Principal Engineering Manager


United States

Full time


May 4


  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of our systems
  • Collaborate with other teams to share and incorporate innovations
  • Mentor and grow the energetic, diverse, and driven team with a good mix of senior, mid-level, and junior talent.


Required Qualifications:

  • 9 years of software development experience demonstrating responsibilities identified above.
  • 2 years of experience in leading an engineering team.
  • Experience building systems, developer tools, and/or continuous integration.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong interest in developer productivity and developer productivity tools.
  • Track record of productive engineering collaboration.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of passionate, highly technical users.
  • Experience with contributing to open-source projects


The 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. 


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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