Are you passionate about Cloud Computing
? Are you looking for an opportunity to influence strategic decision making and optimizing capital allocation? Does
creating new frameworks through white space thinking, and influencing engineering roadmaps for cloud capacity build-out sound exciting to you? Are you passionate about applying such frameworks and process rigor to solve big problems and make an impact to Microsoft's
future? If so, this is the role for you!
Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure Finance
) is a new, exciting and fast evolving finance team within Microsoft Finance
at the forefront of Microsoft's Mobile First
, Cloud First
strategy with the charter to:
end to end Cloud Infrastructure
planning and optimization
Expand Cloud Services Profitability
through focus on Gross Margin
Support Long Term
bets to keep Microsoft Cloud
ahead of competition
transparency into Cloud Infrastructure
is looking for a talented and motivated individual to help shape the future of the C+E Cloud
business by working closely with the group's business leaders to support planning and analysis for the workloads and services.
This role will be responsible for developing robust, driver-based cost and analysis frameworks for Windows Azure
workloads and services to assess business performance and drive optimizations to improve service profitability. Specific
with engineering on new products and features to understand the gross margin impact.
deep insights into gross margin in its current state and progress to north start
sustainable frameworks, systems, processes and tools to track performance against defined KPIs
and other targets.
the usage analysis framework and understand usage trends over time.
with revenue and marketing teams to track the ROI
of benefit & deployment
cost models and insights for hybrid services.
special projects as necessary.
manage multiple inputs across many stakeholders, prioritizing the effort on main drivers and simplifying where appropriate
degree in business, finance, accounting, computer science or engineering
intellectual curiosity with MBA
o 5-8 years of relevant experience with progressive advancement within your discipline
analytical and strategic thinking
working at multiple altitudes, from strategic/high-level projects to detailed revenue analysis
partnering capabilities, with the ability to influence others without direct authority
level oral and written communication skills - ability to communicate complex analysis in a simple way
to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty in a business that evolves at super-fast pace
level of self-motivation; ability to quickly identify what needs to be accomplished
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. Microsoft
is an Equal Opportunity Employer
) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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