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Senior Program Manager Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Senior Program Manager

Core Services Engineering (CSE) gets to build and manage critical products and services. We do this by working with super talented engineers, program managers and software development engineers, through partnership, collaboration and mutual respect of diverse cultures, backgrounds and ways of solving problems. We have an amazing opportunity to build solutions at scales unlike most companies, and we get to do this while delighting our internal stakeholders, innovating for the future and an unprecedented ability to influence the products and services Microsoft delivers.

Are you passionate about using data to create business impact? Are you excited by the potential of data analytics to solve challenges in digital security? Do you obsess over delivering services and experiences that customers love? Do you relish the role of being the "grease and glue" of a fast-moving team? If yes, then let's talk whether this exciting role can be your next big opportunity.

Security Intelligence & Engineering (SIE) is part of Microsoft's Digital Security & Risk Engineering (DSRE) organization, and is chartered with improving security via actionable intelligence and automation. The Data Intelligence team inside SIE provides insights that inform decisions, help prioritize actions, identify unknown trends and behaviors, and educate executives about the security risks in our environment and the effectiveness of our security investments.

We are looking for a seasoned and driven Program Manager to help lead the efforts of the Data Intelligence team and be an integral part of its growth and transformation. The successful candidate for this role will have strong customer obsession, superlative planning abilities, exemplary communication skills, strong out-of-the-box thinking, and high emotional intelligence. You will work with a small and cohesive team of data intelligence experts who are eager for you to step in and effectively channel their creative energies to maximize business impact. If you love data, have an insatiable curiosity, are willing to take risks and challenge the status-quo, and are a consummate team-player, this may be the role for you!

Knowledge, experience and skills required:

* 5+ years' experience in program, project or product management, or equivalent experience managing complex cross-organizational initiatives
* 2+ years' experience with agile program management
* A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required

Preferred, not required:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, story-telling and public speaking skills
* Ability to diplomatically manage multiple stakeholders with conflicting agendas & priorities
* Self-starter who can manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive to completion
* Outstanding problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to solve hard problems
* Knowledge of SQL and familiarity with data-analysis
* Experience in one or more digital security domains
* PMP or PMI-ACP certifications is a plus
* Master's degree in science, engineering, business or a related discipline

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.

* Engage with customers to understand their needs and communicate their requirements
* Evaluate and ensure customer success throughout the service lifecycle to drive adoption
* Create and manage the roadmap for the team's deliverables; prioritize competing projects
* Thoroughly understand the service offerings and identify ways to improve them
* Define the rhythm of business for the team to establish and optimize cadence of delivery
* Define and drive KPIs to better align priorities and investment with business outcomes
* Build and manage the ecosystem of key partners and a model to optimally engage them
* Overcome obstacles by resolving teamwork issues, regardless of team boundaries

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