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Microsoft Corporation Business Program Manager, DBD in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO&I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Business Program Manager for Data Bearing Device Programs , you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform.

Empower Billions!

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our Datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class Cloud provider.


As a successful CO+I Business Program Manager, your performance objectives include:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspects of datacenter operations

  • Forecast, manage, and report Data Bearing Device Destruction (DBD) OPEX and CAPEX budgets to leadership and finance

  • Develop and manage DBD Management and Destruction procedures

  • Develop and manage DBD metrics for supporting leadership and Data Center Operations teams

  • Define and manage DBD hardware deployments for the improvement of DBD Destruction and Chain of custody

  • Operationalize new hardware and tooling deployments for the improvement of DBD Destruction and Chain of custody

  • Partner with CO+I Engineering teams to provide technical requirements and process expertise related to Data Bearing Device tooling requirements and enhancements

  • Partner with DC Operations, DC Physical Security, DC EHS and CO+I Assurance to ensure all DBD processes, hardware and tooling changes approved and supported

  • Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values.Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success


Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years program management experience

  • Financial accounting skills including opex and capex forecasting and planning

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering Information Systems, Business, or equivalent

  • Experience working with Cloud Data Centers

  • Experience with contract and vendor management

  • Willingness to support a flexible travel schedule (up to 30%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong aptitude for analytic thinking and solution development

  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills

  • Familiarity with forecasting and statistical concepts

  • Experience with financial modeling for resource planning

  • Experience with data security and data chain of custody

  • Proven capabilities to drive positive business results through cross-group collaboration and partnerships

  • Executive level communicationexperience (written and verbal)

  • Ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups spanning all organizational levels

  • Ability to deliver results in an ambiguous and evolving business environment.

Background Check Requirements:

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 to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at .

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