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Microsoft Corporation Program Manager 2 in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you a product / program manager interested in gaining more experience and contributing to building mega-scale services that impact the lives of hundreds of millions of users every day? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! The Commerce and Ecosystem division (C+E) in the Cloud & AI group powers commerce for Microsoft’s key businesses like Azure, Office 365. The Commerce Partner & Feild Experience team within this group is a great place to grow your career while working on initiatives that deliver compelling values to Microsoft’s developer and partner ecosystem across gaming, commercial, and productivity segments.

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 services using latest web technologies and user experience 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 delivering customer value, and being able to directly tie engineering decisions and actions to that value is a huge plus

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.

Technical Excellence - Core to being a product/program manager of course technical excellence. This is not merely knowing the latest and greatest technologies, but demonstrating a passion for them, 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.

Responsibilities

We are searching for an PM to manage and drive a set of Key Results for our partners. This will involve the following:

  • Work closely with across engineering, business, and operations teams to drive alignment and deliver optimal experiences for partners

  • Mange partner engagements

  • Use data to ensure we are doing the right things for our partners

  • Listen to, understand, and evangelize partner user cases and scenarios

  • Drive and deliver high impact features that will allow partners to further grow Microsoft gaming businesses

  • Plan new features, key results, and experiences for partners in the area of billing and cost management for Microsoft gaming businesses

Qualifications

Required :

  • BS in Computer Science or Electrical or equivalent degree

  • 5+ years of experience managing projects/shipping software or technology related products with web portal experiences and platform APIs/SDK as a Product / Program Manager

Preferred:

  • Outstanding cross-group collaboration skills and proven ability to partner across organizations

  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to tailor messaging up and down the management chain as well as prepare external ready communications

  • Proven technical leader

  • Self-motivated

  • Excellent business and technical judgment

  • A passion for deeply understanding partner/customer needs, and enabling the business

  • Excellent track record of delivering services and/or shipping products

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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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