Senior Program Manager

Cloud is at the heart of the of the digital transformation,
sweeping through every business and every industry on the
planet. At Microsoft, we are leading with the Microsoft Azure
Cloud and associated innovative services, helping businesses
across industry worldwide achieve success with digital

The newly formed team - Industry Experiences - that resides
within the Cloud and Enterprise organization, is looking for a
Principal Industry Program Manager with real-world experience
in and passion in Banking, Insurance or Healthcare - to help us
make “Azure the platform of choice for industry”.

You will be responsible for the following: Bringing an industry
domain vision and expertise to help demystify Azure for industry
influencers and decision makers and identify the opportunities
for growth and competitive differentiation for Azure in industry.

Devise breadth initiatives and work closely with cloud architects
in the team to develop industry-focused content (white papers,
templates, quick starts, training, articles, reference architectures,
etc.) to influence cloud adoption, satisfaction, and perceptions
and drive cloud growth and adoption, as well as further cloud

Engage in strategic, high-impact deep engagements with key
partners and customers to attain insight and develop content
that can be scaled and reused.

Provide ongoing feedback to engineering to ensure Azure is a
first-class cloud platform for industry.

Build an industry and community presence through influencer
activities such as social and media, speaking at events,
delivering webinars, participation in professional organizations
and consortia, etc.

Become recognized as go-to technical thought leaders for
Industry within Microsoft, partnering with various teams such as
Microsoft Product, Marketing and Sales teams for success.

Provide a forward-looking perspective on trends in Industry and
how cloud can help.

This is a highly visible role, so you should be comfortable
presenting to senior executives and working with external
customers and partners as needed. The focus of the role is on
external-facing breadth technical evangelism within a designated
industry, to build a community presence and achieve influencer
status. Looking for industry experts, with real-world experiences
of defining and building solutions in the cloud. Must be able to
demonstrate a deep understanding of industry, as well as
business problems and technical challenges being faced. Ability
to engage both business and technical decision makers, having
deep domain, product and technical knowledge.

Basic Qualifications:
• 10+ years of relevant industry experience working in technology-oriented, product and industry roles

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proven, real-world industry domain experience in any of the following industries: Banking, Insurance, or Healthcare.
• Experience specifying, developing, or implementing software solutions or systems for these industries
• Self-starter with a strong bias for action
• Outstanding communication skills (written, oral, presentation), influencing and collaboration skills
• Strongly analytical and data driven
• Ability to multi-task and yet deliver results consistently
• Demonstrated experience of working and partnering effectively internally within an organization and externally with customers to achieve success.

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