Senior Program Manager

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft Cloud business is growing at a very fast pace and the supply chain to fulfill capacity needs for capacity hungry Cloud business is getting complex with new scenarios emerging continuously. The need to find solutions leveraging engineering mindset has never been stronger.We are fulfilling capacity needs frompublic clouds, sovereign clouds, specialized workloads, eachgoing throughhigh growth.We have a goal to be aTop 25 supply chain in the world inthenext 3 years and are looking for people who can get innovative in solution envisioning, have a high bias for action and obsess over customer experience.Problem solutions can span frombuilding world class customer experience in self-serve capacity management, intelligently fulfilling capacity in any worldlocation by matching customer demand across millions of customers with incoming supply,late binding decisionsto mitigate shortages,applyingmathematical optimizationandmachine learningetc. Insummary,there is no shortage of problemsforengineering solutions.

We havea fantastic opportunityfor aprovenSenior Program Managertohelpbuildengineering systems that optimally deliver capacity and continuously protect the capacity experience of Microsoft’s Cloud customers.

Responsibilities

  • Ownprogram managementaccountability todefine andlaunchtheproductcapabilitiesthat drivethe desiredbusiness outcomes.
  • Engage with customersand partnerstodeeplyunderstand the requirements anddeveloptheproductroadmapto address thoseneeds.
  • Break ambiguous and complex problems into amanageablelist of epics and features with clearly articulated specs.
  • Closely partner with the software engineering teams toland key product capabilitiesandbusiness goals.
  • Proactively identify critical risks tothe product roadmapandKPIs andmitigate those risksby working across all the teams.
  • Continuouslyengage with customers, partners, and leadership to provide updates on product roadmapand collect actionable feedback.
  • Identify critical data and telemetry required to optimize theproduct functionality,and work with engineering teams to grow the required data footprint.
  • Managemetrics, dashboards, and analytics that track the performance of theproduct capabilitiesagainstthegoals and optimize theproduct functionality to drive the right performance.
  • Perform richanalysisand develop actionable insights usinga variety of data sets.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science or Quantitative fieldsor equivalent experience
  • 7+ years combined experience: Program Management, Data Science, Operations Research, Software Development, technical/engineering role(s).
  • 5+ years of experience leading program management and/or implementing automation systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a quantitative field
  • 10 plus years combined experience: Program Management, Data Science, Operations Research, Software Development, technical/engineering role(s).
  • 7+ years of experience leading program management and/or implementing automation systems.
  • 1+ year strong data analysis skills leveraging SQL,Power BI,Kusto,Python,R.
  • 1+ year demonstrated scripting and/or programming skills in C#, Python,Ror PowerShell.
  • Proven experience in collaborating across engineering, business, and operationalteams.
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn existing concepts and employ new techniques.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

* Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Screen 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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