Program Manager

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Xbox Hardware Team is looking for a talented strategic Program Manager with strong technical skills and background in hardware and or software development. This position will have primary responsibility for growing and evolving the Xbox Design Lab customization business.

We are looking for a highly skilled program manager that can help to drive the strategic and technical development of the Xbox Design Lab. This individual will be responsible for working with Key Stakeholders in Product Planning, Marketing, Commerce, and other groups to develop a roadmap of features and product launches to support growth in our Xbox Design Lab customization business. A successful candidate will be able to form strong relationships with both engineers and ecosystem partners to drive the best roadmap both from a consumer and technical standpoint. Candidate should also be comfortable writing statement of work proposals and partnering with external development companies where needed to integrate new technology and/or outsource specific areas of development. #GamingJobs

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Product Planning, Marketing, and the Hardware engineering team to create a robust and well understood roadmap for product launches encompassing both hardware and software needs.
  • Research and leverage best practices from other online customization programs to best serve the customer and create a customer delighting experience.
  • Partner with both Hardware and Software engineering to develop new tools, techniques, and processes to support the business in an efficient and customer friendly manner.
  • Maintain the complete program schedule inclusive of hardware development needs, software development, and e-commerce support to ensure product launches on time and functions as expected.

Qualifications

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have 10+ years of experience in technical program management, Other qualifications include:

  • Strong technical aptitude ideally with hardware development experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Clear, concise, and convincing communications – both written and oral
  • Excellent partnering skills and ability to work and impact across teams
  • BA or MA

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