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Microsoft Corporation Principal Engineering Program Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Engineering Program Manager

Digital Security and Resilience (DSR)

The mission of Microsoft Digital is to power, protect, and transform Microsoft as the voice of our digital transition in the market.As part of Microsoft’s Cloud + AI Group, we are responsible for building, managing, and securing the platform, products, processes, and services that powers Microsoft.We build, maintain, and implement a cloud-first approach to our technology and experiences, from custom-built business solutions developing our campus of the future and our productivity and collaboration experiences like Teams and SharePoint, to horizontal 3rd party solutions like SAP and Adobe. As a steward of Microsoft and our customer’s data, a core function of Microsoft Digital is ensuring the security of every aspect of the business. Microsoft Digital is responsible for company-wide information security and compliance, with a strategic focus on information protection, assessment, awareness, governance, and enterprise business continuity. Microsoft Digital’s charter is also to influence and work alongside engineers across the company and with strategic partners to build and grow their cloud products and services. As customer zero, we deploy these services inside Microsoft and then share best practices with enterprise customers at scale across the globe.We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

By joining our team in Digital Security and Resilience, you’ll play a critical role in securing Microsoft. We are looking for an experienced program or product manager to partner with Microsoft’s sales and support team to build a security culture, mature security processes and skills, and ensure that services and products built by Microsoft support our sales and support teams and our customer’s sales and support teams too.


Key responsibilities:

  • Connect cross-functional, global, and virtual project teams across a broad and varied set of security services, technology and partners, to deliver a successful program.

  • Understand customers’ business scenarios, investigate their long-term objectives and coordinate solutions for current and future needs

  • Establish yourself as a trusted advisor representing our customers’ requirements to inform and influence the planning and prioritization of the work being done.

  • Influence accelerated transformation through prevention, automation, and large-scale process changes.

  • Engage in both tactical and strategic activities, across all levels of personnel and with technical and less technical team members.

  • Contribute to a collaborative culture that embraces inclusivity and diversity.

  • Assist with quarterly budgeting exercises


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience as a Program Manager and/or Product Manager

  • 3+ years in Security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfort with ambiguity and complexity

  • Fluent in Microsoft Excel

  • In-depth experience in Azure Services and Cloud-based technologies

  • Have experience working in geographically dispersed teams.

  • Experience working directly with engineering teams; providing requirements, specs, performing testing, etc.

  • Proven ability to drive large scale projects with high collaboration and leadership

  • Excellent written and oral communications

  • Excellent judgment, decision making skills, and the ability to work under continual deadline pressure

  • Continually demonstrate a growth mindset, acquiring new skills whilst maintaining your development and adaptability.

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Business, or related field

The ideal candidate will have experience driving initiatives across broad and varied teams, technical depth in cloud platforms, customer service mindset, and a passion for continual improvement. This position requires an individual who can navigate complex and ambiguous challenges.

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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