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Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Sunnyvale, California

Microsoft Cloud Hardware and Infrastructure Engineering (CHIE) is the team behind Microsoft’s expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft’s “Intelligent Cloud” mission. CHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform globally with our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve that mission. As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, in high volume with high quality and lowest cost is of paramount importance.

CHIE’s New Technology Engineering (NTE) team is seeking a passionate, driven, and intellectually curious Engineering Program Manager for software development. The NTE team is accountable for the engineering, validation and production readiness of new solutions for infrastructure capacity. This role will lead a cross-Microsoft initiative focused on optimization and automation for provisioning cloud supercomputing capacity. A successful candidate for this role will leverage their analytical, leadership, and communication skills to deliver cross-functional solutions that enable our high-performance computing and artificial intelligence service offerings.



  • Manage the delivery of process and software engineering features to

  • Work directly with partner engineering teams to ensure new services meet production specifications for high volume cloud supercomputing capacity.

  • Identify, prototype and lead the implementation of new features and capabilities to increase the predictability, agility and quality of our deployment systems.

  • Enable rapid time-to-market for the introduction of new services.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

  • 7+ years of experience in the development and release of software products or services

  • 5+ years of experience creating and delivering executive-level communications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in agile program management leading technical engineering teams

  • Master’s degree in engineering or business administration

  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure (hardware and software) technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to use data to identify key issues for the business and lead continuous improvement initiatives

  • Proven track record of successfully influencing others at all levels of the organization

  • Direct experience with AI/ML technologies

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 ( .

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