Principal Engineering Manager - CTJ

Last updated 2 days ago
Location:Reston, Virginia
Job Type:Full Time

Join the Commerce and Ecosystem (C+E) team - the team that is building the next generation of platform and experiences enabling Microsoft and Azure, the fastest-growing cloud platform in the world which makes billions of dollars of revenue. We are looking for a talented Engineering Manager who will work alongside multiple teams within Azure and throughout Microsoft to build out a mega-scale Commerce platform, provide world-class analytics to customers about their Azure consumption and billing details, and set the stage for enterprises all around the world to effectively interact with Azure to enable friction-free cloud deployments from Azure Marketplace. You will be joining the project on the ground floor and you will be building a team, so your ideas and the team that you build will shape the future.

This role can provide an opportunity to use your existing skillset or your strong desire to learn new skillsets including building large scale Big Data services, highly scalable REST APIs, web services, and powerful web user experiences. Our tools empower Azure customers to create and manage their Azure subscriptions, view and manage their bills, understand and forecast their spending, and deploy Azure Marketplace solutions. Our systems enable enterprise scenarios for the discovery, purchase, distribution, and management of Azure products and services. It's a great time to join us and have huge impact on the business for years to come.


A successful candidate must have the skills of a manager and the proven experience of an individual contributor. As a manager, the candidate should be able to attract new talent to the organization, have experience leading a team, and a record of delivering results. As a proven individual contributor, the candidate should be hands-on with code and data analysis with a strong sense of ownership.

You will be empowered to drive through ambiguity to lead a team of engineers to envision, design, build, validate, and deliver key features with massive customer impact. You will lead projects that require collaboration with a number of teams within C+E and across the company, giving you wide exposure and a broad technical surface area. If you love and want to empower others to solve challenging problems, write high quality code, and are passionate about building and operating robust, reliable, highly distributed software systems using the latest cutting edge technologies, then let's talk.


Required Qualifications:

  • Technical leadership, experience in high performing, agile teams

  • 7+ years of industry experience developing commercial software application or services

  • 3+ years of people management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with public government organizations and secure environments

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline

  • Great communication skills to collaborate cross-group and work effectively within the team

  • Expertise in any modern continuous delivery/deployment systems

  • Working experience in online services/large scale systems is a plus

  • Working experience in system architecture and design

  • Coding and problem-solving skills

  • Able to ramp up quickly on new technologies

The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.

Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.

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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