Principal Program Manager

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Dynamics 365 Connected Store team is looking for pioneers to transform the modern physical retail workplace. We use emerging technologies – including computer vision, IoT, and machine learning – to augment and improve the professional lives of retailers and their shoppers around the world. Intuitive experiences on built on an AI driven insights engine (on the edge and a highly scalable cloud service) will allow sensors to become the eyes and ears of the modern physical retail store, allowing retailers to enhance shopper experiences, empower their floor associates and operate more effectively.

Our mission is to bring the same data driven decision making to physical stores as is available for top of line online retail experiences. All this backed by a paramount focus on Shopper privacy. We are currently looking for an experienced and passionate Principal Program Manager with experience in bringing extensibility to complex high scale cloud systems. Since every space is unique, the Connected Store enables it customers to optimize the system for their own unique requirements. Your areas of responsibility will include identifying the patterns of extensibility that will allow an eco-system of developers and makers (using low code no code patterns) to build value around the Connected Store.

An ideal candidate will have deep technical expertise and experience in developer extensibility, low-code no-code development patterns and tooling. Knowledge of distributed systems is a plus. You will work closely and in partnership with teams in the Business Applications (Dynamics, Power Platform and Power BI) eco system including science and design teams to build the future of retail. You will be responsible for driving the tooling and related extensibility aspects of the Connected Store, using a x-team technical roadmap to achieve customer and ecosystem value.


  • Define scenarios that enable developer and low code no code extensibility patterns
  • Influence the product and the service across the division and ensure the creation of a rich eco-system of ISVs, SIs and makers
  • Own, design and deliver product experiences to disrupt/ enhance the effectiveness of traditional retail operations workflows
  • Own and drive relationships with partners using the partner strategy defined to successfully deliver customer value


  • Graduate degree in computer science or related engineering fields or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • 8+ years of Product/Program Management experience on an enterprise cloud product
  • Proven track record of partner and customer ecosystem management with experience in driving relationships at the CxO level
  • Track record/experience in developer and low-code no-code tooling and SaaS based extensibility frameworks
  • Product management, project management and an effective communicator with cross-group collaboration skills

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