Principal Program Manager


Location: Bellevue, Washington

Job Type: Full time


Microsoft Teams is the hub for team collaboration in Office 365 that integrates people, content, and tools modern workplace teams to be more engaged and effective. 

We are seeking to hire an experienced and passionate leader who will collaborate across multiple organizations to help our engineering teams to  deliver critical requirements and features that provide differentiation to our fast growing Teams Devices ecosystem.  This role will provide you with an opportunity to work with teams and technologies across the company and beyond. If you want to work in a startup-like environment with the desire to move fast, this is the team for you.   


  • Partner and collaborate with Technical Leads and Customer Stakeholders to define and deliver valuable software solutions. 
  • Drive technical discussions and scoping meetings to establish key features, milestones, and deliverables.  
  • Capture key data and insights related to each engagement; as patterns and trends emerge, surface recommendations to internal stakeholders and service owners to improve and refine our products. 
  • Leverage your talents and experience to solve cross-organizational issues and remove blockers. 
  • Drive excellence in Program Management fundamentals through mentoring, sharing, and improving/building workflows. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years directly involved with software delivery and/or technical implementation of complex production systems. 
  • 3+ years of working and communicating directly with customers at engineering, stakeholder, and executive levels. 
  • 3+ years of Program Management, Product Owner or Product Engineering experience, including shipping complex production systems that run on a hybrid or public cloud. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong customer presence and experience managing customer relationships. 
  • Desire to embrace challenges and solve problems using an entrepreneurial and value-driven approach. 
  • Subject matter excellence in Lean / Agile mindsets and common software delivery frameworks (e.g., Kanban, Scrum). 
  • Ability to distill information and communicate directly with senior leadership. 
  • Experience mentoring and contributing to a fast-paced, results-oriented team. 
  • Experience working within geographically diverse and virtual teams. 

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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