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Senior Program Manager - AltspaceVR

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

AltspaceVR ( is the premier social and live events app, which brings together people from around the world in virtual reality and 3D. People use AltspaceVR to host and attend live comedy shows, tech talks, LGBTQ meetups, meditation classes, dance parties, conferences and more. Diplo, Reggie Watts, Pitbull, NBC, Bill Nye and many others have used AltspaceVR to host events. AltspaceVR is available in VR on Oculus Quest/Quest 2 and Rift/Rift-S, HTC Vive and Windows MR, and in 3D on Windows and Mac. The AltspaceVR team is part of the Mixed Reality group responsible for HoloLens 2, and at the forefront of AR and VR technology.

We strive to create a team culture of inclusion, growth mindset and collaboration, to build a welcoming platform for a diverse community of users. We'd love for you to join us.


  • 6+ years of product or program management experience in software development
  • Unique balance of technical, design, and business skills
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Effectively work across different product teams and orgs
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage data analytics, user research, and user testing


  • Knowledge and background in the following: AR/VR, game development, user generated content, online communities

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.

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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.

  • Own and drive the development of product features to deliver customer needs
  • Closely partner with engineering and design to understand trade-offs and refine requirements that meet product goals
  • Define scenarios and relentlessly prioritize across several competing objectives to make the optimal use of time and resources
  • Gather data from multiple sources to measure the effectiveness of new features and identify areas of improvement
  • Create and socialize artifacts that clearly communicate requirements including PRDs, user flows, and prototypes
  • Formulate hypotheses and quickly validate with prototypes, user feedback, and experimentation
  • Work with customers, support, and engineering teams to handle and resolve any critical customer issues that arise

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Senior Program Manager - AltspaceVR, Other , Redmond, Washington

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