Server Engineering Program Manager - Cloud Server Infrastructure Team, Cloud and Enterprise Engineering in Redmond, WA

TitleServer Engineering Program Manager - Cloud Server Infrastructure Team
CategoryTesting (engineering)
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionCloud and Enterprise Engineering
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

The Cloud Server Infrastructure Engineering (CSI-E) team is responsible for server hardware definition, design and development of Server and Rack Infrastructure engineering for Microsoft's online services. We work closely with Microsoft product groups, industry partners and researchers to architect and develop server hardware solutions that meet the requirements for our cloud services platforms at the lowest possible cost of ownership (TCO).

To support this effort we are looking for a Senior Hardware Program Manager who can support our CSI group in Redmond.

Responsibilities include -
oDrive volume pricing benefits and purchasing efficiencies by defining and promoting standard Server configurations for use by multiple business units across Microsoft.
oRegularly review requests for variances from standard Server configurations, identify and drive opportunities to improve conformance and drive higher volumes.
oActively manage the Product line, by analyzing market trends and business unit feedback and prepare supporting information for changes.
oDevelop and strengthen relationships with Server OEMs.
oGenerate and manage Server roadmaps, planning and transitions.
oActively support and provide input into in the procurement process.
oActively support and provide input into the Server Qualification/Test Process.
oDrive continuous work flow process improvements.

Qualifications Summary:
o7- 10 years of experience in Program and/or Product Management
oData Center or Server experience preferred
oBachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
oExperience working with cross functional teams with significant Engineering interaction
oAbility to define strategy and generate business cases for future products
oAbility to take complex analysis and communicate via Executive Level PowerPoint presentations up the chain of command in a clear manner

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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