Principal Program Manager
Redmond , Washington
October 22, 2017
Are you passionate about data? Do you like to solve the most complex and high scale (billion + records) data challenges in the world today? Do you have Big Data, Streaming and/or Data Warehousing experience? Do you want to have an impact in the development and use of new Microsoft data analytics technologies? Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help services use cloud computing to do big new things faster, at a high scale? Do you like your customers to gain the deepest insights on service health, customers, usage and customer support?

The Azure team is looking for a talented seasoned Program Manager to join our efforts to deliver world class Analytics for all services running across Azure. This is an exciting role for a Program Manager who is passionate about data, telemetry & analytics. This position is part of the team that delivers 360 degree views of Azure customers, service usage, service health, customer support, and data quality. This role requires strong customer empathy and background in data science. We are looking for an experienced PM with strong product management experience. This person will have strong technical skills to understand IT architecture, unparalleled communication skills (can clearly describe his/her ideas and drill into tactics), and are able to interact with multiple cross-teams. This person will also be able to identify the needs of customers and translate those requirements into detailed technical and business requirements that can be executed across the organization. You’re able to learn quickly and apply skills to a broad range of projects as you dig in to complex problems and create solutions that scale to a large system and codebase.

Minimum Qualifications:
A qualified candidate will have at least 6 years of experience in the industry, a B.S in Computer Science and MBA is desirable, but not a hard requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:
Have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to work independently and effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment.
Prior experience with data-science and machine learning
Understanding of Enterprise scale technology and developing large scale out services
Proven track record of shipping secure, high quality software through all phases of the platform/service cycle in a high-volume or critical production service environment.
Experience with Business Intelligence, and/or Analytics systems is desirable.
Strong collaboration and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation - to peers and executives)

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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