Principal Engineering Manager

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Are you interested in working for one of the most exciting teams in Microsoft? A team relentlessly focused on customer needs, market expansion and advancing Microsoft Cloud strategy? Interested in a start-up like environment, passionate about Cloud Computing technology and driving growth in one of Microsoft’s core businesses? Then look no further than the Azure Global Team!

A central pillar of Microsoft Azure Global, the Emerging Markets team, is responsible for research, incubation, product engineering, and strategic partnerships that drive cross-company strategy as well as value creation in emerging markets for Azure. We are a diverse crew of researchers, engineers, and strategists. We work hard, have a lot of fun, and share a singular goal: to enable every person and organization in the emerging markets to realize the Microsoft promise of enabling every person and organization on the planet to do more.



We are looking for software engineering managers with people management experience and with a strong design & coding capability and be able to ship to customers with agility. You should be able to design and implement large scale cloud service independently. You need to be able to understand the feature requirements from customer, work with Program Managers to define the desired experience and the best design to fulfil the same. We expect all team members to contribute broadly, with an agile and growth mindset, so your ability to step into multiple areas will be a key attribute that we are looking for, primarily including core engineering work.

Primary responsibilities include:

Be customer
Be passionate about building world-class services while having fun with a top-notch
Be adept at creating enterprise software/services with a consumer-like simple and intuitive
Be able to learn fast and drill deep into different technology areas with hands-on focus.
Be confident in conversations with program managers, fellow engineering managers, architects, and executive management.
Be extremely comfortable with slicing and dicing data to make inferences and validate hypotheses.
Be able to present a compelling story and show demos to different audiences like engineering teams, internal executives, etc.



A B.E. or B. Tech. in Computer Science or related field with 8+ years of relevant experience. In addition, the following are some of qualifications we are looking for:

Bachelor’s/Master’s in Computer Science or related field
10+ years of experience with designing, implementing, debugging and launching commercial software products or web services, through multiple release cycles
Significant experience in systems side of software development. Thorough understanding of computer architecture, memory models, and algorithms design. Proven ability to create componentized, well-architected software at a component level
Be part of the live site culture and drive data driven improvements to both product quality and engineering efficiency
Excellent knowledge of Java/JavaScript/C#/REST Services
Top notch, high-energy, communication skills,

collaboration skills, and drive for results

Customer obsession, strategic insight, passion for technology & strong analytical skills
People management experience

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. 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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