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Microsoft Corporation Senior Program 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!

Digital Security & Resilience, Office of the CTO is currently looking for a Senior Program Manager. In this role, you will collaborate with several partner organizations to help ensure that the right security features & products are rolled out across Microsoft. With your PM expertise, you'll work to lower the risk to our enterprise and ensure that we measure the impact of these features. Your ability to set well-defined KPIs and OKRs to focus the team, prioritize incoming requests, and clearly communicate our plan with partners and customers will be vital to the team’s success. You will also develop and deliver concise and goal-driven presentations to senior management on a frequent basis.

Preferred work locations:

Atlanta, Georgia

Austin, Texas

Redmond, Washington

Reston, Virginia

Remote in the U.S.


Key responsibilities:

  • Envison and implement success metrics & OKRs and delivery plans

  • Drive implementation in close partnership with engineering teams, including prioritization

  • Gain trust and influence broad stakeholders including engineering teams, partner orgs and peers

  • Manage risks and implement mitigation strategies

  • Report progress in objective and concise formats to senior management, while providing recommendations to accelerate progress.

  • Creatively resolve blocking issues, and innovate to resolve pain points.

  • Deliver technical and high-level data-driven presentations to internal and external audiences


Knowledge, experience and skills required:

  • 8+ years of experience working as an information security professional, technical program manager or similar engineering role.

  • 6+ years working in cybersecurity, cloud security, or security architectures.

  • 6+ years of experience and working understanding of cloud-scale technologies.

Preferred, not required:

  • Proven competency in strategic leadership, organizational agility, cross-team collaboration, drive for results, and written and verbal communications

  • Experience driving large, complex software programs and solutions with large virtual teams

  • Proven ability to build successful partnerships and drive complex cross-group collaboration

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, experience with presentations to senior leadership teams as well as customers

  • Passion for strategic thinking, making data-driven decisions and driving innovation.

  • Ability to apply creativity, critical thinking and be solution-oriented in a dynamic working environment

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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