Principal Program Manager

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you passionate about the cloud, intuitive developer experiences tools and APIs, building platforms, communities, and services which are used by developers around the world every day?

Do you have a passion for enabling developers to efficiently deliver high quality applications leveraging Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform?

Do you love working with customers using multiple languages like Java, Python, Javascript / TypeScript, C#, C/C++, Go, and many more?

This is the opportunity for you to make a huge impact, gain great experience and help drive the bottom line of one of Microsoft's largest and fastest growing businesses.

The Azure SDK has grown to have hundreds of components for developers to leverage to connect their applications and services to Azure. Whether you are using Storage, KeyVault, EventHubs, or Cognitive Services, these libraries and tools are used by developers worldwide to leverage Azure's vast array of features in their language of choice.

The Azure SDK team is expanding with the purpose of streamlining the way all these components are architected and to create a seamless, consistent and idiomatic programmability experience for developers using the Azure platform.

Responsibilities

We are hiring a Principal Product Manager who can help drive these efforts. This position requires both a deep understanding of cloud customers and significant technical depth as we engage with many Azure service teams to deliver our platform together.

You will have broad impact in a number of areas including:

Establish a vision for how ease of programmability differentiates Azure from its competitors.

Run user research, customer development, market research and competitive analysis.

Partner with Developer Advocates, Documentation, UX Research and Azure service teams to deliver a delightful developer experience across the breadth of Azure.

If you are passionate about the developer ecosystem, open source, and the cloud, this is the role for you! Come join us as we make Azure features more accessible to developers through the SDKs and tools we deliver.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

7+ years of experience as a product manager or software engineer

2+ years of experience as a product manager for developer platforms or tools

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering

The ideal person for this role would have breadth of context on what developers are trying to build with the cloud along with depth necessary to speak to the shortcomings of the developer experience across the major cloud service providers.

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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