Principal Program Manager

Last updated 20 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you passionate about helping to create new devices and experiences? The Surface Team is defining the next generation of products to engageanddelight our customers. We’re looking for a talented program manager who will collaborate across disciplines to drive product planning, implementation, and integration for Surface Duo and future products.


  • Drive SWFW program and schedule for a device program
  • Drive definition of SWFW requirements, work breakdowns, implementation plans, specificationsand SW integration planning across alldisciplines
  • Drive the execution and delivery using engineering tools, triage, tracking and reporting aligning to product milestones.
  • Drive SWFW planning for device program HW builds and work with internal teams to ensure SW bring-up and enablement of HWbuilds
  • Drive the execution and delivery using engineering tools, triage, tracking and reporting aligning to productmilestones
  • Partner closely with internal and external engineering teams to track progress, remove roadblocks and deliver timelyresults
  • Drive strategic alignment and achieve senior management and executive level buy in andsponsorship
  • Organize and present program reviews/status to engineering, business, and seniormanagement
  • Collaborate with silicon vendor as well as OS and Apps teams to drive E2E software programplanning


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in program management or other engineering discipline defining, driving, and shipping products through multiple ship cycles.
  • Held responsibility for the creation of functional specifications, project schedules and building plans to deliver.
  • Enthusiastic, attention to detail, results oriented, organized, motivated and self-driven.
  • Strategic leadership and analytical skills.
  • Solid critical thinking and questioning skills.
  • Outstandingtrackrecord of accomplishing results in a matrixed environment, working collaboratively across boundaries and influencing otherteams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High degree of flexibility - willing to fill in the gaps when needed to advance theprogram
  • Experience with Android OS is a plus.
  • Experience with shipping hardware products is a plus.
  • Experience with hardware partner development is a plus.
  • Bachelor Degreehighlydesired,Master Degreeis a plus.


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