Principal Engineering Manager
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
1072636
Office 365 is the locomotive engine that uplifts enterprise & consumer monetization with millions of active users in our datacenters around the globe, and growing rapidly.
We are expanding in both global presence and customer satisfaction in the cloud.
With the push to the cloud, the competitive landscape has changed, and we are being constantly pushed to deliver new, more innovative, higher quality features with an increasing emphasis on customer satisfaction.
We recognize that dizzying variety of users, scenarios, and workloads are part of Office 365. We need to ensure that our service is resilient and always available despite the astonishing growth and breadth of usage.
We need to ensure that we can meet our business SLA’s, provide a consistent service experience to all types of users and achieve high satisfaction.
To influence and increase the Office365 customer satisfaction, the Office365 Satisfy team is looking for a customer-obsessed and results-focused Principal Engineering Manager.
As a Principal Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of Software Engineers and Data Scientists that are creating and improving machine learning models & engineering systems to increase the Office365 customer self-help rate and reduce the volume of support incidents, leading to an increase in customer satisfaction and reduction in support-related COGS. You will also personally design and lead the implementation of core features involving data storage systems, ticket volume forecasting, issue bucket prediction, and service oriented architecture. We are looking for a manager with a proven track record managing and building high performing teams spanning a broad band of seniority levels, experience building and running cloud services, the architectural skills to build durable platforms, the curiosity to dig deep into data & seek out innovative solutions, the agility to work on a broad range of features (both directly and indirectly), the commitment to be a great partner to teams across the company, and a passion for delighting the customer.

Basic Qualifications:

• 10+ years of programming/software engineering/software
development experience on a large codebase, shipping
multiple commercial products or internet-scale cloud services.
• 5+ years of experience leading engineering teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated excellence in cross-group collaboration.
• Passion and proven experience delivering highly quality
products and services.
• Ability to design and lead implementation of complex systems
involving many, complex, technologies.
• Current fluency in C++, C#, and/or Java.
• Exceptional Sql, Data analytics, problem solving & people
management skills.
• Desire to operate in an agile development environment.
• Familiarity with Exchange, Outlook, SharePoint, Azure, and/or
platform/API design are plusses
• Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and predictive modeling
skills.
• BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field.

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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