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Principal Software Program Manager

Full-time Microsoft in Information Technology
  • Post Date : August 30, 2022
  • Apply Before : December 31, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Mid Level
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Industry Computer Software/Engineering
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Remote Job Yes

Job Description

Microsoft Quantum has assembled a talented and diverse international team to create the world’s first scalable quantum computing system. Microsoft’s full-stack approach involves exciting innovations at every level, from the physics at the quantum plane all the way up to global services. Microsoft Quantum program has opportunities to change the world of computing and help solve some of humankind’s currently unsolvable problems.

Responsibilities
The Quantum team based in Redmond is seeking a passionate and driven Program Manager to coordinate the development of the system level software, embedded software, calibration and test software tools in coordination with internal engineering teams.

As part of the global HW PM team you will be representing the System Software in all local and cross-group planning & communication activities including budget, lab infrastructure and 3 party engagements.

Key Responsibilities include:
Strategy & Planning – Guide a planning process for software development and bring-up
Progress Reporting – Deliver score-carding and reporting that provides program owners and leaders information to drive data-driven decision making for dependencies.
Great Partnerships – Interface with many partner teams across the Microsoft Quantum sites. You’ll ensure the system hardware and software efforts are on time and manage complex dependencies with great communication.
Schedule – Create and drive a realistic schedule and commitments based upon strategy, available resources, and demonstrated capacity of the team.
Specifications – Manage the formulation, review, sharing, and execution of system hardware and software specifications
Local – Enable the team to deliver results with state-of-the art lab environment and infrastructure.
A successful first year in this position will feature:
Leveraging your interpersonal and collaboration skills to deliver results across a global team.
Strategic planning, execution, relationship development, and working with project leaders.
Knowledge and experience working in software and hardware development
Solid technical depth and analytical/problem solving.
Ability to manage ambiguity and uncertainty, while driving clarity.
High personal maturity and accountability for self and others, modeling Microsoft’s values.
Note that given the global scope of our team, travel will be required.

Qualifications
Basic Requirements:
BS in computer science or equivalent
8 + years of experience planning, creating, and managing schedules and budgets for software development
The candidate must have demonstrated track record of leading innovative technology development, people management, project management, managing external partners, and delivering results from diverse teams
Experience managing large development programs and cross-functional teams across multiple geographical locations
Must be willing and able to travel (domestic and international) to support development and test activities.
Preferred:
Experience with software development, implementation and test
Experience with embedded software (firmware) development
Experience with cloud computing software, systems and infrastructure
Experience with cryogenic systems
Experience with condensed matter physics
Business, product, or program management experience within an engineering environment
Track record of leading engineering teams on breakthrough developments
Demonstrated ability to identify problem areas, drive issues to closure and ensure solid root cause understanding
Ability to define problems, distill data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
Must be able to communicate complex issues and trade-offs to development partners and management
Strong ability to write, speak and present information effectively and persuasively across communication settings

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