Program Manager 2 at Microsoft

Program Manager 2 Details

May 7, 2019, 5:20 a.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
and Society team Cognition's Ethics and
In Cognition, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together. People with disabilities are commonly early adopters of new technologies. Cognition's Ethics and Society team works closely with this passionate community to create solutions to the road-bumps in life. Our first step along that journey is Seeing AI ( - a talking camera app for people who are blind or have low vision. It leverages the latest artificial intelligence to describe the text, people, and objects in the environment.

Responsibilities: We are seaking a customer-focussed technical program manager to drive quality for the Seeing AI product. Some of the projects you will drive may include: • Working with our legal team to ensure compliance with international regulations. • Managing teams of vendors scrubbing and labelling datasets, including ensuring data quality. • Release management, including establishing a release process, coordinating manual testing and publishing in app stores. • Working with groups of beta testers, and collating feedback. • Working with domain specialists to ensure the product adheres to
Qualifications: • Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field. • 5+ years experience in a Program Manager role or equivalent. • Understanding of the software development process. • Knowledge of accessibility concepts would be a bonus. • Understanding of artificial intelligence concepts would be a bonus. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required
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