Program Manager 2
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Posted on: February 23, 2021
This is a terrific opportunity if you are excited to work with
teams across Microsoft, drive planning and solve challenges for a
large scale service that is critical path for Office 365 and
Microsoft's success. You will be responsible for extending our data
plane platform infrastructure, leading our evolving network
strategy to deliver delightful Microsoft 365 experiences over
optimal network configurations resulting in high customer success.
You will innovate on a highly available, widely distributed service
that processes over 1 trillion requests per day for hundreds of
millions of users all around the world. You will work directly with
both internal and partner teams across Microsoft to scope
requirements, validate assumptions, publish the plan of record,
drive sign-offs and ultimately be the source of truth for the
all-up plan, strategy and roadmap. You will also be accountable to
successfully collaborate with our partner ecosystem, and vice
versa. Of course, the bottom line is critical, so you'll design
features and functionality that improve our service performance and
reliability and reduce our operational and servicing costs.
Responsibilities Core Responsibilities/Skills:--
- Leadership - You need to be expert at leading cross-functional
teams on complex projects. To quote our CEO Satya--- great leaders
provide energy, clarity & results.
- Energy - Bring it! Microsoft moves fast, and the cloud industry
moves even faster. We're looking for passionate, motivated people
who inject energy and a sense of urgency into the projects and
teams they work on.
- Clarity - Clarity is perhaps our most important value add. New
is always hard and comes with a long list of questions. Our job is
to align everyone on the same plan and keep them there.
- Results - We're looking for doers--- people who consistently
get stuff done. How do we measure success? Deliver the right
infrastructure at the right time in the right place at the right
cost and with minimal surprises. That's a fantastic result!
- Collaborator - Partnering with others is at the heart of this
role, so top-notch collaboration skills are essential. Great
collaborators aren't just easy to work with - they also raise tough
questions, challenge others as necessary and negotiate win/win
- Presence - Can you build relationships and influence people---
from execs to individuals, across business and technical
disciplines? Are you equally deft at leading cross-functional
meetings and building rapport in 1:1 conversations?
- Framer - Providing effective structure to solve complex
problems, organize teams and communicate to stakeholders. Excellent
framing rallies people and brings clarity.
- Learner - Working on a fast paced industry requires an ability
and appetite to learn quickly--- and to keep learning. In short, we
are looking for people with growth mindsets.
- Teammate - We seek amazing teammates. People who help each
other, solve problems together, motivate others, have fun and apply
the term "team" at the broadest level - irrespective of
- Experience - Product planning, engineering, cloud services,
operations, partner management & business development, software
performance analysis, data analytics and developer platform
experiences are all beneficial for this role and our team. The more
of these you have, the better.
- Technical experience -Experience desired in distributed network
architecture, DNS, protocols like TCP and HTTP, routing
technologies, load balancing, high availability, network and
software performance optimization, and Internet peering.
- Must have 3+ years technical networking experience.
- Must have 2+ years cloud service or related experience.
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
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