Senior Program Manager

    Microsoft Corporation
    Bellevue, WA 98004
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    Job Description

    As the fastest growing business application in Microsoft's history, Teams is redefining how our customers collaborate and communicate in their environment. Teams addresses the needs of a diverse workforce by bringing together several tools and communication methods (calling, meeting, first, second and third-party apps) as a hub for collaboration.

    Enterprise adoption of Teams is typically blocked on key asks in the security and compliance space. Much like emails, Teams is increasingly becoming the surface area for security hardening as well as enterprise compliance requirements like eDiscovery, retention, supervision and many more ( We are seeking a seasoned Senior Program Manager who can own, define, and drive this important charter. These capabilities will delight our customers and further differentiate Teams from its competition. In this role, you will have the opportunity to create product strategy, build alliances with partner teams and deliver on key investments to make Teams safer.

    We are a dynamic and agile group that's building new capabilities to secure our customers content. We have an open culture with respect for diversity. You will have lots of executive visibility and the opportunities for advancement in this role.

    About the Position

    Customer champion: Be the voice of the customer and identify opportunities in compliance & security for Teams.

    Create the vision and strategy: Define the features, experiences, and capabilities that will help Teams lead the industry in this space.

    Communicating ideas: Drive clarity by writing papers, developing experiences, and writing specs that will illustrate the opportunity, develop the plan, and keep our team and our partner teams on the same page. This includes working closely with PMs and engineers on our own team as well as PMs and engineers across many partner teams within the company. Provide technical and product leadership to a team of highly passionate engineers.

    Cross team collaboration: Work closely with partner teams across Microsoft to build trust and influence how they can help meet the security & compliance needs for Teams. Manage a schedule for timely delivery of features both within Teams & across different partner teams.

    We'd love to talk to you, if you
    • Are a passionate problem solver who continuously strives to make makes things better
    • Have 5+ years of program management experience delivering end-user and/or admin facing products and services
    • Enjoy wearing multiple hats and digging in to make things happen
    • Are equally comfortable articulating the big picture and refining the small details
    • Are customer and data obsessed, always learning and refining your features to deliver maximum business impact
    • Love pushing for clarity in communication and can explain large, complex systems, in simple-straightforward language
    • Have a BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar degree
    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: 588102896Posted: 2020-11-19