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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

We are the Azure Data teams’ part of the C+E Azure organization. Azure data teams present interesting challenges in technologies such as big-data, cloud, storage and open-source. We build reliable, highly scalable and highly performing distributed systems for data analytics on Azure. We work with various open-source technologies like Hadoop, Spark etc., and make contributions to these technologies. Azure services are building next generation globally distributed, elastic scale, multi-model cloud analytics services. It is designed to enable developers to build planet-scale applications. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a very agile team, take on hard big data problems and ship high impact features at a rapid pace. We are looking for a strong product/program manager with a passion for data and analytics. In this role you will shape and define product capabilities and experiences by deeply engaging with customers as well as by using data to understand engagement and quality of experience. You will create and lead with clarity while bringing a strong bias for action. The opportunities to significantly impact the team, Azure, Microsoft, and the industry are practically limitless.



  • Work with customers, partners, and the engineering team to define and deliver impactful capabilities in the big data space.

  • Drive user research, telemetry, and A/B testing to provide best in class data-driven insights

  • Work with UX designers and researchers to design experiences that are both highly effective and aesthetically pleasing.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline or in place of 3+ years of internship or 3+ years of industry engineering experience

  • 7 years professional experience in product design, product management or product engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with data and analytics

  • Understanding of patterns and best practices of a modern analytics solution

  • Great curiosity and willingness to question

  • High enthusiasm, integrity, ingenuity, results-orientation, self-motivation, and resourcefulness in a fast-paced competitive environment.

  • Love the next problem, the next experiment, the next partner

  • Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes

  • Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems

  • Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers


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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