Principal Program Manager at Microsoft

Principal Program Manager Details

April 16, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
The Minecraft team
Minecraft inspires millions to create together, connects people across the globa, and brings together a community that is among the most active and passionate in the world. The Minecraft team is looking for a producer to lead and drive the timely delivery of the next generation game technology and foundations. You are a seasoned principal program manager who has worked with teams of engineers, designers, and artists to create high quality player-focused games. You love bringing defination to complex technology projects and are an expert at navigating ambiguous spaces. Your technical expertise and attention to detail enables you to identify risks; drive development and predictability, and challenge how we work to continuously improve. Relationships and teamwork are important to how you inspire and lead the teams to deliver their best work. You are a team player that does what it takes with no ego. You also have an intolerance for mediocrity and are unafraid to take a stand on what you believe

Drive definition and alignment of technology initiatives and projects with key stakeholders and teams. Author functional specs and documentation. Champion and evangelize efforts of the team throughout the organization. Create schedules and milestones for technology initiatives and projects; Ensure teams understand goals and manage delivery through all phases of development. Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across the organization to ensure timely delivery. Identify risks in advance and drive the team towards successful resolution before the risks turn into fires.
7+ years of experience as a program manager, producer or related experience. Proven track record of successfully managing technical initiatives. Technical acumen and expertise. An understanding of designing, building, delivering, and maintaining applications and services for high availability, resiliency, and performance in a dynamic environment. Strong service delivery experience including architecture, building cloud services, and threat modeling, security testing. Experience with big data platforms. At least on AA or next-gen title shipped in a Production role from start to finish. Passion for
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