Principal System Program Manager - Xbox, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA


TitlePrincipal System Program Manager - Xbox
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedJanuary 6, 2015
Open Positions1

The System Engineering team within Large Screen Devices (LSD) has an immediate opportunity for a Principal System Program Manager. We are looking for a highly-driven, exceptionally talented technical manager to work across hardware and software organization to drive system design and test definition, performance optimization, resolve system issues and improve the organization's engineering practices
As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate a solid understanding of core engineering principles, analytical process, disciplined methodology, superior problem-solving skills, and a passion for developing technologies and products with a broad scope of impact. You have demonstrated the ability to deliver a solution to the customer's need through design and have brought other functions and subject matter experts along with you. You are highly motivated and enjoy bringing technical and strategic leadership to cross-disciplinary teams and you have a track record of innovation.

This is a high-visibility role for a principal technical leader who is comfortable dealing with ambiguity, driving features from inception to production and is seeking to innovate at a quick pace. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in strategic thinking, driving for results, operational excellence, cross-division collaboration, and executive maturity, outstanding leadership and coaching, as well as design and coding skills and a passion for customers. You will participate in the elaboration of the scenarios, help analyze the existing products and infrastructure, understand how to leverage this infrastructure and help design, architect and implement new solutions to fill in the gaps to create integrated end to end experiences. Our team works closely with both hardware and software partners as well as other business divisions to drive end-to-end solutions.

As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate a solid understanding of core engineering principles, analytical process, disciplined methodology, superior problem-solving skills, and a passion for developing technologies and products with a broad scope of impact. You have demonstrated the ability to deliver a solution to the customer's need through design and have brought other functions and subject matter experts along with you. You are highly motivated and enjoy bringing technical and strategic leadership to cross-disciplinary teams and you have a track record of innovation.

Qualifications:
BS/MS in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
Strong engineering background with 8+ year in shipping products
Great communication and collaboration skills
Excellent analytical skills with a systematic and structured approach to software design
Ability to provide technical leadership to the team, drive engineering best practices
Passion for Enterprise customers and solutions
High tolerance to ambiguity and ability make progress in the face of it

Microsoft 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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