Senior Program Manager

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

Want to lead innovation that positively impacts all Azure customers and billions of cloud transactions in a single day over exabytes of data? Love to build a hypothesis, experiment and generate new ideas that transform businesses & technology? Do you get excited about presenting in large developer conferences and presenting to executive leadership?

Join the engineering team that is the storage foundation for all of Azure! The Azure Storage team delivers Object (Blob) and Data Lake storage to enable developers to build scalable, durable, and highly available cloud applications. The Object Storage Platform PM team is looking for a Senior Program Manager that has experience working in and passion for cloud services and loves the developer persona. The ideal candidate has an engineering background with a good understanding of cloud services, solid understanding of Linux, Java, Node.js and Python in addition to Windows and .Net.

This Program Manager is responsible for working with a cohesive team to together drive the storage business forward including increasing adoption, usage, profitability and customer engagement.

Responsibilities

Specific attributes of the role include:

  • Help build & enhance a developer & tooling strategy and augment a developer ecosystem for the Azure storageservice
  • Help onboard customers and partners onto the platform and delight with customers with responsiveness.
  • Represent the Azure storage platform by presenting at public forums and community events
  • Help create a successful and rich customer/partner engagement by engaging with a breadth of customers on both technical and business requirements.
  • Distill customer, market and business insights into long-term strategies.
  • Increase customer and business value by delivery of end-to-end scenarios by partnering with component engineering teams and partner teams and assure alignment with customers needs
  • Analyze COGS, profitability, and business value of feature investments including ensuring alignment with key KPIs.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of product management or technical program management experience
  • Bachelors degree or higher degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ year equivalent industry experience  

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience with enterprise software development
  • Proficient in 2+ programming languages 

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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