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Senior Program Manager

Cloud services are the future of Office 365, if running services at scale to meet customer needs is your passion, if you have high technical and analytical aptitude, if you want to work in the fast paced, dynamic and diverse team and if you are ready to roll up your sleeve from the very first day, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

The Office Experience Organization (OXO) is looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager for our Services at scale PM team. This team drives core web services in OXO for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other apps with high reliability and efficiency while defining and delivering initiatives across COGS, Security, Compliance and Service Infrastructure with partnerships across Microsoft 365 and Azure.

As the Senior Program Manager, you will be responsible to lead the product roadmap for infrastructure that drives the largest productivity service in the world. You will partner with software engineering counterparts to define the direction and strategy to use modern service infrastructures across M365 and Azure. Your goal will be to leverage and build latest cloud services techniques such as containers micro-services common service framework abstracting the internal and repeatable details and ensure optimization at coding, maintainability, and management levels.

Along with formulating the strategic plan you would also be creating clarity in requirement, demonstrating customer obsession with a growth mindset who can work in in ambiguous situations to enable Office engineers to deliver and run these Azure-based services.


Bring your technical aptitude, eagerness to solve difficult problems and ability to build the product roadmap to:

  • Formulate vision, value proposition, and strategy.
  • Be able to translate the big picture into detailed and effective functional requirements and drive project execution.
  • Have a hands-on approach to writing developer specs and perform design reviews.
  • Create clarity in requirements, embrace agility, fend off scope creep, confirm development approaches and timelines, and support the team to build and deliver high quality and secure solutions on time.
  • Promote hypothesis-driven product development and data-driven decision making, define key result metrics and measure success.
  • Engage directly with internal customers and partners to integrate feedback and extrapolate customer benefit for improved product plans.
  • Excellent communicator with ability to work across different teams, partners, and geo location.
  • Foster a strong working relationship with engineering and partner teams.
  • Embrace an adaptable and flexible organizational culture and thrive in our fast paced and evolving industry/technology.


  • 5+ years working as a program manager with engineering teams and a demonstrated experience in running service at scale.
  • Proven ability to drive large scale projects with high collaboration and leadership.
  • Detail oriented and able to rapidly come up to the speed on complex technologies and architectures.
  • Excellent cross group collaboration skills and demonstrated ability to lead virtual teams to deliver on product milestones.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

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.

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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