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Principal Product Manager
Microsoft Corporation     Tempe, AZ 85282

Do you love Product Management? Does extremely large scale, distributed cloud service excite you? We are looking for an experienced Principal Manager to manage hugely popular Azure Cache for Redis service. Azure Cache for Redis is one of largest Azure service and is also one of the fastest growing service in Azure, making it exciting time to be part of the team. You’ll be joining a fast paced, collaborative team where you get to actively engage with our customers, champion your product, understand customer’s unmet needs and translate those needs into features that ship every few weeks. As part of this role, you will also get to work with your partner, Redis Ltd., to jointly deliver delightful caching experience on Azure.

With the Azure customer base growing 76% last year, and with Skype, Halo, BMW, over 50% of the Fortune 500 using Azure, and 40% of Azure revenue coming from startups and ISVS, now is a perfect time to join the Azure Developer team!



+ Be a depth expert on our external and internal customers through customer research, data, and strong relationships

+ Understand and translate customer unmet needs into actionable requirements.

+ Design solutions rapidly through experimentation and direct customer validation.

+ Work with the cross functional teams, including the engineering team, to prioritize and deliver world class Azure Cache experience for our customers.

+ Define and drive metrics around engaged usage and customer success for our tooling products

+ Advance customer successes leveraging our Azure developer services

+ Drive and plan multiple projects simultaneously, and communicate status to partners, stakeholders, and developer division management

+ Research and analyze competitive cloud tools and platforms to distill the essence of industry trends

Evangelize your product features in the developer community through docs, samples, blogs, videos, and events.


+ Bachelor’s Degree AND 8+ years experience in product/service/project/program management or software development

+ OR equivalent experience.

+ Experience managing a large-scale cloud service

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Industry or consulting experience building and diagnosing distributed cloud applications

+ Proven track record for defining a technical vision and leading it to demonstrable business results with the product

+ Scenario and user experience design skills

+ Hands on experience as a developer, product manager, customer support, consultant or architect for cloud based applications

+ Ability to dig deep into technical challenges

+ Analytical skills required to set future direction and product plans based on data

+ Strong sense of teamwork, personal integrity, responsibility and accountability

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Strong customer advocate, self-starter and problem solver

The salary range for this role in Colorado is from $176,901 to $224,500.

At Microsoft certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee’s role.

Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. US-based employees gain access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, and fitness benefits, among others.

_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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) ._

_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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