Principal Program Manager
Washington , District of Columbia
October 21, 2017
Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first vision. Azure differentiates itself as the only hyper-scale, enterprise-grade cloud that has a true hybrid story. Customers and analysts recognize Azure’s tremendous momentum which continues month over month. The Azure Customer Advisory Team is responsible for accelerating our most strategic customer’s adoption of Microsoft Azure by connecting our technical experience, along with our customer’s vision and challenges, directly to the engineering product teams to help ensure we are making Azure the most compelling solution on the market. We work across the broad range of Azure technologies understanding customer scenarios, cloud patterns and adoption blockers.

Primary Responsibilities: Success in this role combines managing customer engagements, listening to and understanding customer use cases and scenarios, translating these into viable cloud architectures and communicating this at an executive level. Program management of technical delivery teams on proof of concept, architecture design and review in a cloud scale, cloud pace environment. Collaboration with generalists and specialists in the Microsoft field and delivery teams (including partners, services, product engineering), peer teams in engineering, as well as a diverse set of partnerships with our customers. Manage the communication flow for programs, including reporting & executive reviews
This position is located in the D.C. Metro Area. Occasional travel will be required, 30%.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Experience in the Public Sector industry highly desirable.
• Experience with various Compliancy Regulations / Standards
that affect Public Sector Customers and how those translate to
cloud based cloud solutions
• Understanding of public cloud technologies and business
• Understanding of business and technology related strategy
• Demonstrated customer focus and end-to-end thinking across
teams and experiences
• Highly effective communication and collaboration across teams
• Track record of high-quality, self-directed, timely execution,
and attention to detail
• Success in consultative and/or technical leadership (e.g.
architect) and engagement management with sophisticated
and complex customers and projects.

Basic Qualifications

• 7+ years of program management or other technology related experience

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

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