Scale PM team. This team drives core services in OXO for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other apps with high reliability and efficiency while defining and delivering initiatives across COGS, Security, Compliance and Service Infrastructure with partnerships across Microsoft 365 and Azure. Office for the web is the key service at the center of the Office strategy for service-based web productivity and intelligence.

As the PM Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of PMs who are responsible for driving and leveraging a world-class service infrastructure that meets the scale demands for Office for the web apps and services enabling collaboration, identity, and productivity across the Office suite and endpoints. Your impact will be felt by hundreds of Engineers and PMs that rely on and integrate with our platform and technologies. In addition to the platform, your team will run a set of critical shared services such as production telemetry collection, traffic routing, and provide thought leadership for OXO in services areas. These investments of your team are crucial for continuing to scale in the new world of remote work, life and education.

The work done by this team has impact across the company as we build and enhanced One Microsoft technologies and partner with other divisions on:
  • Performance and reliability of infrastructure components, from Office to Microsoft 365 to Azure that are deployed on our VMs or used for deployment and monitoring
  • Modeling and driving a Site Reliability Engineering culture to meet Service Level Objectives (SLOs) that in turn help deliver a great customer experience when using our services
  • Meeting and exceeding Security, Compliance and Privacy objectives to safeguard the wide range of customers and industries working in the cloud
  • Optimizing the service code, infrastructure, and architecture to enable running more sessions on less hardware to contribute to better reliability for customers and higher margins for the business
  • Enabling product teams to develop, test and deploy in a highly satisfying and agile manner

We offer a fantastic and fun team environment with commitment to people, inclusion and careers, which you will foster and cultivate. We celebrate team cultural values of being:
  • Open to listening to and incorporating feedback, bringing people together to brainstorm and communicate ideas
  • Customer-obsessed, both for the product teams relying on what this team delivers and for our external customers
  • Exceptional partners, as we design and collaborate across many teams across the company
  • Committed to continual learning and growing in building a high-trust, collaborative, diverse and deeply inclusive team environment


Responsibilities

As Principal PM Manager of the team, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Driving the priorities, roadmap, strategy, and execution for the team working with your PM team, Engineering Manager peers, and partner teams across Office and Microsoft.
  • Lead a high performing PM team within Services at scale with a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Develop PMs to be exceptional in the domain of globally deployed, critical productivity services.
  • Be an active member of OXO Shared Leadership Team which drives shared platform, services and components for Office as well as our diversity and inclusion priorities.


Qualifications

  • 3+ years managing high performing teams of Program Managers

    Experience defining the capabilities and roadmap for highly complex services
  • Domain expertise in Cloud, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), or web service technologies
  • Experience driving positive and productive cross-team product development partnerships
  • Exceptional communication and management skills to collaborate across teams and coach/model/care to grow Program Management talent

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.

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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