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Principal PM

at Microsoft Corporation

Posted: 8/25/2019
Job Reference #: 692940

Job Description

  • Job locationUS-WA-Redmond
    Date posted3 weeks ago(8/22/2019 3:55 PM)
    Job number
    Job category
    Program Management
    Employment type
    Role type
    Individual Contributor
  • Overview

    Microsoft 365 is key to Microsoft's cloud strategy and we have one of the richest productivity offerings in the world. Our charter is central to Microsoft 365 business's growth strategy as we provide the end to end data fabric that produces business and customer intelligence that fuels growth initiatives. We use cutting edge big data technologies and turn data and insights into data products that drive customer growth, product engagement, customer satisfaction, quality of product and features. We power product experiences and customer outreach initiatives through predictive modeling, machine learning models and recommenders that nurture the customer throughout their lifecycle from pre-acquisition to retention. We build durable, high quality, privacy compliant data platform as the backbone of Microsoft 365's data strategy.

    The position requires product vision, ability to innovate & create a new product value, strategic thinking, customer obsession, technology depth, passion for development of cutting edge artificial intelligence solutions, ability to define requirements and roadmaps, and expertise in managing partnerships and business groups. The position requires a self-motivated, driven individual who will be responsible for end to end ownership and delivery of the product vision. The position also requires defining clear success metrics for impact on Microsoft 365's bottom line, be open to experimentation, evaluation and iteration till product impact is successfully delivered


    Succeeding in this role will require:
    * Strong obsession about understanding customer needs and translating into product capabilities
    * Demonstrated ability to design visually appealing and customer facing data products
    * Proven track record in managing global delivery of highly scalable cloud services
    * Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities
    * Exceptional ability to effectively negotiate and collaborate across teams and organizations
    * Tenacious and proactive drive for results with a sense of urgency
    * Strong ability to handle significant ambiguity and rapid change
    * Relentless focus on customer needs
    * Strong verbal/written communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences


    Skills and qualifications:
    Success in an engineering PM role delivering high-scale on-line or cloud services.
    5+ years of engineering Program management experience
    BS/BA degree, MS preferred in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
    Critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, strong track record of structuring and solving complex problems
    Demonstrated strong performance in prior roles

    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.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.