Principal Program Manager

    Microsoft Corporation
    Redmond, WA

    Job Description

    Are you an experienced software product manager? Are you passionate about building products that solve complex problems?

    Our team designs and delivers successful products and services like Azure Service Health, Azure Advisor and intelligent self-help and diagnostic experiences in the Azure Portal. We enable Azure customers to avoid and resolve problems as quickly as possible. Together, our product suite enables all Azure services to deliver world-class support to our customers.

    As a Principal Program Manager, you will bring your passion and experience to build software products that people love. You will live at the intersection of technology, user experiences, customers, and business impact. You will lead, innovate and direct product features based on customer experience and data. Our challenges are novel and interesting, and success requires collaboration with teams across Azure.

    You will join as a new leader on our Solutions Experience team. We are responsible for delivering on our team's vision of AI-enabled support. In this role you will be responsible for defining and executing strategies and plans for our solutions platform: a comprehensive portfolio of experiences and services used by over 180+ services in Azure to create, manage and deliver the most relevant solutions to our customers and to our support teams.
    • Create detailed feature specifications including visual designs (wireframes), technical designs, and expected behavior designs
    • Collaborate closely with engineering to define and deliver product features
    • Interview customers (internal and external) to validate problems and solution approaches
    • Prioritize work against competing priorities from stakeholders
    • Engage with partner teams across Microsoft to drive alignment on dependencies
    • Measure the success of the product/feature through relevant metrics and KPIs
    • Clearly communicate project status to stakeholders
    Minimum qualifications:
    • 10+ years of software product management experience
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, and leading without authority skills
    • Technical depth and broad, high-level understanding of software design
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience with building services on Azure or other cloud services
    • Proven ability to lead through ambiguity while partnering across organizations
    • Demonstrated ability to come up-to-speed quickly on a new technical domain
    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.


    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.

    Posting ID: 552786788Posted: 2020-05-21