Principal Program Manager at Microsoft

Principal Program Manager Details

Jan. 30, 2019, 4:40 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
Xbox First Party
Do you have a passion for gaming and the future of entertainment? Are you excited about the technology that drives innovation in the digital entertainment space? Do you want to work on multiple products that entertain millions of people across the globe on any given day? If so, Xbox First Party Studios is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Principal Program Manager to help drive strategic central projects for Xbox First Party Studios. We are seeking a candidate that thrives on a challenge and can maintain composure while helping deliver products to market in a fast paced and exciting environment. We are looking for an execution-oriented program manager who will act as an accelerant for organizational change to help Xbox First Party Studios find efficiencies and scale in multiple areas of the business. Desirable candidates will have strong technical and collaboration skills in either game platform and/or game production experience and will work across organizational boundaries in support

• Drive vision and strategy for key cross studios projects. • Act as super connector enabling Xbox First Party Studios development teams by influencing partner groups across the org - especially in the areas of platform/store integration. • Collaborate with key partners across the larger Xbox/MS organizations • Act as 'common voice' for Xbox First Party Studios with platform/store partners. • Milestone planning, execution, and evaluation. • Proactive risk management and mitigation. • Create, update, and present status and information to the Studios and Platform Leadership teams.
Requirements: • Strong Communication and presentation skills. • Minimum 8 year's production experience in either a PM or Developer role on game platform or console/pc game products. • Production experience with a variety of project management methodologies (Scrum, Agile, Waterfall etc.). • Has shipped a minimum of 3 game platform or console/pc game products. • Experience shipping AAA quality games. • Has experience managing development projects from concept all the way through to ship. • Strong leadership and people management skills. ABOUT THE Xbox Studios Services XSS is an Xbox 1st party development
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