Senior Program Manager Lead
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Would you like to work in a dynamic environment and be a part of
a team where learning and growth is a constant endeavor? Do you
have the passion to innovate and contribute to the execution of the
Windows as a Service (WaaS) servicing model and keep cloud and edge
devices secure and productive? If you answered "yes," you will want
to join our team!
We are part of the Windows Servicing and Delivery (WSD)
organization, responsible for all in market Windows operating
systems, and we deliver updates to every Windows-based device in
the world to protect users and enable them to be productive. While
Security remains our primary focus, we also enable our commercial
and enterprise customers by enabling new device support, addressing
reliability and upgrade blocking issues. Our work is critical for
the Windows family of devices PCs, SurfaceHub, Hololens, Azure and
more. We are an agile team and ship twice every month, impacting
over a billion Windows devices in the ecosystem.
We are looking for a highly motivated PM Leader to help us in
this mission. In this lead release manager role, you will work with
multiple teams across the organization to identify and track key
metrics, establish and manage schedules, manage risk and open
issues, and communicate status to team members and customers.
You'll work alongside the program management and engineering teams
to drive improvements into our processes, documentation, and
communication. You will be required to interact across the
division, understand and communicate requirements and information
efficiently and effectively, present to senior leadership, and
develop relationships that lead to efficient problem solving. The
ability to track multiple release activities simultaneously will be
We encourage a growth mindset where failures are learning
opportunities, feedback is a gift and collaboration yields better
outcomes. Customers are the number one reason we exist; ensuring
they have excellent experiences with Windows is our top priority.
Customer excitement helps drive our own passion to create quality
- 7+ years of program/project management experience
- Practical knowledge of mobile and desktop technology and
- Technical expertise in building scalable systems and
- Ability to build trust with internal and external partners
through quality delivery and integrity.
- Ability to handle critical situations with confidence,
directing the team towards effective response.
- Demonstrate the ability to learn and apply learning to improve
business outcomes, positive impact for the team and self.
- Growth mindset by demonstrating the willingness to be open to
new ideas with the ability to lead others along
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.
- Attract, develop, lead, and retain top talent
- Drive efficiency and quality into engineering processes
- Foster effective partnerships with teams across the company by
aligning, defining, and measuring common goals
- Remove ambiguity and define solutions that are well understand
and executed across the team
- Manage schedules, risks, and issues and communicating them
effectively to the team, management, and partners to maintain
- Align engineering leadership across WSD and partner
organization to understand and agree on shared goals
- Use data to influence & drive decisions
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