Program Manager 2
Azure Global Commercial Industry group focuses on building the Azure capabilities for key industry verticals like retail, FSI, agriculture,energy, etc. to meet the critical requirements of the customers belonging to these industry verticals on their digital transformation journey involving public cloud.
We are the Azure Global Energy product team, and we are in search of PMs with proven technical product management skills to help us define and deliver on the product roadmap for the Energy industry. We are building a Data and AI platform for different Energy verticals like Oil and Gas, Sustainability, Power and Utilities, Renewables and more which will help these industries with their business transformation and help Microsoft, and its partners and customers realize that Azure should be the world’s computer for Energy. In this role, you will contribute to the functional design and development of the platform offering for the energy area with an e2e user experience that meets the customer and partner ecosystem’s requirements. This role will have tremendous visibility and scope as you will need to work across the different product groups within Microsoft as well as the sustainability team, CELA, Data center and supply chain orgs, Office, Digital Transformation product group etc. You will also need to work with global stakeholders both internally in Microsoft as well as externally.
Take ownership of end-to-end business scenarios, problem definition, solutions and technical strategy.
Authordetailed product requirements, design information architecture and user experiences Scope and prioritize feature investments and non-functional requirements.
Deliver milestone release activities, quality gates, product documentation, self-hosting, feature validation by customers.
Define targets for key business KPIs, and track and report progress on them.
Drive partnership and collaboration with internal product teams and external partners on both technology and solution front.
Collaborate across a diverse set of stakeholders (engineering, product marketing, sales, customer support, customer advisor etc.) to deliver the value proposition of the platform.
We seek candidates who are curious about customers to help us create products and platform that customers love in the changing and evolving market. Experience handling ambiguity and rapid experimentation would be highly valued. Candidates must have demonstrated collaboration skills to work constructively across functions, groups, and time-zones to solve customer problems. Finally, we seek candidates who will contribute to a positive culture, where all members of the team can do their best work, creating an advantage out of our diverse set of backgrounds, styles and skill sets.
b tech or master’s degree in computer science or a related field
at least 5 years of software industry experience
at least 2 to 3 years of experience as a product manager in software industry
experience in building v1 products instart-ups and/or incubation initiatives.
experience or understanding of any of the energy verticals and their problems (oil and gas exploration scenarios or sustainability or power and utilities, control systems)
bonus if you have strong experience in machine learning, or other data and ai technologies.
demonstrated customer focus and driving deep partner engagements
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.