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Principal Product Manager



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Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsoft’s mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers’ heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world.

Did you know that Microsoft just announced a new Security Service Edge (SSE) solution? The identity and network access team develops cloud based native network security and identity services that play a foundational role to protect user and resources (applications, devices, and data) access in a mobile first cloud first world. We are working on new innovative cloud native security services and aspire to be a compelling player in this exciting product category. We are looking for a ‘Principal Product Manager – Private Access Connector’ to join our team and help us grow our suite of offerings and expand our business portfolio. We have bold and ambitious plans to create unique differentiation using our Private Access Connector which will not only make the customer experience seamless for both on-prem and multi-Cloud orchestration and management, but also will form the foundation of our multi-Cloud network security roadmap. As a Principal Product Manager on our team, you will define the requirements, work with engineering to drive and deliver, engage with customers to collect feedback and drive validation, drive product adoption while identify gaps that are addressed over time with a product roadmap. It is a compelling role solving hard problems with infinite opportunity to learn and grow in your career.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Define the product and product capabilities in close partnership with customers every step of the way.
  • Design and build product capabilities in close collaboration with engineering teams and partners.
  • Engage customers to validate, design, refine product offering and enable customer adoption.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams and drive alignment.
  • Partner with finance, business planning, marketing and engineering to define monetization, positioning, cogs and pricing
  • Work closely with product marketing, Various customer engagement teams, to position offering and enable sales organization to pilot, deploy and operationalize offering.


  • Embody our Culture and Values


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND 8+ years experience in product/service/project/program management or software development
    • OR equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience developing strategic solutions requiring participation across organizational boundaries
Other Requirements

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 background and Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years' experience as a Product Manager in the Public Cloud space defining and shipping products
  • Deep understanding of network technologies and/or Identity and/or Network security
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements
  • Demonstrated leadership and cross-team skills
  • Experience interacting with enterprise customers

Product Management IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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