Microsoft Corporation Program Manager 2 in Redmond, Washington

Are you excited by using the latest data-science techniques to mine massive amounts of data for key insights to drive and refine product strategy? Do you find it motivating to empower program managers, software engineers & external partners to use data to make better decisions? Are you a natural communicator & collaborator who can connect the deep insights generated by our data-science team with applications across the Microsoft 365 Ecosystem?

If so, the Office Platform team would love to talk to you.

About the Team

The Office Platform team is a global team with individuals in Redmond, Dublin, Beijing, and Bangalore. We play a central role in the M365 developer story and are responsible for delivering a cohesive platform that enables developers to extend Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook on all endpoints. We partner closely with internal teams, external companies, and a wide range of developers (from first- to third-party) to build a platform that will bring considerable value to the Office ecosystem.

We do this by both fostering one of the world’s largest developer ecosystems around our Win32 apps, and building a modern extensibility model that’s based on web technologies and runs across platforms. Building a great platform isn’t just about APIs – we also think deeply about the developer experience and ensure that from documentation to tooling to an in-app marketplace, we have everything our ecosystem needs to build powerful, deeply integrated solutions that enable customers to use our apps more efficiently and effectively.

We are a diverse, worldwide, passionate, customer-obsessed team with a highly collaborative environment, focused on ensuring that we have a world-class platform and a successful, thriving partner ecosystem.

Responsibilities

About the Position

You would join the team as a Program Manager II working on our data analytics team with dedicated data scientists and engineers. Your product is a comprehensive set of data & insights for the Microsoft 365 Ecosystem including Office Add-ins, Microsoft Graph, Office 365 Centralized deployment & more. Your job is to democratize our data & insights across disciplines through improving our data pipelines, designing self-service tools for working with data, working one-to-one with feature teams & external partners on data-science projects and using your excellent verbal & written communication skills to drive awareness of our insights. You will also be a champion for quality so that your customers know that our data and insights are trustworthy.

We'd love to talk to you, if you

  • Have a strong drive to ensure that we the team is using the best data & techniques available to make great decisions for the Office Platform and its app ecosystem.

  • Enjoy partnering closely with others, including listening deeply to their needs/concerns, sharing your thoughts clearly, and openly discussing the necessary tradeoffs to ultimately land on the best design.

  • Love pushing for clarity in communication and can explain complex findings in simple-straightforward language.

  • Are equally comfortable articulating the big picture and refining the small details of a design. Perhaps you often find yourself digging into the details, finding gaps and making things happen.

  • Are a passionate problem solver, who continuously strives to make things better.

  • Are customer and data obsessed, always learning, and refining your features to deliver maximum business impact.

Office Platform is incredibly committed to diversity and equal opportunity. We believe that the best software comes from a diverse, inclusive team that celebrates the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and skills of all team members. The more we come together, the more we will achieve.

Join us in building the future!

Qualifications

  • 2+ Years of Program Management, Product Management, or equivalent experience required.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent required.

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 https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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