Principal Product Project Manager

  • Company: Microsoft
  • Location: Redmond, Washington
  • Posted: December 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1080634
Are you passionate about solving creatively solving large optimization problems at scale across teams? Do you enjoy incrementally marching to towards well-defined long-term solutions that delight customers? If so read on - this is the job for you. Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the team behind Microsoft’s expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft's Cloud First mission. MCIO is responsible for Microsoft’s cloud around the world with our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions. If you want to have fundamental impact on how Microsoft’s Cloud is managed and operated globally and if creativity, leadership & teamwork, technical acumen and collaborative skills are some of the skills you bring to the table - this job is for you.

Within MCIO, Cloud Supply Chain and Provisioning Engineering team is responsible for the supply chain planning and execution of capacity, from procurement through deployment of servers in the datacenters. We are looking for an experienced project manager with a strong passion for customer focused solutions and technical expertise who can envision and implement future technical solutions to manage and optimize Cloud infrastructure at scale. This is a broad cross-team role with high visibility. You will collaborate closely with teams inside MCIO and C&E to build sourcing and procurement solutions that enables Microsoft meet its cloud growth.


Ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, coordinate develop across engineering teams then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected.

Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing business needs.

Solid understanding of key performance indicators (KPI?s) and metrics for managing services performance.

Planning and executing solution development using agile development processes.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors’ degree

8+ years Technical Project Management Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong Data and Analytical Experience.

Exposure to Supply chain background is a must.

Optimizes business impact by understanding and applying data-driven intelligence to create change; quickly applies these industry/partner/customer derived insights to inform decisions and drive strategy.

Ability to operate independently and hands on experience in analyzing and developing metrics is a must.

Strong appetite for analyzing and distilling large amount of data.

Exposure to predictive modeling is preferred.

Brilliant follow-up and follow-through, and ability to deal with ambiguity

Effectively demonstrates cross group Leadership and drives alignment and team work across organizational boundaries

Experience managing cross-functional initiatives is a must

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

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