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Technical Program Manager



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IT, Operations
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.

The Cloud Sourcing, Sustainability, Spares and Security (CS4) organization within CSCP manages sourcing and supply of hardware for the data centers while driving sustainability innovation through the newly formed Sustainability Program Management Office (PMO).

As Microsoft scales to become the global leader in cloud deployments and services, the Sustainability PMO in CS4 is charged with embedding sustainability across the product lifecycle by deeply understanding the environmental impact of our supply chain and cloud hardware underpinning our cloud growth. With scientific and data centric approaches we are leading a sustainability transformation, leveraging a multitude of data sources and information to successfully reduce environmental impact through cloud products, software and hardware engineering, engagement with suppliers and enabling a supply chain transformation.

This role will be critical to facilitating this transformation by helping to develop and implement our cloud sustainability program end-to-end. The right person will engage and cultivate the internal collaborations between engineering teams and the Sustainability PMO that are driven by customer demands for sustainability solutions. Some work will include documenting goals, roadmapping strategy and workback plans, writing business requirements documents, and enabling visualizations for highly technical data and information. Together with subject matter experts (Sustainability Science, Methodologies. & Standards team - SSMS) in the Sustainability PMO, the TPM will help business groups meet Microsoft commitments to become carbon negative and zero waste by 2030. The role will empower all lines of business within CSCP with insight and guidance to track progress towards these goals and enable innovative sustainability products and solutions. We are looking for someone to partner across organizations to turn vision into action.


  • Work broadly with internal customers to collect requirements, identify risks, build schedules, allocate resources and execute the on committed deliverables
  • Partner with cross-company sustainability teams; engineering, data science, customer product development, and operations, to build best-in-class, accurate and timely cloud sustainability solutions and process
  • Translate sustainability methodologies that quantify environmental impacts into business requirements across the Microsoft impact categories; GHG emissions, water, and waste for Microsoft Cloud operations
  • Determine SSMS priorities for engineering or data science teams through understanding business dependencies and tradeoffs. Build documentation muscle to support and advocate for appropriate resourcing to deliver on organizationally aligned priorities
  • Parter with Cloud Supply Chain teams to identify actionable, sustainability related activities that can be evaluated by the Sustainability PMO SMEs, then create requirements and provide sustainability insights that transform core supply chain processes across the cloud value chain from procurement to hardware end-of-life
  • Work closely with stakeholders and data science teams to develop data driven insights, impact metrics, and reporting visuals to drive decision-making through data visualization and storytelling
  • Aid SSMS SMEs in methodology and dev design documentation, process and data flow diagrams, and demo presentations to larger stakeholder audiences.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development
  • 4+ years of experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects
  • 2+ years of experience in environmental or corporate sustainability focused roles
  • Proven excellence with technical written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated program management skills, including ability to direct multiple programs
  • Ability to work independently when needed or drive action for a team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the cloud business, cloud hardware, and the cloud supply chain
  • Experience with GHG emissions and sustainability methodologies that calculate environmental impacts
  • 3-5 years of experience in Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) modeling
  • Define test plans for pre- and post-customization of LCA models
  • Familiarity with environmental indicators and impacts, particularly with respect to carbon, water, energy, and waste
  • Comfort navigating, transforming, managing and explaining large, complex data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a wide array of stakeholders including internal teams, customers, and senior leadership.

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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