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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Cloud Operations and Innovation (CO +I) is the team behind the cloud. CO+I is responsible for delivering over 200 Microsoft web portals, Live and Online Services around the world including infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual to help build the network that powers the world’s largest online services.

Microsoft is seeking a principal program manager to help shape the future of cloud infrastructure. As part of the Platforms and Datacenter Integration Engineering team within Cloud Operations and Innovation, you will work across multiple organizations at the intersection of infrastructure and the data center to ensure Microsoft can quickly meet a wide variety of customer needs at massive scale.


Key responsibilities:

  • Represent and drive data center requirements throughout infrastructure lifecycle

  • Identify process gaps and drive process improvement efforts across multiple teams and organizations to ensure quality products deploy at scale in Microsoft’s datacenter fleet

  • Communicate progress and issues clearly and succinctly to executive management

  • Steer alignment of future infrastructure and data center designs


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience

  • 9+ years of data center infrastructure design/program management experience

  • 8+ years’ experience in technical program management

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously.

  • Proven success in participating in cross-functional teams to deliver on key projects.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required for preparing clear, concise and grammatically correct materials and communicating information effectively to others

Preferred, not required:

  • MS degree in engineering and/or MBA

  • Experience with reporting and data analysis systems & platforms (e.g. PowerBI)

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.

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.