Datacenter Project Manager

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As an MCIO Data Center Project 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 data centers 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 Data Center optimization at the forefront of our Data Center 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 Data Center Project Manager role, you will work with the Data Center Operations Manager and other Data Center Project Managers to drive and implement consistent programs across your data center.  With your team, you will enable the build out, onboarding and operationalization of new data center capacity.

Responsibilities

As a successful Data Center Project Manager, your performance objectives include:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of data center 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
Qualifications

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Technical College degree or certification in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications, 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

Background Check Requirements: (US Government Sites) 

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.
  • Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.

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.

 

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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Datacenter Project Manager
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