Principal Program Manager

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Has it been your dream to be a part of startup? Do you want to change the way millions of enterprise devices are managed around the world? Do you think it's impossible to be doing both at the same time? Welcome to the world of Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD)!

Microsoft’s vision of the Modern Workplace focuses on a complete, intelligent solution that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely. Microsoft Managed Desktop is a strategic, new offering that is built on top of Microsoft 365 with our Windows, Office 365, Cloud management and Security capabilities. At its core, MMD helps generate an environment for creative and collaborative work, leverages modern always up to date devices, attracts and retains generational talent that will help IT focus on their overall digital transformation, and will allow organizations to stay current in a more simplistic and scalable manner. It has never been a more exciting time for us to start this initiative!

As a Principal Program Manager in the MMD team, you will get an amazing opportunity to shape the overall MMD strategy, as well as influence product improvements in Windows, Office, Intune, and other Microsoft 365 products and services. You will work closely with experts and key customers to both develop the right solution, and to learn through live site deployments. Finally, you will be part of the team designing new capabilities to greatly expand the scope and capabilities of the offering to meet the rapid expansion of our customer base. You will be part of a small, agile team working with experienced engineers that will behave more like a startup team. Team members will do what is necessary to design and establish the offering and help customers and partners be successful.


The goal of MMD is to delight users and free up IT. There are several unique differentiators in MMD that we want to demonstrate to customers. We aspire to deliver IT as a service to our customers to not only free up their time but so that we deliver an amazing Microsoft solution. Our customers are committed to the full MicrosoftM365+Devices story, and it’s our job to bring it altogether for them in a way that not only reduces costs, but importantly brings to their organization the very best of Microsoft. Your job is tohelp define the vision and roadmapfor MMD and be one of the leaders to drive the deliverables and execution within the broader MMD team.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science or other technical field
  • 10+ years of program management experience and shipping products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ambitious, self-motivated
  • Excellent track record of shipping and cross group collaboration
  • Experience working on OS, software and services or similarly deep technological areas
  • Experience in data and analytics
  • Excellent documentation, communication and presentation skills

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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