Microsoft AR/VR Job | Senior Software Platform Program Manager

Job(岗位): Senior Software Platform Program Manager

Type(岗位类型): Program Management

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, United States

Date(发布日期): 2022-4-25


In Mixed Reality, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond sensors, screens and pixels to create new realities and new insights aimed at bringing us closer together. To get there, we’re incorporating a diverse set of groundbreaking Mixed Reality technologies, leveraging computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. We fuse these technologies across a portfolio of first and third-party products ranging from HoloLens to Virtual Reality headsets and Azure-connected sensing devices. We’re a growing team of talented engineers and artists putting technology on a human path.

We’re looking for a talented Principal Program Manager who excels at leading and delivering complex software with the ability to drive fuzzy requirements to actionable specification for the engineering team(s).

You will lead the SW Platform (software and firmware) from concept to delivery. You will drive and write software specifications; lead software checkpoint; manage overall risks and schedule. You will partner closely with the software, hardware, and product integrity, Manufacturing, engineering teams to delivery on the specifications and the overall device experience.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND 4+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development OR equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects
  • This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a “U.S. person” : a natural person (a) who is a lawful permanent resident as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20); or (b) who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3); or (c) is subject to an approved license by the applicable government agency

Additional/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND 8+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development OR equivalent experience
  • 6+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
  • 1+ year(s) experience reading and/or writing code (e.g., sample documentation, product demos)
  • Experience with consumer electronics or manufacturing a plus
  • General software architecture, low and high level is super helpful
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Ability to understand technical details at BSP level, driver, and OS level
  • Experience working through a complete product ship cycles (from initial design through post-release maintenance)
  • A high tolerance for ambiguity and change
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills; ability to distill information for the right audience.
  • Strong collaboration skills

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.

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What you’ll do:

  • Deliver Mixed Reality SW Platform programs by working cross-discipline teams in software features development, verification engineering, reliability, research, and business support groups such as sourcing and legal
  • Define new feature requirements and partner closely with engineering to get this implemented
  • Work with development teams to create end-to-end customer experiences, program plans, specifications, performance, critical to quality specs, production qualification plans, and conduct executive reviews
  • Develop and actively manage program schedules, deliverables, scorecards, execution plans, bugs triage and investigations
  • Proactively identify program risks and issues, and work with the teams to identify timely and actionable mitigations
  • Organize and present program reviews/status/recommendations to engineering, business leaders, and senior management
  • Collaborate with other engineering organizations (e.g., OS, etc.)