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Senior Program Manager Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Are you passionate about the future of .NET application development, including WPF, UWP, Windows Forms and Xamarin? With WPF and Windows Forms recently made open source on GitHub, and our recent announcement about the future of .NET with .NET 5, it's an incredible time for .NET application development.

Microsoft aspires to empower every developer to be successful building applications and services, for any platform. We provide best-in-class integrated development environments and code editors for Mac, Windows, and Linux, and the most comprehensive cloud platform, which is capable of scaling from the simplest to the most demanding global scale applications and services.

Come join the Client Tooling team in Visual Studio to empower .NET application developers around the globe. These developers are building some of the largest desktop experiences (including Visual Studio itself) and include most Fortune 500 companies! With Visual Studio, .NET Core and .NET 5, and Windows 10, we are creating the future for application developers to build productive experiences that power much of the world's businesses.

Required Qualifications

5+ years program management experience or developer relations

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Science or related field.

Proven track record of building apps, using developer tools and processes.

Proven track record in delivering successful Desktop, Mobile, or Web projects.

Experience with modern client technologies - Android, iOS, Xamarin, React, React Native, WPF, UWP, and more.

Hands-on coding, knowledge of development patterns, architecture, developer processes, coding languages and tools.

Ambitious, creative and motivated, results orientated.

A problem solver, able to work from ambiguous goals to distilled plans.

Group collaboration and excellent communication skills.

Analytical Skills to drive data and customer-driven decisions.

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.

We're looking for a technically strong Program Manager who loves to code, loves talking with developers to understand their pain points, and can turn insight into experiences developers love. Your focus will be bringing the value of all that Windows has to offer, in combination with .NET Core, to developers building rich, productive experiences for Windows devices.

You'll work with teams across Microsoft to build and deliver on this vision, motivating everyone around you to deliver the best possible experiences for developers.

You're passionate about how technology can empower individuals and organizations, about developers, about development tools and think that pouring over feedback and data to better understand and serve our customers is really fun. If you are an avid learner, like to be challenged, have a can-do attitude, and a strong desire to experiment and innovate, this is the team for you.

In this role you'll have the opportunity to write code and generate creative samples, to be the customer advocate, to create compelling content, to experiment and to measure results. You will work with the biggest names in the industry and community, and some of the biggest teams inside Microsoft where you'll interact with everyone from individual developers up through executive levels. You'll be customer driven and bring passion and critical thinking to how you tackle each challenge.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is a technology company that develops and supports software, services, and devices.

144000 employees

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