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Microsoft Corporation Principal Site Reliability Engineering Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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!

Microsoft is seeking a site reliability engineering manager to join the Digital Security & Resilience (DSR) organization as we undergo the journey to ensure that the right devices get access to the right resources at the right time, protected each step of the way.

With your experience in leading engineering functions, mentoring and nurturing teams, and knowledge of large-scale enterprise infrastructure, data processing and overall service health, you will champion our own secure device digital transformation and support hundreds of thousands of employees as they seek to empower every person on the planet to securely accomplish more.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross-functional, highly visible, operations team supporting multiple security services and customers.

  • Support and nurture engineers across varying experience levels, with an emphasis on continuous learning and career development.

  • Create clarity and generate energy within the team; deliver success for DSR.

  • Drive security objectives with measurable key results throughout the organization and obtain support from external stakeholders.

  • Identify tactical and strategic opportunities to improve service health, performance, reliability, and telemetry.

  • Represent the service and communicate its needs effectively at all levels.

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with partner teams; creating opportunities to contribute to the success of others or leverage their efforts to achieve internal goals.



  • 8+ years of Site Reliability or Software Engineering experience with teams working on large scale cloud services.

  • 5+ years of people manager experience.


  • Knowledge of a cloud computing environment such as Microsoft Azure would be an advantage.

  • Background in delivering security services at scale.

  • BS/BA in Computer Science

  • Experience designing, building, servicing, and driving ongoing improvement of service infrastructure & systems.

  • Track record of improving reliability, availability, and performance of cloud services.

  • Track record of people management focus; building healthy, diverse, high functioning teams.

  • Excellence in written and verbal communication and ability to partner for success across all levels of organization and technical depths.

  • A customer-first and growth mindset to uphold our north star and culture.


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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