Senior Program Manager at Microsoft

Senior Program Manager Details

June 25, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
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In this position as the Release Manager, you will have the opportunity to lead and coordinate activities that defines a successful deployment. The ideal candidate will be able to gracefully balance schedule needs with creative imperatives, pushing for quality and innovation, while managing a sustainable release process. Executing on a project's vision takes many traits, but above all stand teamwork, leadership and a dedication to excellence. Coordinating the efforts of a large project team is a big responsibility; the Release Manager needs to be both focused and agile in navigating the complexities of the development cycle.

• Work closely with product teams to understand business goals behind each release to then identify Release Criteria for a major milestone • Coordinate and lead efforts across a large cross-functional team • Clearly communicate issues, impact, and possible options as they arise, and develop action plans through partner collaboration. Should be flexible and agile to be able to adjust the team's requirements and timelines based on time critical needs (both expected and unexpected) • Build and maintain project health dashboards and provide awareness with respect to project health metrics (Result driven
• Basic/Required: • 3+ years experience managing project releases Bachelor's degree Preferred: • Must has a passion for servicing customers • Strong Cross-Team Communication Skills. You can talk to creatives (e.g. artists and game designers), technical people (e.g. programmers), and non-technical people (e.g. PR and Marketing) alike. When conflicts occur, you bring people together, you listen, you mitigate, and you resolve. • Deals with Ambiguity. There is no instruction manual on how to be a great Release Manager. You use your instincts, experiences, and team to identify, assess, and solve problems
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