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Microsoft Corporation Program Manager 2 in Redmond, Washington

Join our team and make the world better for developers!

We are building the Developer Relations dream team in Azure engineering. Our global team is maniacal about making the world amazing for developers of all backgrounds. We're excited to support and contribute to open source platforms, tools, and processes. We’re spreading awareness of Azure and enabling developers to do what they love; write, code, and learn.

This is the heart and soul of reinventing Microsoft’s relationship with developers. Sound exciting? This is your opportunity to join and be a key part of our mission! Learn more here: www.aka.ms/meettheteam

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic technical Program Manager who is data driven and customer focused who can evolve how we deliver localization as a service. This is a highly collaborative role, working with many stakeholders across the engineering teams, supply chain and other International teams to develop processes that deliver high quality, fast turnaround localization of our product and services.

Responsibilities

We:

  • Deliver high quality localized products and services across the C+AI portfolio through daily, weekly and monthly release cycles scaling up to 108 languages

  • Deeply understand engineering systems and project-life cycle of each product/service to integrate localization into agile dev process

  • Identify areas of improvement to increase agility and efficiency in engineering, development and localization processes & tools, and drive innovation to optimize speed to market

  • Immerse ourselves in the product scenarios to understand business environment & competitive landscape; identify the right/suitable local customer experience that have the most value, revenue, or strategic impact

  • Create infrastructure to continuously collect, access and consume required International data; automate as much as possible and utilize it to make decisions

  • Partner with engineering to drive quality upstream (Globalization requirements, localizability, bug prevention, etc.)

  • Leverage expertise and strengths of individuals in the team to maximize impact and effectiveness of the org

  • Build channels and new partnerships with marketing, product planning in Corp and Field

We value:

  • Team-players eager to operate in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Working closely with supply chain and partners across Microsoft and the industry

  • Customer Obsession

Qualifications

Preferred Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years Program Management experience shipping software

  • Strong technical experience with cloud technologies, engineering systems esp build systems, and .NET stack. Good understanding of the Service-Oriented architecture and RESTful web services.

  • Degree in Computer Science or related work experience

  • Excellent communication skills and PM skills

  • Experience with customer feedback programs or user research

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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 .

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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