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Microsoft Corporation Principal Technical PM, Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Technical Program Manager, Manager

Are you a n experienced engineering leader with depth in Microsoft cloud technologies? Are you excited about the opportunity to directly help customers with novel problems? Do you have the ability to identify important technical insights and influence Microsoft ’s product team roadmaps?

The Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) team is a global engineering organization that works directly with customers looking to leverage the latest technologies to address their toughest challenges and transform their businesses using cloud-based solutions. CSE and customer engineers collaborate to understand customer goals and create production-ready solutions. Our code-with approach gives us deep insight into the challenges customers face with Microsoft cloud services, and we learn about emerging customer scenarios and requirements.

As a Technical PM, Manager in CSE’s Business Applications team , you will collaborate with a Group Engineering Manager to lead multiple engineering crews providing technical subject matter expertise and delivering end-to-end customer engagements. Your team will focus on solutions that leverage each of Microsoft’s clouds, including Azure, Dynamics 365 and Office 365. You will help craft team strategy, develop insights that you share with senior leaders in Microsoft’s cloud engineering teams, drive execution with customers, and create solutions to improve engineering capabilities within CSE/Microsoft.

This role requires incredibly strong communication skills, with an ability to talk with, and translate between, business stakeholders and the most technical engineering teams. You must have the experience and maturity to effectively communicate with and influence engineering executives. Success requires strong leadership skills, the ability to create data-driven insights, and superb collaboration skills.



  • Lead a team of top-notch Technical PMs. You must create clarity and drive alignment, and you need to create a healthy, positive, passionate, and inclusive culture. Your passion for growing people will make the difference!

  • Collaborate with a Group Engineering Manager to define team strategy, drive execution, deliver results.

  • Create great outcomes for customers and the CSE engineers working with those customers.

  • Develop new capabilities within CSE and Microsoft, ranging from engineering patterns to example code to formal training material.

  • Share learnings and insights with product engineering team to influence improvements to products.

  • Use data to justify priorities and to support insights.

  • Collaborate with the other senior members of the team to share insights, practices and data that can influence the decision process on the engagements reviewed

  • Continuously drive excellence in technical program management fundamentals to continually build our shared best-practices


Qualifications :

We are open to all backgrounds and are looking for candidates with demonstrated ability to deliver on the responsibilities for the role.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' program management experience including shipping complex production systems that run on a public cloudand hybrid public/on-prem solutions.

  • 2+yearsinaleadengineering role driving demonstrably impactful results.

  • 5+ years of consulting experience including leading complex customer engagements and effectively managing internal and external relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strongtechnicalprogram management (TPM) experienceon cloud engineering products/projects.

  • Demonstrated strong peopleleadershipskillswith focus on developing people and creatingpositive, trusting relationships with other TPMs, engineers, customerbusiness and technical staff, product engineering teams, and Microsoft field teams.

  • Demonstrated expertise with agile engineering approaches, especially in the role of Product Owner.

  • Abilitytodefineand solve complex problems, communicate to senior decision makers in a clear, compelling way, and drive decisive action in partnership with others in a large organization

  • Strong cloud computing knowledge, preferably with Microsoft’s cloud platforms, including Azure, Dynamics, and Office.

  • Proficiency in creating technical reports, white papers,or case studies

  • Experience working within and directing geographically dispersed, diverse, and virtual teams

  • A Bachelor’sorMaster’sdegree in Computer Science or a related discipline or the equivalent

  • Enjoy travel and comfortable with regional travel up to 25%

At Microsoft we are seeking people who have a passion for the positive impact technology can have on the communities and for making a difference in the world. Within CSE, we have an informal and flexible work environment and you’ll be welcome to work from home, our offices, customer sites—wherever is best for you to get your job done. We invest in your health, wellness and financial future by offering a competitive package including a wide range of benefits built around your personal needs and those close to you.

We welcome diversity of all kinds. Our team includes many perspectives, cultures, educational backgrounds, life stages, identities, and technical skills, and we believe this contributes to our success and that of our customers.

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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 ( .

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