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Senior Technical Program Manager



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IT, Operations
Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Do you want to be part of the team building and managing the safety and security of the Azure cloud platform for Microsoft? Are you passionate about cloud computing, large scale distributed systems and working on bleeding edge security and safety technologies at a massive scale? Are you looking to grow your career in a team with phenomenal growth opportunities? Are you a collaborator at heart, and want to be part of a geographically and culturally diverse team?

As we drive to be the leading cloud platform in the world, Azure Core Trusted Platform team is looking for an exceptional Senior Technical Program Manager to define the vision, strategy, and the roadmap for Azure Services to drive customers’ adoption of Microsoft Azure by connecting our technical experience, along with our customers’ vision and challenges directly to the engineering product teams, and as a result help to ensure Azure is the most compelling solution on the market.

Our approach is customer and business centric, where collaboration is a fundamental part of our culture. If you want to be a key contributor to Azure Trusted Platform Safety and Security, help services teams across Azure be more successful, and unleash your imagination and energy to make things happen better, faster, and safely, then we have a place for you. We are looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager with technical and analytical skills, having a passion for driving great technology designs in partnership with local and remote teams. This person will possess a mindset of continuous improvement, a can-do attitude, and lots of positive energy. You will be working with teams across multiple organizations in Azure, giving you opportunities for influence, growth, all while enjoying our multi-cultural environment.

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.

By applying to this U.S. based position, while remote work is possible, relocation does not apply/is not provided for the role.


  • You will help with Azure platform security and safety programs focused on getting Azure services to adhere to our security and safety standards and meet our customer, regulatory and strategic requirements.
  • You will partner with various engineering teams across Azure to deliver the tools, features and capabilities necessary to meet security and safety requirements and controls.
  • Under supervision you will help coordinate cross-team efforts to drive engineering solutions to technical challenges and deliver quality solutions to committed schedules and project plans.
  • You will help define success criteria and performance metrics (OKRs, KPIs etc.) for your programs and work with your teams to track and report on execution against these regularly.
  • You will help others as they design technical solutions. You will also identify risks, escalating them to senior levels when needed.
  • Based on success criteria, you’ll help others develop and implement features for cross-functional projects. You’ll begin to understand how to collaborate and ensure alignment across teams.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development.
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
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 Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 8+ years experience in engineering, technical program management, data analysis, and Product Management experience.
  • 6+ years of experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
  • 1+ year(s) of experience reading and/or writing code (e.g., sample documentation, product demos).
  • Prior experience in security practices and platform security concepts, good understanding of defense-in-depth for managing enterprise and network security..
  • Familiarity with software development tools and techniques, DRI (Directly responsible Individuals) workflows and understanding of mitigation, change management flows, techniques and scenarios.
  • Prior experience designing and/or building complex enterprise scale distributed systems / solutions.
  • Ability to leverage telemetry and diagnostics to derive insights that add value to our program.
  • Metric-driven mindset and the ability to experiment, learn, and improve.

Technical Program Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 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 $145,800 - $238,600 per year. Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:


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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