Senior Program Manager

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Azure ExpressRoute provides direct network connectivity allowing enterprise customers to reach Azure bypassing the Internet. Microsoft’s most important customers use ExpressRoute to access their mission-critical applications running in Azure. We have partnered with nearly major network carriers in the world privately connecting Microsoft’s network to to the carrier’s network infrastructure. After 6 years and serving thousands of enterprise customers we are now looking at a new architecture to better scale into the future . In this role you will be responsible for driving a new ExpressRoute platform.


  • Define platform and service requirements
  • Run engineering calls with partners during the ExpressRoute onboarding process
  • Onboard partners, verify and validate design, connectivity and configuration of networks, and conduct end to end testing to connect partner’s networks into Azure via ExpressRoute
  • Address ExpressRoute architecture and technical design questions for partners and customers
  • Work with Microsoft’s field teams to answer customer queries and issues re. connectivity to ExpressRoute
  • Create and maintain technical documentation on ExpressRoute features, specifications, FAQ’s and processes
  • Work with Ops support teams to troubleshoot and resolve alerts and customer and partner support issues


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field OR 4+ years equivalent industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years Program Management experience defining and shipping products
  • Deep networking experience and understanding of network technologies
  • Experience working with network carriers
  • Familiarity with Software Defined Networking concepts and technologies
  • Strong, demonstrated technical problem solving and communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements
  • Experience interacting with strategic partners and enterprise customers
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong cross-team skills

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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