SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER - UEFI, Microsoft Devices Group on the Surface product in Redmond, WA


TitleSENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER - UEFI
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
ProductSurface
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on lighting up Microsoft experiences with the most beautiful and productive devices. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, while eliciting their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role and opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced, savvy and versatile Senior Program Manager who has a proven track record through several product cycles. You will be responsible for building our capacity to grow the business, and our ability to turn customer requirements into high value features. You will work with internal / external partner teams, product management, architects, development, quality assurance, and user experience teams to align objectives, create functional specifications, implement a plan, and ultimately deliver a high-quality product. The successful candidate will have effective written and oral communication skills, excellent cross-organizational and project management skills and thrive in a highly innovative, fast paced, evolving and ambiguous environment.

Qualifications and requirements:

-This position requires in depth knowledge of UEFI, mobile device hardware and Windows architecture.
-6-10 years of software / firmware Program Management experience with demonstrated success.
-Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent
-Ability to write excellent functional specifications
-Broad technical understanding of mobile PC hardware / system design, Windows architecture
-Ability to learn quickly and work independently while dealing with ambiguous data points and situations, with strong positive attitude
-Strong cross-group collaboration with focus on solving complex problems
-Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
-Organize and present program reviews/status to engineering, business leaders, and senior management
-Domestic and international travel 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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