Are you passionate about solving technical problems with tough business requirements and direct customer impact? Do you want to help Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) transform how they build and ship their services on Azure? We’re hiring a Senior Program Manager to help create new categories of offerings that complement the Azure hyper scale cloud in conjunction with our ISV partners.
The Azure Developer Experience team at Microsoft India Development Center (IDC) is hiring talented program managers to help us build and ship managed first-party Azure services in partnership with ISVs to bring premium open-source based service offerings to the Azure cloud.
We look for creative problem-solvers to join our PM team. It doesn’t matter what your previous job titles have been – we expect that you’re comfortable with writing code, rapidly experimenting, partnering with internal and external teams to get things done, tackling ambiguous questions, and learning new skills. You’ll need the humility to be okay with ideas and projects that don’t pan out and be able to learn from them. You’ll have the support of your team and active sponsorship from our executive team.
Here’s what you’ll do and learn to be successful in this role:
Work with ISV partners to understand requirements, identify gaps and work with them to address those gaps
Work closely with engineers, internal partners, and stakeholders to gather and prioritize scenario requirements, scope projects and align delivery of scenarios per external commitments
Define and deliver on feature vision and roadmap
Drive technical conversations with ISVs and internal partners to ensure Azure provides the best possible customer experience
Collaborate with marketplace teams to identify new offerings on the Azure platform
6+ years of experience in program management or product management shipping enterprise/B2B products in the software industry
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline, OR equivalent industry experience
Experience partnering with engineering teams on technical design and delivery of enterprise software or solutions, cloud service, distributed systems or software platforms.
Strong analytical skills, combined with a strategic orientation, as well as an aptitude for solving complex business problems
Previous experience in working with ISVs in a Business Development or Technical Alliances role
Ability to define customer-focused scenarios, author detailed functional specifications and work with internal and external partner teams to ensure that scenarios are delivered end-to-end
Ability to collaborate and influence effectively across a broad set of internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
Experience creating quality customer-facing product documentation, tutorials, and usage examples
Experience defining roadmap and go-to-market plans for enterprise-targeted product
Working knowledge of performing market analysis, competitive teardowns and customer research to validate project priorities and direction
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.
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