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Microsoft Corporation SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER in Redmond, Washington

Do you want to work in a fun and challenging area with passionate and creative people dedicated to helping Microsoft protect its critical information assets? Do you want to regularly contribute to company-wide impacts through a role that provides incredible opportunities for learning and visibility? If so, the Microsoft Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (C&AI) organization is looking for an accomplished Senior Program Manager for our Policy and Compliance Management team within COSONE, Devices, and Gaming (CDG). As a key member of our team, you will collaborate with a team of professionals focused on delivering policy and compliance management programs into C&AI.

As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for working with a team of compliance professionals across the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (C&AI) organization. This position requires the ability to navigate cross-group coordination at all levels, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to formulate issues and recommendations clearly. The Policy and Compliance Program Manager role is critical to ensuring that business-aligned mitigation tactics are in place to support Microsoft’s goals and objectives.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Create/maintain the CDG Control Framework and processes for mapping controls to policy or standards, aligning on control activities, and advising teams on evidence requirements and collection.

Operate policy exception processes including: reporting, communication of exception activity to appropriate management for approval, and interactions with exception requestors to ensure accurate data is presented.

Lead and advise on compliance requirements and processes and drive compliance into tools and processes in CDG.

Perform and support compliance assessments in accordance with existing SOPs or standards.

Adapt, update, and maintain existing SOPs or create new ones as needed to optimize the program for delivery excellence.

Perform reporting, scorecard creation, status updates and regular ROB cycles to ensure management awareness of compliance activities and outcomes.

Interact with various engineering, marketing, legal, finance, and management teams to ensure accurate information is gathered, analyzed, and reported to drive informed decision making around control effectiveness.


Required Qualificiations:

5-7 years’ of experience in Compliance or related fields preferably in a technical or engineering organization

2+ years’ experience writing, maintaining, and delivering Policy, Standards, and Baselines to a large dynamic organization

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience creating, using, and sustaining a control framework or standard set of controls used to drive compliant actions in engineering and support teams

Project management of multiple large and complex IT or business process projects

Ability to pivot quickly from strategic to tactical thinking and from general objectives to specific actions as needed to drive results and impact

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Lead meetings to focus on timely, engaging, and relative topics, and drive towards optimal outcomes, decisions, and business value

BS/BA or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field or the equivalent experience preferred

Business Management experience with prioritization and project management emphasis, familiarity with Agile / Scrum a big plus

Experience using RSA’s Archer EGRC Platform, Azure Dev Ops (ADO), or other task and compliance tracking tools

Lead and advise on certification requirements and processes and drive compliance requirements into engineering systems, tools, and processes

Strong consideration for candidates who are certified or qualified for certification: CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC, PMP (PMI)

This position is based in Redmond, Washington.

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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