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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Are you passionate about securing cloud services and customer data? Do you like applying data science to security-related problems? Are you fascinated with emergence of IoT? Would you like a career where Security meets Data Science and Industrial IoT space to make Microsoft Azure cloud more secure?

The Datacenter Cyber Security team is looking for a seasoned Principal Program Manager to lead new high-profile Security Monitoring Service. This role is on a new team with lofty goals. We are looking for a strong Program Manager who can help us take an exciting new idea, refine it, and grow what we believe will be a very high impacting Security Service. It’s an exciting challenge with huge upside and great visibility. You will be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up.


  • Identify the needs of customers and translate the requirements into detailed technicall and business requirements to be executed on across the organization

  • Research and understand emerging market trends

  • Manage partnerships with vendor teams

  • Apply knowledge of security & data analytics to build product plans

  • Communicate regularly with internal teams, partners, and customers

  • Work closely with development team to drill into tactics and translate requirements into action

  • Presenting to senior leadership teams on plan, status, metrics, etc.

  • Continually be learning and applying new skills to a broad range of projects as you dig in to complex problems and create solutions that scale to a large system and codebase


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience delivering solutions to enterprise customers with 3+ specifically in security, data science, and/or IoT.

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience


  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to work independently and effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment.

  • Prior experience with security, data-science and machine learning

  • Experience in collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from disparate sources in order to drive conclusions and recommendations

  • Good understanding of Azure and the cloud computing space

  • Understanding of Enterprise scale technology and developing large scale out services

  • Proven track record of shipping secure, high quality software through all phases of the platform/service cycle in a high-volume or critical production service environment

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation - to peers and executives)

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 .

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