Principal Group Product Manager, Azure

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Atlanta, Georgia
Job Type:Full Time

The Azure Customer Experience (CXP) team is looking for a Principal Group Product Manager. This is a rare opportunity to join a new team in a leadership position, establish a product vision and direction, and build a team.

You will lead a team driving cross-cloud (Azure, Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365) initiatives that improve customer experiences and support. You will define products that form an end-to-end customer experience story that empowers external customers and internal Microsoft stakeholders. You will leverage cloud-scale and AI/ML along with talented Data Scientists and User Experience Designers to deliver customer experiences that weren’t possible even a few years ago. This role allows a high degree of autonomy and creative innovation in scenarios that cut broadly across many Microsoft products.

We value diverse opinions and new, forward-thinking ideas. We have strong customer empathy and delight in understanding our customer's needs. We use data and KPIs to guide, improve, and grow the success of our programs.


As a Principal Group Product Manager on our team, you will have a direct and clear impact on our products and customers. In this role, you will work closely with a talented engineering team, collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders across Microsoft, and design, deliver and iterate on new tools, applications, and platforms. Our work has high visibility with the Microsoft senior leadership team and many opportunities to share our successes and receive support and guidance. The scope of responsibilities includes:

  • Attracting and retaining a diverse and high performing team of product managers
  • Listening to customers (internal and external) to understand their scenarios and challenges
  • Developing a product roadmap and strategy
  • Engage with partner teams across Microsoft to drive alignment on dependencies
  • Measure the success of the product/feature through relevant metrics and KPIs
  • Present roadmap, plans, and status to all levels of company leadership.
  • Creating product/feature specifications with visual and written designs
  • Working with engineering to manage schedules and deliver impact


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of software product management experience
  • 3+ years of people management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or a related field
  • Experience with building services on Azure or other cloud services
  • Experience influencing outcomes through partnerships across multiple divisions
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation - to peers and executives)
  • Experience creating alignment with a broad community of stakeholders
  • 6+ years of people management experience desired

Security Screening:

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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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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