Sr. Program Manager - Tools and Technology


Redmond, WA, USA Remote

Full time

Human Resources / People

Jan 26

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Come join us in evolving our Talent Acquisition technology and tools!


Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission


The Global Talent Acquisition Excellence (GTAE) organization creates and maintains the systems Microsoft uses to find, hire, and retain amazingly talented people. GTAE’s Tools & Technology team (TNT) contributes to the all-up mission through support and evolution of Microsoft’s Recruiting Ecosystem.


TNT is looking for an experienced Program Manager to drive innovation in our recruiting tools. Leveraging Agile methodologies, you will define, prioritize, and track project deliverables. You will regularly communicate status to stakeholders in terms of progress against plans and publicized OKRs/KPIs. Working with leadership, peer program managers and engineers, you will have the opportunity to deliver significant impact to our business.


You would be working with great team of engineers and program managers who are committed to delivering innovative solutions for our customers. If you are passionate about creating efficient and scalable solutions that improve the recruiter, hiring team and candidate experience, we would love to hear from you!


Identifies opportunities to improve the GTA recruiting ecosystem and end user experience

  • Gathers and prioritizes feedback from key stakeholders in partnership with subject matter experts, vendors, and engineering partners.
  • Leads analysis during planning stages of new project proposals and presents results and recommendations to facilitate successful project deliverables/outcomes


Implements improvements to the GTA recruiting ecosystem

  • Elicits requirements and defines features
  • Maintains project plans, tracks progress and deliverables
  • Manages risks, issues, and barriers in project execution
  • Partners with engineering to turn requirements into reality.
  • Responsible for business User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes, including writing and executing test scenarios and test cases, generating test data, troubleshooting bugs, confirming resolutions, and signing off on the product system readiness for launch.
  • Performs and executes audits and risk assessments and makes recommendations to address risks and non-compliance.


Provides clarity and transparency on workstreams

  • Contributes insights in project meetings.
  • Communicates proactively and regularly with relevant stakeholders, project sponsors, steering committee engineering partners about project status and impacts.
  • Ensures release readiness for ecosystem changes is comprehensive, accurate and timely 


7+ years experience in Engineering, Operations, Compliance, Human Resources or related field

  • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field AND 5+ years experience in Operations, Compliance, Human Resources, Engineering, or related field.



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.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

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