Program Manager 2

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The 1ES Security Tooling team is looking for a Program Manager to define and drive creation of developer tooling to ensure that Microsoft teams can easily develop secure and trustworthy software. You’ll have a great opportunity for impact across Microsoft as you design solutions to detect vulnerable code, report it and even automatically remediate it.

How We Work

We treat team culture as a product that can be incrementally improved through rigorous experimentation, outcome measurement and the best practices of product development. You’ll work with partner teams inside Microsoft and GitHub to build the product roadmap. You’ll create feedback systems to measure the impact of your work through quantitative telemetry analysis as well as qualitative customer feedback.

We believe that team diversity is key to our success. To that end, you’ll help create a work environment that’s inclusive of all perspectives, incentivizes diversity and creates accountability for positive team collaboration. #1ES


Your Impact

The mission of the 1ES organization is to enhance productivity of engineering teams by building world-class tools and systems to help ship products. The 1ES Security Tooling team delivers on this mission by integrating automated security analysis and reporting into the 1ES DevOps engineering system used by more than 50,000 Microsoft engineers. As Program Manager 2 in 1ES Security Tooling, you will be investigating pain points of many different customers across Microsoft (developers, security/compliance champs, executive leaders and more) to design automated tooling solutions to ensure Microsoft teams deliver only secure, trustworthy open software.

Microsoft teams use our solutions Component Governance, CredScan-on-push, Trust Services Automation (TSA) and more to find and fix tens of thousands of serious security issues every month. You will work with engineering teams and security teams throughout Microsoft to drive these and other new security solutions to even greater successes.


Required qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant Program Management experience
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business, or related fields
  • Excellent understanding of and experience in engineering systems
  • Experience in developer security
  • Experience with Azure Data Explorer (Kusto) or other telemetry analysis solutions
  • Experience with open source and particularly open source package managers, along with understanding of their use in the software development lifecycle

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.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.