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Microsoft Corporation Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

The Cloud Supply Chain and Provisioning’s New Technology Integration team is seeking a passionate, driven, and intellectually curious Engineering program manager to enable new product introductions for Microsoft’s Azure cloud services. The New Technology Integration team is accountable for the engineering, validation, and production readiness of new solutions for infrastructure capacity.

As a Senior Program Manager, you will partner with our hardware and software design teams to launch new cloud services. This role has a direct and measurable impact on Microsoft's competitive advantage by reducing the time-to-market for new services and ensuring the quality and scalability of infrastructure capacity. A successful candidate for this role will leverage their analytical, leadership, and communication skills to deliver innovative solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our products.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the introduction of new cloud services, hardware platforms and the tools / processes to deploy them at scale

  • Work directly with partner engineering teams to ensure new services meet the scale and cycle times for high volume deployments

  • Identify, prototype and drive the implementation of technical and process improvements to increase the predictability, agility and speed of our deployment system

Drive reduction in the time-to-market for the introduction of new services

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering (e.g. mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial) or related disciplines

  • 5+ years of experience in creating, managing or optimizing a product lifecycle or manufacturing system

  • 3+ years of experience communicating at an executive level

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficiency in agile program management leading technical engineering teams

  • Masters Degree

  • In-depth knowledge of release management for hardware components or software services

  • Demonstrated ability to use data to identify key issues for the business and lead continuous improvement initiatives

  • Proven track record of successfully influencing others at all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to lead across organizations through a position of influence

  • Experience in defining key performance indicators and implementing data visualization

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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