Senior Program Manager

Are you a seasoned Program Manager looking to join a fast-moving team and working on cutting edge technologies? Are you interested in cloud computing and are genuinely interested in designing innovative solutions? Look no further! Cognitive Services are the corner stone of intelligent cloud and have become one of the fastest growing workloads in Azure.

Cognitive Services Platform’s mission is to build and operate a unified platform for various Cognitive Services that host a suite of machine-learning based intelligence APIs and SDKs including: vision, speech, language, knowledge, and search. Check out our customer facing site for a list of our solutions and technologies:

As a Senior Program Manager located in Redmond, you will work with the CS Platform engineering teams in Redmond and Beijing as well as distributed technology provider teams to design and to deliver hosting platform features. You must feel comfortable operating within a fast-moving research and development team. You should have great communication skills, strong passion for delivering quality products, and a proven track record of working in a product group. The ability to handle multiple concurrent releases and demonstrated experience driving for results in a cross-group/team project is a must. Innovation Lab works with a wide range of technologies, so the ability to learn and deal with ambiguity is key.

Please note that this position is based in Redmond, WA, and occasional travel to China may be required.

The ideal candidate will bring:

●Excellent cross-group collaboration skills and a proven track record in managing complex dependencies

●Solid problem solving skills dealing with ambiguity

●Customer empathy and experience in shipping customer facing solutions

●Background or knowledge in machine learning or artificial intelligence is a strong plus

●Expertise on data analytics or cloud computing is also desirable


●5 years of software development and/or program management experience shipping services

●Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and/or MBA

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.