Senior Program Manager - Azure Space - CTJ
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Are you interested in developing cutting-edge technology, being
part of a collaborative and diverse team, and advancing critical
customer missions in space?
Azure Space is seeking exceptional talent to help create the
future with our partners in advancing our customers mission in
outer space. In this role, you will work in an agile environment
that values creativity, knowledge sharing, and employee growth. We
seek out new and different perspectives, exercise curiosity, and
embrace a culture of learning. You will have substantial
opportunity to shape technical direction, make a tangible and
positive impact, and obtain unique and valuable experience across
an array of technologies.
You will leverage an understanding of space and the Azure cloud
and apply it towards innovative solutions for the space ecosystem,
including developers, operators, and end users of space services.
As we develop and grow our business to enable the space sector, we
identify and take on advanced projects to push the
art-of-the-possible with Azure. Microsoft's mission is to empower
every person and every organization on (and off) the planet to
achieve more, and we strive to make Azure the best cloud for every
industry and customer.
Join us and build the future of global computing and
Basic/ Required Qualifications:
- 7+ years' technical experience in applying space and/or cloud
solutions and products for industry and/or government
- Ability to engage with customers and partners to understand
their business and technical needs and priorities.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and address
technical challenges, solve problems, and make tough
decisions/recommendations to customers and leadership.
- Excellent communicator and able to present to audiences in a
clear and effective manner, at various levels of technical depth in
written and presentation form.
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.
- Candidates must have an active US Government Top Secret
security clearance and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with
polygraph), or have an active TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role
will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph)
- BS or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or
related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
- Strong track record of delivering services, creating exciting
technical proof of concepts, and/or shipping products.
- Experience in working in or with the space sector and
understanding space mission capabilities and needs.
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
requestvia the Accommodation request form.
Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your
employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
- Program management responsibilities for technical projects
across digital tools, connectivity, and advanced analytics with
- Leadarchitectural discussions with customers and dive deep into
- Provide guidance and recommendations on technology investments
and applications between Azure and the space sector.
- Establish new technical areas that enhance and exploit Azure
capabilities to drive growth in the space sector.
- Partner with engineering, infrastructure, marketing, compliance
and the field leadership to translate new concepts that are
emerging from the research community into new products offerings
through proof of concept demonstrations.
- Stay abreast ofnewAzure services and be a technical scout for
the organization such that emerging opportunities are not
- Manage multiple programs working with a diverse set of
skillsets from within Microsoft, with partners, and with
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