The Azure Data team focused on open source databases is looking for Senior Program Manager to accelerate usage and adoption through the combination of business model and product innovations. Azure database services for MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB are fully managed database services that provides developers the choice to use their favorite open source database engine on Azure. These database services provide built-in high availability, industry leading security features and compliance, and ability to elastically scale compute and storage independently within seconds.
The ideal candidate will bring:
* Excellent 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 distributed systems, database systems and storage is a strong plus
* Expertise on data analytics or cloud computing is also desirable
The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
* 3 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
* Experience/deep technical knowledge of distributed systems, database systems such as MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB and open-source software NoSQL and Big Data systems, etc. is a strong plus.
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. 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.
As a successful product manager, you will work with our customers/partners, engineering, marketing and field to deliver the key features for the managed open source database services. You will be business savvy, identify gaps, analyze business opportunities using data driven approach, focused to develop, and execute our Go To Market strategy. Delighting customers and partners will be your top commitment, helping them grow and indirectly growing our service. You will also help grow the business by partnering with the marketing and the field teams to evangelize the value prop, driving awareness, acquiring new customers, building partner relationships, retaining and growing existing customers, and engage with enterprise customers, sales and every facet of the business. You have a tremendous opportunity to influence the direction of service, influence the team and grow the service.
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