Principal Program Manager

Redmond, WA, United States

Do you want to change the world through AI? Are you interested in providing the tools to accelerate human potential through machine learning? In the Cloud AI group, we democratize AI by building solutions to enable our customers and partners to take full advantage of AI everywhere, from the cloud to embedded systems and everything in between. This role is central to Microsoft’s strategy, which is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with Artificial Intelligence.

Machine Learning (ML) is widely used in a variety of industries to build better products and improve people's lives. In the Azure Machine Learning Services team, we build a platform to easily develop, deploy and monitor ML models for all aspects of our lives. Data scientists use their favorite languages and libraries to develop magical machine learning models. App developers easily leverage these models to create magical applications at scale, across multiple platforms. We monitor, manage and update these models to let developers and researchers focus on solving the world’s toughest problems closely partnering with us to power and enable their work.


You will be responsible for creating the best platform partnering closely with customers building innovative AI solutions at scale to understand their needs and create compelling products to support them. You will build the platform to allow customers to operationalize models that they create using our platform or adapting them from our gallery or the web. You will be driving end to end stories and partnering with engineering leaders in the organization to deliver their value proposition to our customers.

We encourage a collaborative environment that celebrates team success. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, previous work histories, and life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. Our diversity of background and experience enables us to be better at building the best solutions for our customers. We believe in sane work hours, using our vacation time and we offer paid parental leave. In addition, we are passionate about learning on the job, and we have several hackathon weeks a year to ensure we have an opportunity to go beyond the planned and prioritized work and allow everyone to drive innovation.



  • 5+ years of experience in product or program management 
  • 2+ years of experience building platform or AI related products.

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience managing distributed, high scale services
  • Experience with applied Data Science, Machine Learning, or AI
  • Experience building platform or AI related products.
  • Experience with cross group project coordination
  • Experience managing enterprise grade software products
  • Proven ability to deliver delightful products with a strong passion for quality
  • Good communication and collaboration skills.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering

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 security screenings:

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 to


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