The Azure Core team is looking for a Senior Program Manager to work across Microsoft driving Linux-based initiatives to improve the user experience for Linux users, and work with major Linux vendors on these improvements. The person in this role will use their strong technical background and understanding, along with their excellent communication, program management, and collaboration skills to drive customer scenarios, create requirements, identify business opportunities, and work across Microsoft and Linux vendors to implement solutions and programs that create value for customers and partners.
You will be responsible for nurturing partnerships and helping Linux vendors navigate the internal systems and teams that enable Linux on Azure and in other Microsoft products. You will work with the field, marketing, marketplace, and other teams to make sure these solutions get delivered to customers and enable the business models of our partners. You will be working with extremely technical partners and internal engineering teams, and must have a deep understanding of how Linux works, various distros (Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, SUSE at a least), cloud deployment, package management, security
Basic Qualifications: 6+ years program management (including managing requirements from multiple stakeholders) Deep Linux experience (expertise with one or more major Linux distros: CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE) Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a fast-paced production environment Experience defining products and working across teams and partners Experience with cloud native technologies like containers and Kubernetes Experience with OSS development practices and the Linux community Strong, demonstrated technical problem solving and communication skills Comfortable working in a fast-paced