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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Do you want to work in one of the fastest growing businesses in Microsoft’s history and help partners transform how they build business applications across Microsoft product offerings?

Helping partners to more rapidly build and deploy business applications that are specific to an industries’ needs while leveraging data across an organization in a common way is the focus for this Program Manager role on our Industry Engineering team within the Business Applications Group.

The Business Applications Industry Engineering Team is looking for a strong, motivated, independent, and energetic technical program manager to drive industry specific programs, complex program requirements, cross-company and cross-team communication and execution accountability across technical and business needs.

This role requires deep subject matter expertise of a key industry area, understanding of the industry business issues and needs and working closely with Microsoft partners to deliver execution of the program.

The role will work closely with the WW industry teams, One Commercial Partner and across Microsoft product groups.



  • Program manage industry program end to end including strategy, priorities, program components, roadmap and content.

  • Work with Microsoft partners to build out the industry solution, most impactful customer scenarios and to identify industry leading partners for recruitment.

  • Own deliverables, with clear prioritization and urgency to ship. Keep release schedules focused, on track and high quality in partnership with engineering.

  • Clear measures of success and projected impact for work.

  • Maintain partnerships and drive results with relevant teams across Microsoft



  • 15+ years domain expertise in the Government and Public Sector industry

  • 10 years of experience as a Program Manager in an engineering role developing customer-facing solutions, preferably at cloud-scale.

  • Strong analytical skills, combined with a strategic orientation, as well as an aptitude for solving complex business problems

  • Technical problem-solving and analytical skills using data analysis and escalation management in a complex environment

  • Experience managing projects with multiple work streams and partners; demonstrated strategic planning abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Azure (or other competitive cloud services), AI and other cloud based SaaS offerings

  • Experience with program management for customer-facing CRM (customer relationship management) or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions a plus

  • Understanding of Dynamics 365 or other cloud ERP implementations a plus

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.