Principal PM Manager

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

With hundreds of millions of users and tens of thousands of business customers from every industry and region in the world, Microsoft 365 is the locomotive that is driving Microsoft’s leadership in cloud services. The M365 core platform is the foundation of the intelligent productivity experiences in all of Microsoft 365's flagship products and services, including Teams, Outlook, Office, SharePoint, Windows, and Dynamics.

You will lead a team of program managers focused on increasing the agility and quality of the M365 app platform partner experience, including a reboot of the end-to-end partner experience, from onboarding through production. This will require defining strategic priorities for your team and multiple related engineering teams, creating clarity for the team and the effort, and collaborating with teams across the organization to drive improvement to an experience used by thousands of internal developers across Microsoft, so that they can deliver differentiated intelligent features to hundreds of millions of Office 365 and Microsoft 365 customers.

We have a diverse, fun, growing team of talented people from across the globe. We're ambitious but take work/life balance seriously, and prioritize opportunities for real connection with each other, even in the midst of the pandemic and everyone working from home.


Key qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in program/product management or software engineering leadership
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, engineering, or related field
  • Customer obsession and empathy
  • Demonstrated visual, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • A track record of successfully driving mission critical projects with cross-company and/or cross-industry stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in ambiguous environments


Additional qualifications:

  • MBA and/or a graduate (MS, PhD) degree in computer science, engineering, math, or a related field
  • Experience with big data or machine learning technologies
  • Experience as a software engineer or an engineering manager
  • Experience designing and building large scale cloud services

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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