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Principal Program Manager

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented Program Manager who is also an engineer. In this role, youll work across the Azure team to help deliver next-generation silicon and systems, designed to customer needs, and supporting Azures growth.Microsoft's hardware teams incubate advanced technologies and build deep partnerships with internal research, product planning, business and marketing teams. Microsoft ships tens of millions of hardware products every year, including the Xbox, Surface devices, HoloLens, accessories, and much more. Our opportunities represent a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, design, verification, performance modeling, and program management supporting the development of custom silicon. We are looking for the best and brightest to join us in designing for the future!ResponsibilitiesIn this role, youll work across the Azure team to help deliver next-generation silicon and systems, designed to customer needs and supporting Azures growth. Our next-generation silicon and systems programs depend on execution and delivery from across Azure and broader Microsoft. Youll help develop the product and drive the team to deliver on quality and schedule.What youll do:

  • Learn our hardware product and datacenter roadmaps through direct engagements across Azure and broader Microsoft.
  • Engage with engineering teams to help prioritize and optimize resourcing, develop schedules, and drive deliverables to support broader program objectives.
  • Drive and facilitate the execution of the programs from concept to tape out, power-on to launch, and connecting all the dependencies and moving parts together.
  • Develop processes and procedures to guide daily operations and execution of our programs, driving clarity and efficiency.
  • Prioritize outcomesnot ownershipto ensure the integrated team achieves more with higher efficiency.
  • Communicate with precision and clarity to drive alignment in both small and broad teams.
  • Effectively collaborate, build relationships, and influence team members to achieve program objectives.
  • Report out to executive leadership on a periodic basis.
  • Help Build, lead, and grow diverse and inclusive teams and provide both technical and non-technical leadership to them.
  • Potential opportunity for management of a small team of Program Managers.QualificationsRequired Qualification:
    • 8+ years of Program Management, Product Management, and/or Project Management experience.
    • Experience working through a complete product cycle (from architecture/initial design through post-release sustainment).
    • Experience with complex silicon development, hardware development, embedded systems or other hardware/software boundary experience.
    • Experience with cross-organizational / cross-group development spanning multiple organizational structures.
    • A high tolerance for ambiguity and change.
    • Excellent design and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communications skills.Preferred Qualification:
      • Solid background and understanding of Computer Architecture, CPU/SoC design, verification, validation and product engineering principles as part of CPU, SoC and/or IP development teams.
      • Prior experience managing a small team.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.Hardware Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.Microsoft has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets (see below). The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role (except as noted below); the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidates primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.At Microsoft certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employees role. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with Microsoft and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.Our commitment to pay equityWe are committed to the principle of pay equity paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. To learn more about pay equity and our other commitments to increase representation and strengthen our culture of inclusion, check out our annual Diversity & Inclusion Report. ( https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/inside-microsoft/annual-report )Understanding roles at MicrosoftThe top of this page displays the role for which the base pay ranges apply Hardware Engineering IC5.The way we define roles includes two things: discipline (the type of work) and career stage (scope and complexity). The career stage has two parts the first identifies whether the role is a manager (M), an individual contributor (IC), an admin-technician-retail (ATR) job, or an intern. The second part identifies the relative seniority of the role a higher number (or later letter alphabetically in the case of ATR) indicates greater scope and complexity.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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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