Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Devices needs you!
Role & Opportunity:
The Engineering Program Lead is responsible for the design, and development of Devices for Microsoft. This person will be tasked to deliver an overall engineering solution. Interface with cross functional teams for end-to-end system integration. Travel to Asia to oversee the engineering aspects of pilot builds and direct engagement with the suppliers.
First level university degree or equivalent experience required in an engineering discipline. Preferably Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Minimum 10 or more years of related work experience, including 5 or more years of product development experience.
Experience working with and demonstrated delivery of products in an outsourced development partner model.
Working knowledge of PC hardware, software, firmware, system architecture, mechanical design, power and battery architectures, input devices, etc..
Knowledge and Skills
Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with focus on engineering problems and solutions.
Advanced communication skills catered to a wide variety of audiences. (e.g. written, verbal, presentation); mastery in English and local language
Superior business acumen, technical knowledge, and industry experience encompassing one or more engineering, technology, and product domains
Advanced multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Advanced relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting
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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Manages to the deliverables, schedules, and costs for ongoing projects and programs, as outlined by the program team, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational roadmaps.
Provides direct and ongoing leadership for multiple individual contributors designing and developing engineering solutions and managing projects utilizing multiple engineering disciplines for products, systems, software, and solutions.
Engages with program managers, marketing, supply chain, and technical leaders to communicate program status, escalate issues, and influence tactical decision-making.
Manages relationships with internal and outsourced partners and suppliers, including setting expectations regarding deliverables, product quality, schedules, and costs.
Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement and cost reductions opportunities.
Ensure inter-disciplinary communication with software and firmware teams to promote overall health of the program.
Microsoft develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions.