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Principal Technical Program Manager

Full-time | Amsterdam (Netherlands)


Your new role

As a member of our Microsoft Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) team, you work side by side with customers' development teams to create novel software solutions that help them maintain and enhance their sustained ability to set and reach milestones.

You use both open source and Microsoft technologies to deliver projects with sustainable impact. Collaborating with engineering and product teams, you communicate with development managers and tech leads to align efforts with the goals of our customers. You understand customer needs and translate the technical requirements of product owners and software architects into a prioritized backlog, helping provide clarity to the CSE team. For more about the job: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/job/1262090

This job is for you if

  • You are looking forward to supporting teams and colleagues with your broad know-how in technical program management.

  • You keep your calm when developing complex production systems gets busy.

  • You agree that communication and prioritization are essential to delivering customer value.

  • You not only appreciate the work of the open-source community but share our enthusiasm for actively supporting the community as a contributing member.

About Us

Our team is part of Microsoft’s global engineering organization, CSE. We support customers who seek to transform their industry and solve mission-critical tasks using cloud-based solutions. We collaborate closely with their engineering teams to develop code that accelerates their business. Partnering with our product groups, we help shape the future of our platforms. We take pride in contributing to the open-source community while making our platforms easier to adopt.

Company culture

We embrace a growth mindset and encourage empathy, integrity, and commitment. As a community, we deeply appreciate people who share their authentic selves and their diverse perspectives.

At Microsoft, we believe in the positive impact technology can have on communities – and the world. Join us and help create improvements that change the lives of people everywhere.

What we offer

Our work environment is open and informal. You’re welcome to work from home, out of one of our offices, or at customer sites – wherever you feel is best to get the job done. Your compensation package includes a range of benefits tailored to your needs and those close to you:

  • 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

Our Recruitment process

Erica Krokos

Erica Krokos is happy to answer your questions about the job or the team via email.

Step 1: A relaxed chat with a recruiter
Step 2: Meet with a team lead to walk us through your technical experiences.
Step 3: In the last round of technical and behavioral interviews, we learn more about each other.
Step 4: We communicate our hiring choice.

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