PROGRAM MANAGER 2, Cloud and Enterprise Engineering on the SQL Server product in Aliso Viejo, CA


TitlePROGRAM MANAGER 2
CategoryProgram management (engineering)
LocationAliso Viejo, CA
DivisionCloud and Enterprise Engineering
ProductSQL Server
Date AddedFebruary 17, 2015
Open Positions1

Want to join a startup, but do it within a global company with the potential to change the world?
Microsoft is looking for a Program Manager with exceptional communication and technical skills to help provide leadership in the database and analytics market. This is a role based in sunny Southern California in "Silicon Beach" Orange County.
As a Program Manager for Microsoft's Data Warehousing group, you will be responsible for helping define, build, and evangelize data warehouse and Big Data products. As a key driver in setting technical and strategic direction, you will be closely involved in defining compelling scenarios, participating in worldwide launches, engaging with global field teams, with a reach and breadth that can only be found within a multinational company like Microsoft.
This is an exciting position that requires a candidate who is passionate about data and analytics products, who can thrive in a startup environment, and enjoys a combination of both business and technical challenge.

Responsibilities
Work with our customers to understand and evaluate customer use-cases appropriate for their business along with the ecosystem of products and tools that are involved in satisfying their needs.
Help guide the product roadmap as it relates to data warehousing and analytics, lead the product feature planning process and work closely with engineering to ensure successful delivery.
Define, track and interpret key business metrics to track overall product success.
Understand the market and competition, and develop product and competitive positioning.
Work collaboratively with and engage business and engineering leaders both within Microsoft and within the broader ecosystem of partners. Support field enablement and other go-to-market activities.

Profile

Ideal candidate has an undergraduate degree in computer science and demonstrated aptitude in dealing with business issues.

Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge in large, fault tolerant and highly scalable enterprise data and cloud solutions.
Experience in relational database, BI/analytics, and/or NoSQL products very valuable.

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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