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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

What We Do:

We build planet scale products for a global customer base ranging from small and medium-sized business to the world’s largest corporations; additionally we serve students around the world from primary through graduate school with world-class digital collaboration, document management, intranet and workflow experiences. We create products to collaborate safely and stay in the know securely across web and mobile. SharePoint serves over a hundred million users and is one of the largest and fastest-growing cloud services in the world.

Our Culture:

We are a diverse team of program managers and data scientists. We are data-informed and hypothesis-driven and measure our outcomes to prove value delivered to customers. We partner closely with a talented set of engineers, designers and researchers of varying backgrounds, years of experience and specialties. Most of our team based in Redmond, Washington, though we also work with peers in Europe & Asia.

Part of building a successful team is having an inclusive workplace where all people and ideas are welcome. To this end we have local mentoring rings and communities where we can learn from each other and grow. Transparency is also core to our culture as we leverage internal and external tools like TINYPulse to get feedback and celebrate the work of our peers while driving local and industry-level changes. We are the foremost users and earliest adopters of our own products, as an example publishing News on a regular basis outlining the product impact of our team while we drive an organizational objective to realize adoption of the News feature more broadly in the marketplace. We like to have fun, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes.

Responsibilities

The Work:

We are looking for a PM to help deliver a world-class News authoring and distribution experience for Microsoft 365 customers. We are accountable to deliver customer and business success by winning fans, building loyalty, and fostering adoption of organizational News. We focus our investments to generate customer delight through new feature value, product craftsmanship and delivery of performant, easy-to-use and reliable experiences. This role also requires deep cross-Microsoft product integrations and partnerships in order to drive our key funnels to convert newly acquired users to healthy, recurring, and delighted customers. We strive to be the market leader in corporate news creation and dissemination, building on a critical value proposition and differentiator in SharePoint while addressing unmet market needs and customer feedback in an agile, iterative and data-driven way,

We are looking for a talented program manager with a passion for building product who has deep customer obsession and the ability to forge strong cross-org partnerships to achieve common aspirations. You should have a desire to push for progress using data-driven methods with validation through experimentation. You will build product strategy and solutions that bring together user experience, data insights and system thinking to solve hard product challenges. This is a highly collaborative role with emphasis on partnership across SharePoint PM, Engineering, Design and Data Science to deliver impact together.

Qualifications

  • More than 5years experience as a PM, software engineer, designer, or equivalent industry + academic experience

  • Experience launching successful products and features,or a keen desire to have your first product launch successes here

  • The ability to lead across disciplines, collaborate, and influence your peers

  • The ability to empathize, listen and obsess over our customers

  • Both technically deep and business savvy to interface with all levels and disciplines within the organization, from engineers to executives

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to present and communicate data trends, insights, and recommendations

  • Having a background in real-world application of machine learning is a plus

  • Insatiable curiosity, willingness to learn, mentor and be mentored as you grow in the next phase of your career

We recognize that talent comes in many forms. If you think you have got what it takes, we want to hear from you.

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 https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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