Helaas, deze vacature is niet langer actief

Originele vacaturetekst

Principal Program Manager

Edge Computing along with the evolution of 5G Networks is one of the next frontiers for hyperscale cloud. We are looking for a Program Manager willing to dive into this area and help with the technology in driving a developing business. Azure for Operators is building a team to help mobile operators take advantage of the innovation unleashed by the introduction of technologies such as 5G, Software Defined Networking / Network Function Virtualization, Edge Compute and the next generation Internet of Things.

The product and service set are developing quickly, and we seek to innovate, collaborate, learn from experience and data, provide input to product features, laugh and have fun, while creatively solving challenging customer scenarios.

We work directly with Telecom Network Operators and Enterprises to identify uses cases, develop those into solutions and create architectural guidance and assist with the technical implementation of these solutions on Azure. Our goal is to help mobile operators leverage Azure to accelerate the digital transformation of their core network operations in order to launch new services in an agile fashion, elastically scale to meet the ever growing demand for mobile service and dramatically improve operational efficiency thru infrastructure simplification and process automation.


We are looking for highly motivated individuals who want to work in a startup-like environment and enjoy tough challenges.The role requires managing complex relationships with Network Operators and partnering with internal software engineering teams building an Azure based platform to host operator grade network functions. Our market opportunity is huge, and our team is expanding. To thrive in this position, you should be a creative and analytical thinker, technical, and committed to excellence. Ability to lead complex projects with a strong record of end to end delivery of high-quality products is a huge plus.

  • Direct interaction with network operators, network equipment providers and system integrators
  • Help mobile operators and partners with planning, design, proof of concept deployments, and production roll-out.
  • Develop credible execution plans in partnership with engineering teams
  • Apply data-driven insight where possible to improve efficiencies
  • Build a solution and architecture jointly with software engineering teams
  • Hands on:
    • Architecture and solution design
    • Solution deployment, integration and validation
  • Create strategy and vision across multiple organizations, products and services including network operator executives
  • Knowledge sharing internally and externally
  • Mentoring


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, electrical engineering or related field or 5+ years of professional experience in the technology industry
  • 5+ years of software industry experience working as a technical program manager or software engineer, or experience in planning, deployment and/or operation of mobile operator networking technology
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud technology – Azure preferred, AWS, GCP or private eg. VMWare, OpenStack

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building and/or using Container platform technologies. Example: Kubernetes, Docker
  • Domain knowledge about cloud datacenter infrastructure & environment
  • Experience in “migrating” on premise workloads to the cloud a plus
  • Good/Some knowledge of 5G Network Technology
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and leading without authority skills
  • Great problem-solving skills and outstanding drive for results
  • Commitment to collaboration and teamwork and ability to deliver via influence
  • Self-starter, who proactively identifies problems and drives for resolution
  • Excellent ability to prioritize, plan, and track large scale programs
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences

Ability to meet Microsoft 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.

Type vacature:




Wat wij bieden