Principal Program Manager

    Microsoft Corporation
    Redmond, WA 98033
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft's history and is the foundation of Microsoft's commercial Cloud Services. Azure continues to build the largest global footprint of any Cloud provider with 200+ distinct product capabilities available in 40+ regions.

    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/global-infrastructure/

    As we drive to be the leading cloud platform in the world, Azure Global is hiring an exceptional PM to develop and drive resilient datacenter infrastructure and software architecture, helping Azure to continue to deliver the world-class service reliability that our customers expect across our increasing global footprint. This role will collaborate with technical experts to build the architectural designs and engineering patterns that both deliver a resilient Azure core, and empower 1000's of Azure engineers to seamlessly develop towards an evolving set of resiliency best practices - all with the lowest cost and highest efficiency possible.

    If this sounds exciting to you, we'd look forward to reviewing your application!

    Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with technical architects to develop solutions that reduce cost of resilient datacenter architecture and service delivery
    • Develop tools and architecture that ensure smoother service delivery while meeting resiliency best practices
    • Build data models and automation to detect, report on, and evangelize adherence to resiliency best practices
    • Report out to senior leadership on progress on resiliency and global expansion initiatives
    Required Qualifications:
    • 3+ years in a software development role
    • 3+ years of experience with cloud services
    • 10+ years of experience in technical program management
    • Proven ability to work closely with engineering teams
    • Proven track record of building development, data, and engineering frameworks that scale to large engineering audiences
    • Ability to bootstrap on a given process or technology in a minimal amount of time
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
    • Experience with a metrics-driven mindset and the ability to experiment, learn and improve
    • Extremely detail-oriented and experienced in project management
    • Great problem solving, strategic thinking and technical skills
    • Self-driven, ability to work with minimal direction, and thrives in a team environment
    • Ability to successfully influence without authority and manage efforts through relationships.
    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: 554946270Posted: 2020-05-21