Datacenter Project Manager

Hong Kong

Business Function Overview:

Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As an MCIO Datacenter Program Manager, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform.

Empower Billions!

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and Datacenter optimization at the forefront of our Datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class Cloud provider.

In the Datacenter Project Manager role, you will work with the Datacenter Operations Manager and other Datacenter Project Managers to drive and implement consistent programs across your datacenter.  With your team, you will enable the build out, onboarding and operationalization of new datacenter capacity.


As a successful Datacenter Project Manager, your performance objectives include:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of datacenter activities  
  • Establish and enhance strong working relationships with customers  
  • Create and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on time delivery  
  • Plan, manage, and communicate end-to-end project plans with stakeholders and teams  
  • Perform day to day project check-in and update to manage project delivery and quality  
  • Identify risks, gaps, and opportunities and communicate to stakeholders and other teams to drive resolution 
  • Gather and provide feedback on lessons learned, best practices, and innovations on process/procedures and tools to improve efficiencies and productivity  
  • Work with various Engineering, Operations, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, DC Build Managers, and Regional Technical Infrastructure Managers during project planning and execution 
  • Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success


Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ Years’ experience in a 24x7x365 production environment or related experience
  • 1+ Year experience in Microsoft datacenter processes and tooling or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical College degree or certification in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of physical IT infrastructures (e.g. Servers, SANs, Networking, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic and high-pressure environment
  • Perform and execute organization’s safety programs and policies, and compliance knowledge assessments
  • Valid license to drive standard street-legal automatic transmission vehicles within your DC’s local jurisdiction
  • Ability to support frequent standing, walking, lifting, and working at heights
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, non-business hours, or other scenarios required by the flow of operations
  • Ability to support frequent standing, walking, lifting, and working at heights
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, non-business hours, or other scenarios required by the flow of operations


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. 


Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


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