We are looking for a user and design oriented PM to join the Project and Planner team. Project and Planner are one of Microsoft’s largest businesses and our cloud user base is growing rapidly so we need an experienced Program Manager candidate to help us as we transition to the cloud. The primary responsibility of the position will be to own the design and features of the Project Client. This includes the user experience and connectivity to our Office 365 Project Online Service. You will be working closely with other teams in the Office suite to ensure we have a consistent, quality user experience and integrate well with the other Office clients to solve critical user experience scenarios. Work with our design team to craft modern and easy to use experiences that target our core Project Manager user base. Project has a very large and enthusiastic customer base and you will be required to work with our partners and customers to build feedback loops for helping solve our customer’s problems with Project. This involved rapidly delivering features to our customers and measuring the impact of the designs to ensure a constantly improving engagement rate.
-4+ years of Program Management experience
- Understanding of Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
- User empathy and strong scenario based problem solving
- Experience working on cloud based services
- History of delivering multiple software iterations in an agile process
- Passion for beautiful software
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