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Senior Program Manager

Does thinking at hyper scale excite you? Do you love server hardware technology?   Do you like working in a fast-paced organization poised to explode with rapid expansion?   If so, then the Microsoft Azure Hardware team may be the place for you.   As Microsoft’s cloud platform, Microsoft Azure is poised for explosive growth, and the Microsoft Azure Hardware team is delivering the platform that will drive that growth.  


• Design and manage Azure VM families from requirement gathering, though deployment in each of our regions

• Drive the execution and delivery of new hardware initiatives working with many teams across our C&E organization to support our VM Families

• Work with business, marketing and support teams on the GTM plans for new releases of your VM Families

• Utilize strong project management methodologies in driving highly effective, predictable and repeatable processes while avoiding process for process sake

• Provide ongoing communication to your key stakeholders and the Azure Compute LT  

Basic Qualifications:

• 7+ years of PM experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Passion for new technology, and understanding what it takes to onboard new systems in zero downtime environments

• Excellent communication, collaboration, and negotiating skills

• Excellent ability to prioritize, plan, and track large scale programs

• Demonstrated track-record of self-directed execution  

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related work experience

• Experience with tracking hardware enablement programs a plus

• Broad, high-level understanding of system design a plus Experience with Microsoft Azure a plus

**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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United States, Redmond (WA)

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Program management (engineering)


Cloud and enterprise