Principal Program Manager
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021
At Microsoft, we believe that technology will define the next
decade in every industry. Organizations with greater tech intensity
will thrive and surpass their peers, and technology will be
ubiquitous in every business process. Across Azure, Dynamics 365,
Office 365, GitHub, and LinkedIn we see tremendous potential to
help our customers achieve their industry ambitions in a way that
no other company can. Do you have an inclusive leadership style
that creates a collaborative, growth-mindset culture? Are you
passionate about cloud computing, large scale distributed systems
engineering problems, and leading the digital transformation of the
Financial Services Industry (FSI)? Are you structured and data
driven in developing strategies and making complex decisions?
The Azure Global Commercial Industry team is looking for an
experienced leader who can work closely with other Program Managers
and Software Engineers to drive end-to-end success with Microsoft's
strategic customers and partners. Our team has people from a wide
variety of backgrounds, previous work histories, and life
experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity.
We are excited about learning, fostering a growth mindset, and
encouraging individuals to go beyond the planned and prioritized
work to drive innovation. Our culture is mission-driven,
collaborative and customer focused.
- 10+ years of Program/Technical Product Management
- Excellent cross-discipline leadership, collaboration and
influencing skills. Lead, drive change and influence without
authority across groups and executives
- Ability to build relationships with, and influence, external
customers and partners
- Experience with building services on Azure or other cloud
- Experience defining, measuring, innovating and driving change
in large-scale software products and systems
- Ability to concisely frame problems, design simple solutions
and make decisions based on data and metrics
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to
communicate business problems, alternatives, and product
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
- Experience in financial services or related fields
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.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of
your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
In this cross-functional role, you will act as one of the leads
within the team collaborating with a talented set of stakeholders
across Microsoft to shape the Azure platform, drive FSI specific
features, serve customers and transform the industry. You will need
a broad and deep understanding of our technical architecture and
business strategy across Microsoft's entire platform and have a
passion for understanding our customer requirements. This team is
tackling challenging engineering and business problems within the
broader organization - our work has high visibility with the
Microsoft senior leadership team and many opportunities to share
our successes and receive support and guidance. More specifically,
- Partner alongside a growing team of Program Managers and embody
Microsoft's leadership principles by creating clarity, generating
energy and delivering success
- Support execution of long-range planning and develop and
delivery of the team's core objectives and key results.
- Help build a customer execution strategy, including
co-development approach with other Microsoft cloud, support, and
customer experience teams.
- Communicate product and business strategy and how the team's
work aligns to broader goals.
- Work directly with customers to understand their business
requirements and help them make decisions related to their product
investments in the Azure platform. You will take ownership of
customer dissatisfaction on behalf of Microsoft and work to find a
path to resolution, earning customer trust in the process.
- Maintain trusted partnerships with senior leaders across a wide
array of disciplines and teams.
- Have a drive to create and improve a world-class system for
ensuring we have the right capacity available in the right places
at the right time. This role requires someone who can constantly
anticipate the customer needs we will have three years from now and
ensure we are building to be ready.
- This is a role with customer interaction supporting a global
customer base and monthly travel is expected.
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