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Senior Release Program Manager Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact for over 20K sellers and marketers across the globe? Do you enjoy partnering and collaborating with multiple disciplines and enabling technology teams to deliver high quality seamless experiences that are compliant, resilient, and secure? Do you enjoy planning and managing technology projects, leveraging data to make portfolio level decisions?

Come join the Commercial Sales & Marketing Engineering team. One of our key priorities this year is to consolidate the number of applications the seller is using and reduce the time spent with these tools. Become part of a technically strong team that is on the forefront of these cutting-edge efforts and help us tackle our upcoming challenges.

We are looking for a Senior Release Program Manager that will manage and evolve the end-to-end Release Management processes from demand intake through post-delivery. This is a pivotal role that works across 500+ engineers to help us with building a world class delivery pipeline.


* 7+ years of IT/software program management in agile environment
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field


* Demonstrated experience leveraging data analysis to solve complex problems and influence product decisions
* Excellent communication skills and working at various altitudes of an organization
* Demonstrated experience as a change agent driving large initiatives requiring change management techniques
* Hands on experience with engineering tools (Azure DevOps, TFS, JIRA, or other)
* Preferred:
* Demonstrated experience with all facets of release management
* Familiarity with Microsoft security and compliancy processes


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.

* Define and evolve existing frameworks for project planning, execution, and release activities
* Drive regular project meetings and ensure issues, risks, and actions are tracked and have mitigation and resolution plans in place
* Facilitate the definition and completion of release criteria for major milestones
* Help bridge the gap across project stakeholders and dependencies
* Provide project status updates to stakeholders
* Build and maintain project health dashboards to surface metrics that can be used across various stakeholder communities
* Design and develop tools and services to support data-driven decisions
* Write effective status reports to key stakeholders and partners across Microsoft
* Manage the release readiness meetings and post action follow-up to ensure compliancy requirements are met

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