The Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) team enables high-impact organizations and developer communities to achieve more and drive the value of our intelligent cloud and edge. How do we do it? We are an industry-leading software engineering team who codes with partners and customers every single day. We accelerate platform adoption and serve as trusted technical specialists by coding side by side with other dev teams.
We are hiring a Technical Program Manager with experience in the software development cycle, and in leading and delivering large multi-functional programs using modern software engineering practices. The ideal candidate will have experience in cloud technologies to deliver the leading-edge applications and solutions in partnership with high-impact customers, partners, startups and developer communities.
In this role, you would be responsible for:
Effectively communicating business strategy and goals and how they align to the team’s work.
Leading the end-to-end planning, execution and reporting of main Engineering & Evangelism engagement to drive platform adoption through “code-with” channels.
Demonstrating technical domain expertise to scope, architect design solutions, and resolve issues.
Delivering ongoing market and competitive insights in collaboration with Microsoft business groups and Engineering & Evangelism teams.
Partnering with Software Engineering team to identify and deliver highly visible and scalable early platform/technology adoption opportunities with communities, customers and partners.
Driving excitement, adoption, and satisfaction about the product/service by ensuring that Microsoft partners are well-prepared with the appropriate information, engineering evidence, and message.
Maintain knowledge of technical audiences as well as emerging Microsoft technologies, with an understanding of their use cases.
Driving planning, and execution of first and third party 'code-with' experiences and hackathons with partners – partner with multiple teams across Microsoft.
Building the awareness, engagement and technical insights via deep relationships with main influencers in the US:Developers, Community, Startup, and Academic – be present and actively participate at Microsoft and third-party developer events.
Developing and maintaining a strong technical skillset on key cloud technologies such as AI/ML, Containers, DevOps, or IoT.
Working with customers and partners to implement solutions based on Azure or integrating Azure into their projects.
Building reference architecture, frameworks and toolkits to drive scale of adoption in the ecosystem or working in open source communities to enable support and adoption of our platform.
Who We Are Looking for:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the technology industry, specifically in software engineering or program management
BS, BA, or MS Computer Science Degree / Engineering degree
Deep understanding of Cloud, Mobile and other computing technologies including Open Source, business drivers, and emerging trends across Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies
Demonstrated subject matter expertise in Developer ecosystem insights and track-record of involvement in developer communities (MS or non-MS)
Ability to create successful partnerships with other key leaders across Engineering, Evangelism, Microsoft Sales and Marketing teams to deliver results
Consistent track record of building technical and business relationships with senior business partners
Strong knowledge of application development practices and a track record of working closely with large development team
Exceptional decision-making skills, conflict resolution, community building, and follow through
Results driven; strong analytical skills with exceptional verbal and written communication
Minimum 25% travel, incl. International travel
Must be willing to work outside of standard business hours to engage with developer communities at meetups or events that often take place in the evenings or on the weekends
Someone who embraces Inclusivity & Diversity
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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