Senior Strategy Analyst - Xbox Devices & Studios - , Marketing in Redmond, WA

TitleSenior Strategy Analyst - Xbox Devices & Studios -
LocationRedmond, WA
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

As a Senior Strategy Analyst with Xbox's Devices & Studios organization, you will be part of the team that is defining Microsoft's consumer experiences for the next decade. You will partner with our engineering and business leaders to guide Microsoft's product and business roadmap for Xbox, Microsoft Studios, Surface tablets, and state-of-the-art product incubations. You will be a trusted advisor to our senior executives, and will help them make decisions about R&D investments, growth strategies, business development and M&A opportunities, and other critical management issues. In short, you will help shape the future of consumer technology by bringing Microsoft innovations to consumers around the world. The team provides an ideal platform for someone interested in a career in consumer technology, VC, startups or who is interested in going on to business school.

o Employ a hypothesis-driven approach to solve complex business problems
o Deliver insightful analysis of market opportunities for both current and upcoming products
o Build effective relationships with colleagues from engineering and business organizations
o Assist in the identification, evaluation, and execution of strategic investment / M&A opportunities

Job Requirements:
o Ability to develop a defensible thesis supported by relevant research
o Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities (e.g., Excel modeling, issue prioritization)
o Exceptional written and oral communication skills
o Passion for consumer technology, commitment to excellence, and a sense of humor

o BA/BS with strong academic background
o 1+ years' experience with a top-tier strategy consulting, investment banking or private equity firm, or Fortune 500 corporate strategy group

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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