Principal Program Manager at Microsoft (Atlanta, GA)

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Are you obsessed with creating and delivering intuitive end-user experiences? Do you like working directly with your end-users? Do you want to be part of shaping the strategy for how we will enable our partner channel to scale and our partner and seller channels to achieve Microsoft's vision? If yes, this might be the right opportunity for you!
The Partner and Seller Experiences team is part of Commerce & Ecosystems, which delivers the experiences and platform which drive consumer and commercial marketplaces for all of Microsoft. From websites, apps and games you use to buy and manage your purchases, to cloud services which make it all happen. The Partner & Seller Experience team within this group is a great place to grow your career while working on initiatives that deliver compelling value to Microsoft's developer and partner ecosystem across gaming, commercial, and productivity segments.
We are hiring a Principal Program Manager to drive and execute on the security strategy for our CSP channel. As a Principal PM in our team you will define the strategy, roadmap, run execution, develop relationships with key partners & sellers, monitor partner and seller success, and streamline our experiences. You will be own definition of and delivery for enabling a secure channel, and will define and own the related critical Key Results for our CSP and Incentives partners.
In this position, you will be part of a fun-loving, diverse team that seeks challenges, loves learning and values teamwork. You will collaborate with team members and partners to build full stack web applications using latest web technologies in a dynamic and agile environment, and have opportunities for mentorship, career growth, and work on high-business impact areas.
Successful candidates will exhibit various attributes which will enhance their ability to succeed in this position.
Collaboration - As most development is about working with others, both within an immediate team, as well as across business units and portions of the company, an ability to collaborate effectively is a core competency to have.
Customer Focus - A focus on understanding our sellers and partners, being the voice of these partners and sellers across our broad organization, and on delivering customer value, and being able to directly tie engineering decisions and actions to that value.
Security SME : a background in security with a strong understanding of best practices and application of these practices.
Drive for Results - Being able to drive for results, not merely finding the boundary of your responsibility, but following a problem through to its conclusion, to solve it once and for all, is a skill and ability which a successful engineer should exhibit.
Architectural Excellence - Core to being a software engineer is of course technical excellence. This is not merely knowing the latest and greatest language developments, but demonstrating a passion for technology, a curiosity to 'go deep', and an ability to quickly learn and build upon past experiences, to be able to extrapolate from those experiences, and deliver innovations. Technical excellence is rooted in having a strong demonstrable aptitude for problem solving.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate this broad set of attributes well.ResponsibilitiesAs a Principal Manager, you will define and deliver the Key Results needed to enable security at scale, and ensuring our ecosystem is secure.QualificationsRequired Qualifications
  • 10+ years of Product/Program Management experience on an end-user facing product
  • Prior full stack experience - experience owning/driving a product that has BOTH front-end and back-end elements
  • Demonstrable experience with planning and executing a portfolio of products/programs across multiple product feature teams
  • Strong and demonstrated customer and partner empathy
Preferred Qualifications
  • Significant program management and cross-group collaboration skills
  • Cloud service experience
  • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining platform services and components
  • Experience managing requirements and alignment across business and engineering teams
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills demonstrated by cross group delivery, especially between engineering and business groups
  • Proven track record of delivering complex, high-scale systems or platforms that meet evolving business requirements
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a desire to create an open and collaborative team culture
  • You must thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt quickly to new technology and processes
Cloud Platform and Experiences supports our employees in all locations around the country. This job has the option to be remote or located in one of our hubs: Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, or Redmond.
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 .
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