Senior Program Manager
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
1071267
Here’s an opportunity to contribute to a team that powers the “front door” of every Microsoft experience on every major platform. The Azure Identity team is searching for a program manager who can help us build the authentication system that enables signing up or signing into Windows, Office, Skype, Minecraft, Teams, PowerBI, Visual Studio.

In the mobile-first cloud-first world the sign in experience is the front door. It’s where you start building closer customer relationships, supporting smoother commerce transactions and keeping people safe. But we’ve all experienced the frustration of signing in, remembering passwords, maintaining credentials for multiple accounts and getting prompted again and again with challenges to prove who we are. And we’re all increasingly aware of the threats from hackers who want to compromise our credentials so they can steal, sabotage or disrupt. We need to deliver a better experience while keeping our customers safe!

Help us make a world in which people can sign into any machine with a gesture and never get prompted again. Help us secure credentials, apps and services so identity theft and account compromise is a thing of the past. Help us lead digital transformation for consumers and organizations by building the world’s most successful, secure, scalable and reliable identity and authentication service.

In this role you will work closely with partners within the larger team and beyond to make frequent credential prompts a thing in the past, to build seamless, secure and efficient authentication system, to drive customer and partner adoption. If you are looking for the next big challenge in your carrier, if you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, if you are obsessed about customers, if the thrill of solving hard problems is what keeps you moving in the morning please come an join us!

Basic Qualifications:
• Program management experience (5+ years)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in identity and/or security space and technical strength.
• Experience working on a service.
• Excellent cross group collaboration skills.
• Ability to deal with ambiguity, prioritize multiple strategic and tactical options and drive issues to closure.
• Excellent written & oral communication, problem solving, and project management skills.
• Ability to work independently and effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment

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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 askstaff@microsoft.com.

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