Senior Program Manager

Redmond, WA, United States

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!


The Digital Security and Risk Engineering team is looking for a curious and resourceful human being with a background in information security to join our one of a kind team! We are team of architects, program managers and engineers who enable Microsoft to build the most trusted devices and services, while keeping Microsoft safe and our data protected. 


There are only a few places within information technology where you can have this broad of exposure and impact.  In this role, not only will you help Microsoft transition internal applications and infrastructure services to new and emerging technology; you will work directly with thought leaders from across the company and the industry to define the products, services, skills and processes that enable a secure and productive enterprise for any organization using the Microsoft Cloud.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Define, publish and evangelize security strategy across a globally scaled enterprise IT for new and emerging technology.
  • Conduct complex analysis of risks, security controls, and operational capabilities needed to enable Microsoft business while balancing risks and user experience appropriately.
  • Collaborate with Microsoft engineering teams to deliver future information security scenarios and features for new and emerging technology (today - think of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Security scenarios).
  • Provide oversight and management of the IT security plan and associated vendors supporting this program.
  • Evaluate pre-release and released services and features using a mix of risk, security control and operational frameworks.
  • Manage the deployment of services and features from evaluation to proof-of-concept to operationalization.
  • Produce strategy based papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior executives, Microsoft customers and industry peers.




  • 5+ years of information security experience in a service or enterprise setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make prioritization and trade-off recommendations that support program execution.
  • Ability to manage complex technical projects including collaborating with other teams, building relationships, navigating effectively across group boundaries.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field or equivalent in work experience.

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.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. 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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