Senior Program Manager

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Want to work on one of the most rapidly growing developer platforms at Microsoft? The Microsoft identity platform as over 1 million applications integrated (and growing)! We interact directly with Fortune 500, Startups, and ISVs to help them build seamless “single sign on”, authentication and authorization experiences for more than 1 billion end users in the Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Account systems. The platform also secures billions of interconnected “service to service” API calls each day. Microsoft itself uses this platform for every product including Office, Azure, Teams and Xbox.

The Microsoft Identity Developer Platform team is a tight-knit community of engineers who are committed to helping our customers build amazing applications while respecting the privacy of end users. Our aim is to be the best and most successful identity service in the world while enabling all Microsoft products to benefit from our investments. All our libraries are open source and developed on GitHub, and we collaborate with the open-source community on feature requests, issues, and pull requests. We support developers building on their macOS, Linux or Windows machine building apps across web, mobile, desktop, and embedded devices. We support every popular programming language (.NET, C++, Python, Java, JS, etc) and all the hot frameworks. #IdentityJobs


We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to create seamless end-to-end developer experiences for apps built on Windows, macOS and Linux using Microsoft Identity Platform. You’ll own and drive the design and adoption of .NET and cross-plat C++ authentication libraries for the desktop, and partner closely to drive desktop requirements for libraries in Java, Python and Node.js. You’ll collect requirements and drive adoption with Fortune 500, Startups, and ISVs as well as Visual Studio, Azure, Power Platform, and M365 to create a thriving app ecosystem for 1 billion+ users with a Microsoft identity.

We’re looking for candidates who have passion for the developer customer (internal and external), stay on top of developer platform industry trends, like to get their hands dirty writing sample code. We seek candidates experienced in developing product hypotheses and validating directly with developer customers, and those who are capable of formulating sound advice on how to integrate our solutions into cloud, desktop and mobile applications. If you have a passion for developers and building great experiences for developers, please reach out!


Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline
  • 6+ years of Program Management experience shipping software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing developer products: APIs, libraries, tools, great developer experiences
  • Experience with developer tools on Windows, macOS and Linux
  • Experience designing distributed systems is nice to have
  • Experience in identity is nice to have (we’ll teach what you don’t know)

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.

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