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Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s commercial Cloud Services. To help customers achieve their goals, Azure Global Commercial Industry Team is investing in building industry specific technologies & products across major commercial industries like Retail, Energy, FSI, Logistics and others. AGCI is seeking to hire a Senior Technical Program Manager to help drive formulation of emerging Industry Platform-As-A-Service (IPaaS) in the areas of Energy & Mobility.

The individual will work with multiple high performance technical, research, customer engineering and customer teams to deliver entrepreneurial innovative solutions to customers. These early stage solutions will be the foundation of emerging Industry Platform-As-A-Service (IPaaS) in the areas of Energy & Mobility. The individual will need to be comfortable with in dealing with ambiguity and wearing multiple hats in the context of customers and internal Microsoft technical and business teams. Technical experience of 5+ years in AI, Computer Systems, Cloud Technologies expected. Experience with Research, Innovation and Customers would be valued. Teaming skills should be very strong, and a can-do, must-deliver attitude with a growth mindset is crucial.

Ours is a team relentlessly focused on customer needs, market expansion and advancing Microsoft Cloud strategy. We are a start-up like environment and focused on driving growth in one of Microsoft’s core businesses. Learn more about our work at #azureforindustry.



Work in an entrepreneurial manner and execution focused mindset with customers, different parts of the Microsoft organization (Microsoft Research (MSR), GSMO, Engineering).
Coordinate, architect and deliver early stage technical projects & solutions for customers, including your code contributions.
Formulate, develop and implement technical platform IP from customer projects that will become the basis for future platforms and product offerings from Microsoft.



5+ years post-bachelor degree experience in Research, Innovation or in advanced computer science solutions engineering projects. Masters or PhD from top tier engineering university.
Technical expertise in Advanced Computer Systems, Cloud Technologies, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (ML), Data Analytics and/or Data Engineering.
Experience in R&D, Innovation, Customer Success in diverse teams.
Strong Problem Solving and Hands-On Coding/Implementation Skills
Ability to work independently in highly ambiguous environments, with both technical and business groups internally and externally.
Stellar cross group collaboration, able to drive decisive action in partnership with others in a large organization and deliver results.
Excellent communication skills, written communication skills, strong teaming skills.

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.

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 request via the Accommodation request form

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