Microsoft Corporation Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Azure is one of the fasted growing cloud service and securing our customers against threats and attacks is a major initiative at Microsoft and long-term investment.

As growth of Microsoft cloud accelerates, this team must help simplify and drive security across our cloud business, ensure a great customer and partner experience and create a responsive data-driven customer/engineering feedback loop.

The security assurance PM team is responsible for driving the effectiveness of security throughout the Microsoft Cloud + AI. The team has the responsibility to simplify and automate security for engineering teams enabling engineers to write solid secure code, build secure services, handle operational tasks securely, and understand the true threats that face Microsoft every day without impeding productivity of engineers.

As part of the security assurance PM team you will join our program to drive improvements to security development file cycle and operation security processes based on emerging threats, identify and help fill technical content gaps, simplify and automate security assessment process, and help provide guidance to engineers to improve their security posture.


Responsibilities :

  • Design tools that take the pain out of security, improve security development lifecycle and the operational security polices/practices to get security tasks to engineers in a language that engineers clearly understand.

  • Building security into the agile development process, developing new ways to get security content to the Azure community.

  • Driving automation to validate adherence to security development lifecycle and Operational Security requirements.

  • Work across multiple teams in Security and across C+AI to coordinate and integrate with other community and content related initiatives

  • Produce and drive virtual and in-person customer/partner engineering sessions to increase the customer and partner voice in the design process

  • Define success metrics. Collect, analyze and understand data. Use the data to drive changes and improvements.

  • Evaluate and quantify feedback from customers, partners


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum seven years of work experience in the computer software industry including two years of technical experience in cloud security

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent business experience

Additional Requirments:

  • Ability to ramp on our security technologies and comfortable presenting it internally and to customers and partners

  • Strong collaboration and in cross-teaming skills

  • Desire and eagerness to help customers successfully deploy our technologies

  • Comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced environment where new challenges exist around every corner

  • Strong communication skills

  • Comfortable and experience in working with customers and partners.

  • Strong prioritization, time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to take on complex systems and processes and drive simplification and improvements.

  • Self-started, who can deal with ambiguity, maintains focus, drives to clarity and provides innovative solutions.

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