PRINCIPAL PROGRAM MANAGER LEAD

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The automobile industry is undergoing the biggest transformation since the invention of the assembly line 100-years ago. Automakers call this transformation CASE: Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric. As urban populations around the world increase exponentially, the transportation industry is turning Microsoft to help improve urban mobility – starting with the connected vehicle experience.
Do you want to be a leader in this transformation? Do you enjoy partnering and collaborating with multiple disciplines and enabling technology teams to deliver scalable solutions to enable future of connected vehicles and mobility services? We are looking for an experienced leader to run a high-performing team of Program Managers and drive delivery of next-generation automotive technologies that connect to the Azure Cloud. We are looking for a leader with energy, strong technical ability, and great listening skills. You will be on the front line of our automotive efforts, leading and building a team of PMs and representing the team across engineering organizations and to Microsoft & customer senior executive teams.
We are focused on automakers, mobility service providers, and fleet service owners who sell and lease mobility as well as vehicles to consumers. In this role, you will work closely with engineering, business development and industry teams. You will also interact with customers directly to gather requirements and work on design to deliver the right solutions. The team is tasked with helping define the driving experience of the future – join us!

Responsibilities

As a member of our team, you will participate in all stages of our engineering lifecycle - from initial research and discovery, quick iteration on ideas, solution prototyping and development, and through successful delivery.

You will also be responsible for:

Working closely with distributed development team to build a well-defined product roadmap.

Partner with our customers to understand their needs and translate feedback into technical requirements

Ensure successful delivery of the product values in collaboration with the feature development team and partnerships across Microsoft teams.

Working closely with the business development and industry teams to scale and reach the right customers.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

7+ years of experience in a technical program manager role

Desired Qualifications:

BS or MS in computer science, related degree, or equivalent experience

Knowledge of Azure, AWS, or similar cloud computing platforms

Experience with creating detailed roadmaps to coordinate the efforts of the engineering, business development, and industry teams towards solutions and products that delight customers in the marketplace.

Experience working with the automotive industry, embedded device development, or IoT devices.

Ability to travel for business (up to 25%)

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.

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