Azure SQL Database is the relational cloud platform of choice for enterprises, ISVs, and application developers. Customers are using Azure SQL Database to disrupt markets and transform their existing business. Azure SQL Database is built on SQL Server, the most widely use relational engine on the planet, and combines intelligent data management, industry-leading security, global scale, award-winning performance, full SQL Server engine compatibility, and unrivaled TCO in one easy-to-use database service. These capabilities make Azure SQL Database an obvious choice for customers looking to modernize their data estate by migrating to Azure. Having a secure, reliable, and flexible connectivity pathway from clients to the Azure SQL Database service is one of the most important requirements for customers migrating to the cloud. Hence it is critically important to offer the most robust connectivity experience as it directly impacts how customers build and secure their applications. At the same
The Azure SQL Database Security and Connectivity team, which is part of the SQL Research and Development organization, is looking for a Program Manager who will help define and drive the strategy and roadmap for the connectivity area for Azure SQL Database with a focus on support for application development frameworks, connectivity libraries/drivers, and high availability.
As part of their job, the program manager will interact with other teams providing related capabilities such as geo replication and high availablity, driver support for Azure SQL Database, application programmability, and security. The successful candidate will also engage deeply with customers about their cloud strategy in general and their connectivity requirements in particular. It is the job of the program manager to understand usage patterns, potential gaps in our portfolio, as well as overall user experience, and to support our engineers in the resolution of customer incidents. Ability to