Microsoft Corporation Senior Program Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts
This position is open to flexibility on location within the United States (remote work).
Organizations collectively own exabytes of data across their data estate, and the rate of volume growth is accelerating. It is challenging to understand what data exists, how data flows through their analytics and BI tools, how to find relevant and trusted data, and to govern that data to make sure data assets are being used in ways that comply with both legal and corporate policies. That is why we are building Azure Purview, a unified data governance service to help organizations to manage and govern data across on-premises, multi-cloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. With Azure Purview, customers can easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of their data landscape, gain insights into their data estate, and centrally govern access to data. And of course, we are our own customer. We learn from how we scan and govern our own data estate at exabyte scale at Microsoft and use those learnings to continuously drive innovations for our customers.
We are looking for an experienced and passionate product manager to envision and deliver innovations in the data governance area! In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring Microsoft’s own data asset discovery and cataloging needs are met while also continuously driving innovations into Azure Purview.
Partner engagement: you will establish and manage business critical partnerships throughout the company
Technical product design: work with engineering team in deeply understanding customer requirements and make feature design decisions that best meet those requirements
Planning and execution: relentless in setting goals and continuously driving product innovation and experience improvements to meet/exceed goals. Proven ability to plan, organize, and manage complex product features across multiple workstreams
Cross-team collaboration: able to work across teams and functions throughput Microsoft via common goal setting, effective communication, and influencing skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or IT technical discipline or 5+ years of industry engineering experience
4+ years of professional program management or product management or related experience
High enthusiasm, integrity, ingenuity, results-orientation, self-motivation, and resourcefulness in a fast-paced competitive environment.
Great curiosity and willingness to question
Great analytical and technical problem-solving skills
Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers
Effective verbal and written communication
Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes
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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.
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) .
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