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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and the foundation of Microsoft’s commercial cloud products. Azure continues to build the largest global footprint of any Cloud provider with 200+ distinct capabilities available in 50+ regions.

As we drive to be the leading cloud platform in the world, Azure Global is hiring an exceptional Senior Program Manager to bring laser focus on meeting Azure’s global availability promise and serve growing customer demand around the world. We create and drive policy, tools and programs to ensure all Microsoft cloud offerings can be made available globally – across all public regions and national clouds. In this role, you’ll work with engineering teams across Microsoft to motivate and drive global expansion, hold teams accountable for delivering on global availability promise, influence architecture and design of select cloud services, and help unblock large revenue opportunities for Azure and other C+AI owned products. Overall, you’ll help drive the rapid expansion of Azure and Microsoft cloud offerings.



  • Define program, measures and success criteria to achieve service and feature parity across Azure public regions/national clouds and drive work to deliver on these outcomes

  • Work closely with engineering teams to understand constraints, motivate and drive global expansion priorities and enable them to meet/unblock global and sovereign region demand

  • Develop tools, data models and automation to scale programs across 100s of teams and 1000s of engineers

  • Build technical depth in tools and processes used to deploy Azure services and use this understanding to track and unblock service deployments

  • Collaborate with Azure stakeholders and Microsoft field and marketing organizations to understand demand and prioritize service deployment work


Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of technical program management experience

  • Technical expertise and ability to build trust with technical teams and architects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of software development or data modeling/analysis experience

  • BS or higher degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent industry experience

  • Demonstrated customer focus and end-to-end thinking for technical projects

  • Experience collaborating with/driving projects across large teams (500 or more people)

  • Product development and/or DevOps experience in a cloud environment

  • Effective communication including VP/Executive report outs

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 at .

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