Microsoft Senior Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Microsoft Senior Program Manager Jobs in Kenya


Organization Mission / Information

  • Core Services Engineering builds and manages the critical products and services that Microsoft runs on.

  • We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day.

  • Core Services Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, large-scale experience with Microsoft and industry solutions.

  • We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.

  • We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

    Responsibilities

  • Drive end to end delivery from gathering user requirements to delivering high quality programs and services to meet business needs

  • Engage with customers to clarify requirements, work through agile experience, create and communicate successful features and User Stories.

  • Identify business trends, challenges & opportunities, interfacing with design and architecture teams to develop an in-depth understanding of assigned products and the associated technologies. and ensure that is maintained & extended to the team throughout the product cycle

  • Build and leverage telemetry data to help drive prioritization decisions to deliver the best possible solution quickly.

  • Coordinate deliverables and dependencies with other groups to hit milestones

  • Build cross-team coordination and a community with other engineers relating to challenges & opportunities in the areas of app to app and business to business integrations

  • Gain a working understanding of Microsoft businesses and collaborate with mentors and leaders to contribute to cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users.

  • Stay educated
    on existing, emerging technologies and support POCs to evaluate technology fits for customer needs.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • 10+ years of Application/Product Engineering experience, 4-5 years of core software engineering experience.

  • Demonstrate core Product manager skills of leadership, developing product roadmaps, integrate internal and external partners in development, and the ability to inspire the team and customers around your product vision.  

  • Experience with shipping at least 3 full product releases, from release inception through live site support

  • Past programming experience in Microsoft technologies -or- programming/customization experience

  • Excellent communication, client relationship skills, and customer experience focus

  • Demonstrated passion for quality and attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships across groups and all management levels

  • Ability to effectively deal with ambiguous situations, impact and influence

  • Ability to effectively communicate using multiple medias to present ideas

    Other helpful skills for this position include:

  • Experience or familiarity with Microsoft Technologies

  • Experience with direct, remote and virtual teams

  • High degree of professionalism, especially when faced with critical and intense situations

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, engineering or a related field; MBA preferred

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Microsoft Senior Program Manager Jobs in Kenya


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