Program Manager II

Last updated 4 hours ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Azure Storage team enables customers to build scalable, durable, and highly available cloud applications. The Storage PM team is looking for a Program Manager with strong customer focus and experience with data-driven decision making to join the Supportability Fundamental PM team.

As the owner of a key fundamental of the Azure Storage platform, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to effect valuable changes to the customer experience by providing solutions for top customer issues.
  • Build features, tools and documentation in collaboration with feature teams to improve the product, self-diagnostics and tools to prevent and reduce resolution time for customer issues.
  • Be part of a team of PMs and engineers who are working toward a top business critical goal to improve customer satisfaction with the Azure Storage platform while ensuring support cost does not sky-rocket with our hockey-stick growth.

Strong technical background and understanding of distributed systems are a must to help drive product decisions and customer requirements into design. Proven capability of using data to solve high impact business problems is also desired.


As part of a team you will be responsible to:

  • Measure, understand and improve Supportability Fundamentals of the Azure Storage stack through data insights
  • Distill customer insights from support cases, user forums and surveys into requirements for feature teams to improve their features/scenarios, tooling and documentation
  • Design and build tools required to prevent customer issues and reduce issue resolution time of top customer concerns through data analysis, deep dives into product features and customer scenarios
  • Drive semester planning and delivery of features related to the fundamental for Azure Storage
  • Effectively communicate health of the Storage Fundamental through reports and presentations on a regular basis


Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional relevant PM experience, preferably in an online service
  • BA or MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems is a plus

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.

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