Senior Product Manager

Microsoft

Redmond, WA, USA

Full time

Engineering

May 6

The Devices & Technology team within Mixed Reality is responsible for every physical device that Mixed Reality ships – from firmware to final hardware.

 

This role is part of the Program Management Office team that drives program clarity across the entire organization. We are seeking a Business & Cost Product Manager who will be the key team member driving cost accountability throughout the development of our Public Sector/Government devices.

 

We want you to drive innovation that people love and be boundary-less in seeking solutions.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

As a Business and Product Manager, you will be responsible for the following including but not limited to:

  • Lead our cost accountability program across Mixed Reality Devices - partnering closely with engineering leadership, supply chain, and finance peers.
  • Continuously improve and evolve COGP/COGS and Gross Margin insights garnered through BOM analysis and technical review, with a goal of influencing/impacting business in a positive manner through crisp storytelling and identifying opportunities.
  • Partner with engineering teams to improve product profitability. Identify and drive programs with engineering & finance for cross-functional cost efficiencies and resource optimization.
  • Drive clarity across all contributing teams. Cross-functional collaboration with partner teams is a key talent.
  • Synthesize the complex as you provide periodic updates to Senior Management.
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Qualifications

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND 5+ years experience in product/service/project/program management or software development OR equivalent experience.
  • This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services governed by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Due to contractual limitations and ITAR obligations associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 7+ years experience in product/service/project/program management or software development OR equivalent experience.
  • Hardware development experience.
  • Demonstrated cross-functional and cross-organizational experience.
  • Strong partnering capabilities, with the ability to influence others without direct authority and appropriately push back when required.
  • Comfort working at multiple altitudes, from strategic/high-level projects to detailed COGP/COGS analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in supply chain, related products/technologies, business administration or engineering fields.
  • Experience leading rhythms, processes, or projects across large stakeholder groups.
  • Experience working with offshore manufacturing partners and suppliers.

Background Check Requirements:

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.

 

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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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