Program Manager 2, Operating Systems Engineering in Redmond, WA


TitlePROGRAM MANAGER 2
CategoryProgram management (engineering)
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionOperating Systems Engineering
Date AddedMarch 27, 2015
Open Positions23

Do you have a passion for computing devices and gadgets? Do you track internet blogs for the latest and greatest hardware and scenarios? Do you have a vision for how computers of the future will integrate into our daily lives?

The Windows kernel is the most scalable OS foundation ever designed and powers the complete spectrum of computing devices - from wearables to high-end servers. It powers over a billion PCs in a diverse range of form-factors and architectures. As a Program Manager on this team, you will take on the challenge of driving the next generation OS platform to enable devices and features in various form-factors. You will help define the future of computing.

Examples of things the team delivered in Windows 8 and 8.1 - implementing flexible platform interfaces for Windows to run on ARM SoC platforms, enabling ultra-efficient power management infrastructure to deliver on the promise of all-day battery life, and managing CPU and networking resources for background applications.

Kernel technologies play a central role in unlocking innovation from our silicon partners. We deliver an OS that allows them to shine. You will be on point to understand and influence the technology roadmaps from our silicon, hardware, and OEM partners, then determine which technologies the kernel should support and how it should do so. You will be responsible for critical technologies with broad technical reach across Windows and other orgs within Microsoft that build on the common Windows core.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would have an aptitude for quickly coming up to speed and mastering complex technical topics, along with some background and interest in operating systems and Windows internals. We're looking for someone with 2+ years of experience with strong communication, technical and project management skills. A BS/MS degree in computer science or electrical engineering is preferred. The Kernel team is committed to hiring only the best and helping them be better by providing opportunities for professional development.

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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Are you passionate about the web platform and excited by how emerging web standards will enable a new class of experiences? Have you debugged a web app written for an older version of IE and wished you had the right tools to make it just work? Do you love talking to customers and have great people skills?

For millions of business customers, the web runtime is a critical component in keeping line of business applications working, whether for existing applications or new modern applications. If you are excited to speak with customers and apply your web skills to help them move their business web forward while continuing to keep their business critical applications running, the time for you to jump in and have an amazing impact is now.

As a Program Manager working on the Project Spartan, you will work very closely with customers and partners to understand their web platform compatibility issues, go deep into the web platform, and drive features that'll help our customer's web applications just work.

The ideal candidate would:
- Love to design and build web sites
- Have a strong technical foundation
- Have great people skills
- Want to work in a fast moving agile development team
- Enjoy competitive, fast pace, and highly visible work
If you've read this far then what are you waiting for, send me an email and we'll have coffee!

Requirements:
- Deep passion for all things web
- Solid technical foundation and understanding of web technologies, especially HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is strongly preferred
- Creative thinking

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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The app deployment team is responsible for enabling a vibrant app marketplace and ecosystem on device. Installing and updating apps is the first step in enabling great apps. As we start building universal apps having a common installation platform is vital to ensure we can scale from low end phones to high end PC's to xbox one. The app deployment team is looking for a PM II to help us deliver on being able to deliver on a truly universal app. This will involve considerable cross team/group collaboration and deep technical skills.

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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Are you passionate about data and using data driven decisions to drive Microsoft's business? And, do you want to be part of one of the largest at-scale services in Windows? We are looking for a brilliant individual with the ability to contribute impactful solutions as we drive big data across Microsoft.



This position will be responsible for both data pipelines and front-end services for one of Windows largest at-scale services - Watson. You will have the opportunity to build a pipeline that works across devices. You will also own and drive the architecture and requirements about how we collect this information.

As a Program Manager you will be responsible for:

Data Pipeline - as a highly technical individual contributor you will help drive a comprehensive data collection platform for reliability at Microsoft.

Instrumentation - work with our instrumentation tools to drive consistent instrumentation across Microsoft. Drive a common set of tools and a common schema to unlock the power of data correlation.

Collection -design and maintain the service used to collect all of this critical reliability data.

Data Analytics -work with our big data solution - to provide a rich data platform to analyze reliability for the Microsoft business.

Quality solutions - High quality and attention to detail are critical to our solution and we need you to be able to cover the breadth of our systems and go deep on problem areas and ensure we get it right the first time.

Connect with key stakeholders - Work with many product teams to ensure consistent instrumentation across devices and products to ensure solutions match to our broader BI strategy as well as enables the long term business roadmap.

Innovation and improvement in existing system - Analyze existing capabilities and make necessary changes to optimize and troubleshoot existing systems and processes.



We want you on our team if the following resonates with you:

- You love a fast paced environment

- You love driving the technical direction of a project

- You love understanding the technical details and doing your own prototyping

- You love Instrumentation and data

- You love working on Large / Impactful projects that span organizations

- You love to get down to the details and do your own prototyping





Requirements/Qualifications:

5+ years of experience as a technical Program Manager managing development process including end to end software development lifecycle (from design/planning to execution, shipping and maintenance). Experience must include the following:

Service design and

SQL query, design, and implementation experience

Strong problem solving skills

Metrics and data analysis responsibilities

Development experience including VSTS

Experience in secure/scalable system design and development

Passion for technology and quality software development



Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Big Data, Hadoop or equivalent

BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree

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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As a Technical Release Program Manager in our team you will be involved in planning, design and delivery of amazing inbox applications to our customers.



Do you enjoy working with people and championing best practices?

Do you love to solve problems and address questions?

Do you have a passion to be involved early in the product development lifecycle?

Do you have a strong Project Management background, with an appetite for process analysis and risk management?



What you bring to the table:

Strong Project Management and Analytical skills

Proven Documentation skills

Ability to work broadly across many systems and processes that enable sale and support of all Microsoft products and Services.

Ability to engage stakeholders at several different levels across organizations with confidence.

Ability to multitask: you'll need to be able to think on your feet and adapt quickly,



Desired qualifications:

Proven history building relationships with partner teams across a large organization to drive significant results.

Deep consumer empathy, including ability to identify gaps in end-to-end scenarios

Demonstrated track record of leading product teams to ship

Strong cross-team communication skills including the ability to collaborate effectively with designers, software developers, and quality engineers.

2+ years building experiences for phone or tablet users

5+ years Software industry experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience



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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Are you tired of feeling vulnerable every time you open an email attachment, click on a hyperlink or simply browse the internet? Have you ever wondered how the virus landscape went from programs that were a nuisance to those which have a vast ecosystem to monetize and operate from and within? Have you ever wondered how the global malware ecosystem impacts our ability to safely use our devices and services and how this impacts our customers? Or have you ever wondered how the magic happens that updates your anti- virus signatures or security software quietly and ubiquitously to protect our customers from such threats?

The Microsoft OSG One Microsoft Protection Team
We have the simple mission of Protect our customers, Defend our Brand. Antimalware protection is now simply part of the operating system and is integrated into all of our devices and services that you and our customers use today. We are a global organization that develops client endpoint software as a part of Windows, including our Enterprise software, operation of one of the largest cloud services in Microsoft (1.2 billion endpoints), is experienced in Big Data analytics and machine learning, and have first class antimalware researchers world-wide. We have a large partner ecosystem that we work with on a daily basis to fight and eradicate threats that impact our customer and the ecosystem at large. We ship every day as the malware ecosystem changes rapidly.

Role & Responsibilities:
We are looking for an experienced, security minded, and versatile Program Manager to join the endpoint team to help develop the best protection platform that is effective in detecting and blocking malware suitable for all of Microsoft devices and Services. You will define, drive, and specify functional scenarios and features for our core antimalware engine and service that prevents attacks. In this role you will need to understand the rapid changes in customers' protection needs, deriving requirements to address them, and managing execution of some of the most critical components of the protection stack. You will also work closely with the antimalware research team & protection engineering teams to drive requirements into the core Operating System that prevent further attacks within Windows as a result of malware tampering. You will be need to be data-driven, experienced in working in an agile environment, and capable of demonstrating and measuring the impact of your innovation in the platform and the customers. If this describes you, we really want to talk to you to join our talented and motivated team!

Basic Qualifications:
7+ years of core Product Program Management Experience in a multi-disciplinary engineering team
5+ years and proven track record of shipping commercial software products through multiple product cycles with rock solid understanding of tenets
Deep technical, conceptualization, diagnostic, analytical, and problem solving skills
Proven experience in scenario focused engineering practices and agile software development methodologies
Demonstrated experience working with successful internal partnerships to deliver major features and/or scenarios
Experienced in operating system security
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field required
Highly desirable qualifications:
Familiarity of Windows Service design and Win32 internals
Familiarity with debugging tools, stack traces
Assembly/Disassembly
COSMOS, Visual Studio, Scope Studio
Security Development Lifecycle
Basic programing skills (C/C++, ability to author scripts, SQL, prototype)

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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Microsoft's Operating System Group (OSG) is responsible for some of Microsoft's largest and most important online services including the Commerce Platform, Windows Update, Windows Marketplace, Xbox Live, Microsoft Game Studios, and more.

Are you looking for a challenge that puts you at the center of the OSG strategy? Are you passionate about solving the reliability, security, privacy and compliance challenges of supporting online services? The Threat and Vulnerability Management (TVM) team within OSG is in need of a well-organized senior security program manager to help tackle these important challenges. OSG is responsible for the security and compliance of various Microsoft's Online Services infrastructure. You'll work with subject matter experts (SMEs) across the company including security and privacy champs to represent their security and compliance capabilities in order to enable service partners to meet their compliance requirements. You will also have the opportunity to work with the business to focus the business value driven by the TVM program and interact with company-wide divisions.

We are seeking a strong and seasoned lead PM for a position that has an emphasis on Threat and Vulnerability management and Asset Inventory Data Warehouse for online services. This position will require cross team, org and division collaboration on larger security initiatives and development of security threat and vulnerability management strategies. The ideal candidate has a consulting mind, and is focused on solving complex problems, capable of developing collaborative partnerships across Microsoft, with the ability to frame solutions and drive alignment. It's an exciting time to join and have the opportunity to build and deploy cutting edge technology in a manner that ensures it's the best product possible for Microsoft and our customers.

This person will provide both strategic and operational leadership that will impact the security and experiences for all Microsoft customers and partners. This role requires a minimum of 7+ years of security experience in the services and client software space with proven technical product management capability. The desired candidate will possess a deep passion for security and be able to identify, assess, and prioritize risks in a broad range of services and scenarios


Principle Responsibilities and requirements:
Design/Develop new TVM security centric programs, with a focus on strategy and scalability.
Collaborate with business owners, developers and feature PM's on security Qualys vulnerability scanning, baseline lines, Anti-Virus and other various threat and vulnerability management components
Own all program and project management components for the Asset Inventory Program and Threat and Vulnerability Management Program.
Lead feature team assigned to a project/feature through inception to release for the TVM and Asset Inventory Programs.
Manage the work of cross-functional teams implementing the technology which involves multiple components, interfaces and groups.
Proven track record of delivering complex, high-scale distributed systems that meet evolving business TVM requirements
Leverage a broad and current understanding of security tools to help teams select the best tool for their needs.
Ability to learn new skills and operate in a fast-paced and changing environment
Excellent cross group and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate the business need for security
10+ years of program management experience working through the full product cycle from initial planning and design to on-going operation in a security environment

An ideal candidate will have experience in security, auditing, vulnerability scanning, and exploit mitigation. A working knowledge of the following is preferred: current software attack techniques, protecting authentication mechanisms, threat modeling, and encryption technologies to protect data in flight as well as at rest. Experience in management consulting, finding and/or mitigating new classes of vulnerabilities, contributing to security standards, publishing original research or conference presentations are all a plus.

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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Do you have what it takes to be part of a talented team that is pushing the envelope in human interaction? Would you like to go head to head with industry leaders in input modalities like touch and pen?

The Core Input Platform team in Windows drives the underlying foundations for all input in Windows. We made touch world class in Windows 8, and we own the core components that orchestrate different modalities (be it pen, touch, mouse) and how they interact with the user experience. We also own and drive the story for Pen computing in Windows. To do all this, we require highly talented, creative, and motivated people.

The Core Input Platform team is looking for a strong Program Manager to plan, design and execute on the input hardware platform components , and work with external hardware partners to ensure they can ship hardware systems that can provide a great Touch and Pen experience on Window.

Qualifications must include: excellent oral and written communications skills, strong passion for both customer scenarios and technology, ability to balance technical requirements with customer and business needs, and a demonstrated ability to drive large cross group projects to effective closure. Applicants should also have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and at least 3 years of experience in shipping products as a Program Manager.

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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The Digital Supply Chain team within Commerce in Microsoft's Universal Store organization is focused on delivering world-class experiences to all of our internal and external marketplaces to enable digital product and service sales, distribution, fulfillment, and redemption. We create the best way for Microsoft's partners around the world to sell Microsoft products and services through their marketplaces. We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to define and develop critical services, APIs and customer experiences.

Overall, the Commerce team is developing some of Microsoft's largest scale, most business critical cloud services. These services process millions of transactions daily with load growing linearly as Microsoft moves to a fully cloud-powered services and devices company. The online-services Commerce platform powers all of Microsoft's key businesses: Windows Store, Microsoft Store, XBOX, Office 365, Azure, Windows Phone, and Dynamics to name just a few. If you purchase a Windows 8 app, XBOX points, register a Windows Phone, purchase Office for personal or business use then you are using the commerce platform. If you are interested in joining a service oriented engineering team creating an online cloud platform which can meet the SCALE, RELIABILITY, and AVAILABILTY demands of somewhere between 500M-1B users while maintaining the SECURITY required for this type of data, then this opportunity is for you.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This role is focused on our core Fulfillment Services - building services that enable critical scenarios for internal and external partners for digital product and service fulfillment. As a member of the team, you will drive and deliver key strategic scenarios across our commerce services that will drive significant new monetization for developers and partners across our entire ecosystem. Although we have deep expertise in digital supply chain services, we are just getting started on our journey to transform the way we deliver those services across an exciting, emergent ecosystem. Come help us build and deliver the best-in-class services to enable the marketplaces that will be critical to our on-going success.

We're an agile team with significant impact. If you can think big, want to join a fast moving team that is breaking new ground in OSG, and you meet the qualifications above, we would like to meet you!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
o5+ years of program management experience working through the full product cycle from initial planning and design to on-going operation
oStrong ability to partner across divisional boundaries to deliver customer value.
oStrong and demonstrated customer and developer empathy
oExperience working in a Program Manager role on cloud services
oOutstanding organizational and interpersonal skills demonstrated by previously working successfully across group boundaries, especially with engineering, business, finance and marketing
oProven track record of delivering complex, high-scale distributed systems that meet evolving business requirements
oStrong written and verbal communication skills and a desire to create an open and collaborative team culture
oYou must thrive in a fast-paced work environment and demonstrate an ability to quickly come up to speed with new technologies

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 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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Our organization is focused on our commerce and store investments. This business brings together all the great minds behind our on-line stores for our products, services, devices, customers, and partners to provide our end users with the best experience possible. Bring your customer focus and technical expertise to an exciting and growing business at Microsoft!

The Storefront team operates the current Windows Store and Phone Store while building future stores.

These stores collectively have about 1/2 million Apps available.
Windows Phone is in the lead on mobile carrier billing with 65 partners in 38 markets.
The stores are a major initiative in Microsoft, and thriving.

The ability to understand the customer's intent and measuring the effectiveness of the presentation of products in these stores is vital for accelerating the growth of the Store business.
Designing such abilities is a creative challenge that requires astute observation skills and analytical problem solving. Furthermore, exposure to real world scenarios in the current Stores is paramount to ground a design.

For this purpose, the Storefront team has a position with the following responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities include:
oCurrent Store operations
-be the point contact for business requests to the Stores
-triage and drive business requests warranting investment and engineering plans to meet the business requests
-work with operations staff to get the new software deployed to systems across the globe
oFuture Store designs
-design the what, why, and how to measure customer behavior in an aggregated manner
-deliver on these measurements working across multiple components and teams
oOperational designs
-ensure necessary reports are in place for merchandisers in the Store

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

oBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent is desired
oExcellent cross-group collaboration skills is required (communicative, cooperative, influence without authority, efficiency)
oStrong technical background with analytical problem solving skills to address complex problems and issues

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

oBackground and experience in SEM (search engine marketing) / SEO (search engine optimization) is a plus; many concepts are transferable

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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Are you passionate about the mobile app experiences? We're a startup team focused on the customer and passionate about shipping high quality, engaging and yet highly trustworthy customer experiences..
We are looking for PM with a 'can-do' mindset, great interpersonal skills, and strong technical background in operating system security, malware detection, threat analysis, and an understanding of mobile apps and developers. As a technical PM, you'll need to use a data driven approach to understand the customer security needs, go deep technically and help the team make the right decisions and deliver in face of ambiguities. You will need to learn fast, mentor people around you about your area, a good decision maker and excellent at cross group communication.

If you have experience and expertise in app development or OS internals come talk to us.
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Are you looking for a PM role where you can create innovative, large-scale solutions and use cutting edge technologies to impact how Microsoft localizes its key products and services?

We are looking for an ambitious PM to help us evolve our cloud-based localization platform to support product teams company-wide. You'll be joining a highly-focused engineering team delivering industry-leading solutions. This role is ideal for a self-motivated PM who relishes the opportunity to devise far-reaching solutions to complex issues and enjoys working with a diverse, distributed set of customers. Our work frequently impacts on Microsoft-wide localization strategy and best practices and the role includes the opportunity to interact with other Microsoft divisions and to influence localization industry standards.

Part of OSG, the PCE (Partner and Customer Engagement) Tools and Services team develops cutting edge, industry-leading solutions to enable the localization of Windows, Windows Apps, Windows Phone (and more) in 100+ languages. We create the localization platform that connects product teams to localizers across the world, enabling fast, high quality localization. We work in an agile development environment, using the latest technologies and methodologies and have gained a reputation for building user-friendly, efficient, scalable products and services. Our team has a track record of success in delivering breakthrough solutions and we've filed several patents for innovations in localization technology.

The ideal candidate will have:
- 5+ years' experience in shipping products or services
- Strong technical program management skills, including analytical thinking, customer engagement and strategic planning
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Strong interpersonal and cross-team collaboration skills
- Knowledge of localization industry and international project engineering practices
- Track record of innovation and thought leadership
- Experience with agile development methodologies and/or scenario-focused engineering

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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Are you passionate about bringing new mobile app experiences to our customers? We are delivering new experiences on Windows devices that are only possible using the new technical breakthroughs in our team. We're a startup team, a group of customer focused, technical, passionate folks who enjoy diving into an area, becoming an expert, and figuring out solution to deliver. We're focused on shipping high quality, engaging and yet highly trustworthy customer experiences. We are looking for PM with a 'can-do' mindset, great interpersonal skills, and strong technical background in operating systems, Windows phone and an understanding of mobile apps and developers.

As a technical PM, you'll need to use a data driven approach to understand the customer needs, go deep technically and help the team make the right decisions and deliver in the face of ambiguities. You will need to learn fast, be a good decision maker and excellent at cross group communication.

Qualifications:
Proven Program Management and leadership expertise with 7+ years of experience and a track record of delivery
Experience with Agile Methodology
Passionate about customers
Flexibility to pick up a breadth of ownership across the product
The ability to partner closely with both internal and external customers and partners
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical equivalent

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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Team Dakota, the creators of the Project Spark franchise and a division of Microsoft Studios, is looking for an experienced AAA Producer to lead and manage the development of Project Spark.

We are looking for a seasoned UI Producer who has worked with teams of artists, designers, and engineers to make high quality games. Primary responsibilities include managing a project across multiple individuals and/or game team disciplines such as art, design, dev and test as well as other external partners to create a AAA game. Key to this role is the ability to inspire and motivate, reduce risk, increase predictability, and manage multiple projects end-to-end. In order to succeed, you will need to continually evolve, document, drive and sometimes create new processes needed to create a high quality AAA game. An attention to detail, being self-motivated, flexible, and an ability to connect with creators are a must.

Responsibilities:
-Work closely with artists, designers, and engineers to understand and optimize workflows.
-Collaborate across multiple teams and sometimes business groups to get things done.
-Working with project leads and Executive Producers at various stages of development to ensure milestones are delivered on time and to the highest possible quality.
-Create and maintain the project schedule; ensure teams are on track with their deliverables.
-Facilitate collaborative and effective communication between team members.
-Keep the team aware of milestones deliverables and goals through all phases of development.
-Identify risks in advance and drive the team towards successful resolution before the risks turn into fires.
-Contribute to a positive work environment and a healthy team culture

Requirements:
-5+ years of gaming industry experience.
-At least one AAA or next-gen title shipped in a Production role from start to finish.
-The ability to collaborate with the other leads to achieve production plans that work for all disciplines.
-Proven ability to plan, create and maintain a highly effective production schedule for multiple disciplines in all phases of development, from concept to completion.
-Capable of balancing a project's production requirements within budget and staff limitations while ensuring high production values are never compromised.
-Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be a master at conflict resolution.
-Results driven
-Passion for making the highest quality games.

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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The One Store team is searching for a highly capable Program Manager to drive innovation and execution in a business-critical system used to deliver on marketplace readiness and engineering compliance; creating processes and partnerships across teams in OSG to enable successful launch into key new marketplaces and compliance with OS and release requirements. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience across multiple service and client technologies. You will influence, own, and build processes that have many touch points across One Store, Windows, and Phone and will be critical to the success of Microsoft's One Marketplace.

The One Marketplace team has a broad mission to "re-invent how we engage our customers and offer them the best products; powered by the cloud, across multiple screens and best experienced on our devices." In this role you will:
- Create detailed processes and work closely with multiple software engineering teams to deliver these services to our internal customers
- Work with policy owners to keep current on requirements for shipping services
- Be a thought leader and execution driver
- Drive strategy across multiple components and partner teams

The candidate must have a strong history of software design and implementation from a technical perspective. They will have a proven record of working cross group with internal and external partners. To be successful you will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to deal with ambiguity, and an agile mind set. Experience driving compliance, market readiness or other ship criteria is a plus.

I would like to hear from you if you meet the following criteria:
- You have 2+ years driving technical features and creative processes (online services a plus)
- You are hard-working, self-critical, and a great collaborator.
- You thrive in a fast-paced work environment and you want to make the biggest impact possible for the company

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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Microsoft is on a mission to revamp its Digital Store to be a one stop shop for all the company has to offer for its platforms. We're taking a huge step forward in opening new opportunities for our end users and developers alike and are looking for a passionate, self-driven and technically strong PM to help make this reality.

You will be responsible for shaping the Developer and End User experiences around the Store ecosystem by owning key pieces of the App onboarding and Certification services. This system is essential for detecting abuse and enforcing Store policies around security, content and variety of other technical standards. It is key to maintaining and enhancing the overall perceived quality and trustworthiness of Store in the eyes of the end Users. You will work closely with partner teams in Windows Developer Platform, Developer Division, other Abuse detection teams and rest of Store to deliver on the upcoming release and the ongoing system enhancements.

Required qualifications include:
- 3+ years of program management experience in a product team defining and shipping software/services
- Excellent core program management skills
- Experience collaborating and negotiating with other teams
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
- Demonstrated track record of helping others and being a great team player
- Preferred: Experience with scalable services

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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Xbox is working on exciting, innovative new experiences and we are seeking a highly motivated, process-oriented Program Manager to join our Project Management Office and help us deliver our products to consumers at quality and on time.

We are seeking someone who has a passion for finding new and better ways to build software. You thrive on process, but you don't just check boxes - you drive toward goals and know how to ask the hard questions. We need someone who can jump in with both feet and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. You need to be self-motivated, with the ability to ramp-up quickly on new scenarios and technologies.

In this role, you will help oversee our software development framework for multiple teams, while providing a high level of customer service both to the teams and key stakeholders. You will be responsible for working with a variety of teams to track key milestones and help our organization track key metrics across all of our products. This requires the ability to thoroughly understand and communicate about all aspects of software development - from a Technical Design Doc to a P&L - as they pertain to the development of games and apps across multiple platforms. You will also be expected to work with teams to share best practices and help train new teams in the overall process. There is also plenty of room for growth and new responsibilities.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
3+ years of software development experience
Knowledge of project management and software development methodologies
Experience with process improvement and implementation
Ability to deal with ambiguity, manage multiple priorities and juggle schedules
Exceptional organizational skills
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Agile methodology experience
Knowledge of Xbox and/or Windows app development
Ability to run small strike teams and maintain backlogs
Experience with new IP or tech incubation
Understanding of internal and external development
SharePoint and/or TFS proficiency
Familiarity with the videogame industry

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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Are you passionate about trailblazing new experiences and empowering people across the globe? Would you like to help create the next major innovation in devices and services, pioneering and leveraging the most advanced hardware and cloud technologies in the world? We're Microsoft. We're looking for seasoned project managers to join our team and drive game-changing software in entertainment, productivity, and tools for consumer, enterprise, and commercial experiences.

To deliver on our vision, we are looking to bring a producer to lead a multi-discipline team in the creation of transformative consumer and enterprise experiences and applications. You will be responsible for delivering on the vision for the team, working with internal and external developers and partners. You will be on the front lines of emerging technologies and experiences with business critical partners.

Responsibilities:
o Be at the heart of pioneering quality software experiences, working closely with advanced technology, developers, and high profile IP
Schedule, track, inspire, and collaborate with design, art, engineering, and partner teams to deliver products, features, services, and tools
o Anticipate and mitigate threats to achieving high quality experiences on time within budget
o Contribute to creative direction and development roadmaps
o Represent and evangelize product and team within and outside Microsoft
o Consult on a regular basis with senior leadership to align expectations and deliverables
o Have an open-minded approach to product experiences & community engagement and display ability to challenge convention
o Excel at cross-functional collaboration, leadership, and multi-task between projects and teams fluidly
o Travel to events, partners, and developers outside Microsoft

Qualifications:
o 5+ years of leadership experience, growing and managing individual employees
o 5+ years of project management experience
o Experience working with different disciplines to a high quality outcome
o Technically proficient to drive task analysis and planning with advanced engineering and technology teams
o Ability to turn blue sky ideas from creative designers into real, tangible products and features
o Knowledge in design science, customer analysis, user research, and product positioning
o Proven ability to work across multiple product teams (small & large), consolidating distributed ideas into a singular experience
o Strong leader who can influence, motivate, and energize small and large teams using subjective and objective authority
o Ability to work with partner teams to define and align on clear requirements and deliverables
o Hands-on creation of functional requirements, design specifications, project plans, and presentation materials
o Manage day-to-day development activities to unblock teams and clients and ensure commitments are met
o Willing to travel to development studios, partners, and conferences as needed

Bonus Qualifications:
o 5+ years of driving projects
o Operated in project management role or equivalent on previous projects and businesses, preferably overseeing a team of project managers
o Ability to pitch and land new approaches and ideas
o Professional experience in ideation and incubation which has led to shipping products
o Worked with user, usability, and market research experts to build compelling, easy to use consumer experiences
o Integrated telemetry, analytics, and community into products, services, and development in shipping software
o Strong written and verbal communication skills
o Strong creative verbally and visually
oHighly creative thinking is crucial to a role like this.

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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Microsoft is on a mission to revamp its Digital Store to be a one stop shop for all the company has to offer for its platforms. We're taking a huge step forward in opening new opportunities for our end users and developers alike and are looking for a passionate, self-driven and technically strong PM to help make this reality.

You will be responsible for shaping the Developer and End User experiences around the Store ecosystem by owning key pieces of the App onboarding and Certification services. This system is essential for detecting abuse and enforcing Store policies around security, content and variety of other technical standards. It is key to maintaining and enhancing the overall perceived quality and trustworthiness of Store in the eyes of the end Users. You will work closely with partner teams in Windows Developer Platform, Developer Division, other Abuse detection teams and rest of Store to deliver on the upcoming release and the ongoing system enhancements.

Required qualifications include:
- 3+ years of program management experience in a product team defining and shipping software/services
- Excellent core program management skills
- Experience collaborating and negotiating with other teams
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
- Demonstrated track record of helping others and being a great team player
- Preferred: Experience with scalable services

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The OSG Design group is a multidisciplinary team whose charter is to design world-class end-to-end experiences that are desirable, thoughtful, consistent, and easy-to-use. Our goal is to ensure full integration of brand, industrial design, user interface, graphic design, usability, and business strategy.

Help us change the way we design products at Microsoft. The OSG Design team is responsible for championing end-to-end product experiences for Windows, Xbox, Services, Internet of Things and Analog. We are looking for an intuitive and driven Design Program Manager to drive the design process. The ideal candidate for this position has experience in Program Management and a passion for creative thinking. They will have demonstrated strength delivering through all stages of product development: from initial ideation to shipping and supporting multiple generations of live products.

The candidate will be responsible for researching, creating, developing, refining, and documenting innovative and compelling user experience solutions that meet business and design objectives. This person will also drive the design schedule and design process for both near and long term products, optimizing them across releases. In addition to strategic thinking, creativity will also be critical to driving compelling user experiences. The candidate will need to communicate through a living design brief, pulling together a single story developed by the entire design team. The Design PM will work closely with a variety of colleagues, including interaction and visual designers, industrial designers, user researchers, marketers, software engineers, and hardware engineers in a highly collaborative environment. The candidate should feel comfortable facilitating discussions involving stakeholders.

Qualifications
o 4-6 years of experience in program management for high-quality consumer electronic products
o Strong project management, communication, and presentation skills
o Experience shipping and preparing products for launch
o Intrinsic passion for seamless hardware/software integration
o Strong interest in and aptitude for learning new technologies and design processes
o Additional, hands-on experience in a secondary field such as industrial design, mechanical engineering, software engineering, communications, etc. is highly desired as is experience in the field of human-computer interaction.
o Education requirements include either an MA/MS in interface design, industrial design, or highly related field or a BA/BS in interaction, industrial design or highly related field, with appropriate industry experience.

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Are you an exceptional Program Manager who is passionate about the web platform? Are you excited about how HTML5, CSS3, ES5, and emerging web standards will enable a new class of experiences on the web? Do you spend your weekends building website and experiments?

Team/Role:
The Internet Explorer Program Management team is looking for experienced, driven, creative, technical Program Managers to build the next generation web platform and browsing experience for sites and apps.

For nearly a billion Windows customers, the web platform is integral to their lives (work, school, home, fun). Our customers spend more than half their time in Windows on the web, either in browsers or web-enabled applications. As a program manager on the team, you'll have a substantial impact in the evolution of the web platform. Each decision can touch hundreds of millions of people. Browsing is changing - sites are changing, the web is integrated nearly every Windows app, and the devices we browse on are changing just as quickly. If you are excited to apply your skills and move the web and Windows forward, the time for you to jump in and have an amazing impact is now.

As a PM working on the Web platform, your primary role is to ensure the web "just works" by defining and driving web standards, creating next generation experiences, ensuring great performance and compatibility, and making the web great across Windows, Phone, Xbox and more. You will work in close collaboration with teams across the company. If you love the web this role is for you!

Responsibilities:
o Own web platform components by defining the goals, scenarios, and features for broad feature areas, including competitive positioning.
o Develop high level and detailed specifications and lead the development and test team through execution of feature areas.
o Deliver compelling prototypes and demonstrations highlighting the capabilities and performance characteristics of the web platform.
o Understand the competitive landscape, and make data-driven decisions about trends and requirements.
o Work with key partners to adopt new web platform technologies, create high performance content, and improve site and app compatibility.

Basic Qualifications:
o Demonstrated experience in designing technical features in networking, developer tools, web technologies, graphics, and/or media
o Solid technical foundation and understanding of web technologies, especially HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is strongly preferred. Hands-on web site building experience is highly desirable.
o Minimum of 5 years of experience of shipping products
o Experience as a feature PM or lead owning feature areas in one or more products and releases
o Proven track record of delivering results with positive end-to-end customer impact
o Excellent leadership, communication and team collaboration skills
o A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline is required

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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Do you want your legacy to be the program manager driving design and execution of the hardware rooted security for the Xbox, PCs, Windows Phones and other Windows devices? Will the opportunity to build state of the art platform security technology that enables compelling and elegant consumer and enterprise experiences motivate you to do your best work?

The OSG Devices Security Team is focused on building state of the art hardware based security innovation into our devices and operating system, to enable amazing digital experiences for our customers. It's one of the few places at Microsoft where you can build out both hardware and software technology that's an integral part of a complete eco-system, from top to bottom. This is a high profile role with plenty of opportunity to showcase your capabilities across the org and with our silicon and devices partners.

You should be a highly capable and deeply technical PM with demonstrated success driving cross-team product engineering efforts. Familiarity with computer security including concepts of cryptography is required. Familiarity with operating system concepts and Windows architecture is strongly recommended.

Qualifications:
- Minimum of 3 years working as a technical program manager or other engineering discipline defining, driving, and shipping consumer/enterprise software products or services
- Technical Program management, development, or quality assurance experience working on OS components, security, DRM, UEFI, BIOS, or TPM technologies
- Excellent cross group collaboration skills and demonstrated ability to lead virtual teams to deliver on product milestones
- Excellent written and verbal communication ability
- Great problem solving skills and high intellectual horsepower
- BA/BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering strongly preferred

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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Are you passionate about bringing new and trustworthy mobile app experiences to our customers?

We are delivering new experiences on Windows devices that are only possible using the new technical breakthroughs in our team. We're a startup team, a group of customer focused, technical, passionate folks who enjoy diving into an area, becoming an expert, and figuring out solution to deliver. We're focused on shipping high quality, engaging and yet highly trustworthy customer experiences..

We are looking for PM with a 'can-do' mindset, great interpersonal skills, and strong technical background in operating system security, malware detection, threat analysis, and an understanding of mobile apps and developers. As a technical PM, you'll need to use a data driven approach to understand the customer security needs, go deep technically and help the team make the right decisions and deliver in face of ambiguities. You will need to learn fast, be a good decision maker and excellent at cross group communication.

Qualifications:
Proven Program Management and leadership expertise with at least 10 years of experience and a track record of delivery
Experience with Agile Methodology
Passionate about customers
Flexibility to pick up a breadth of ownership across the product
The ability to partner closely with both internal and external customers and partners
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical equivalent

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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