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Microsoft Corporation Principal PM Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina

The Hybrid and SQL Server team is looking for a senior product leader to be an integral part of our customers’ business transformation using Microsoft’s Data Platform. In this role, you’ll lead a team that works with customers, partners, and the engineering team to define and deliver impactful user experiences for SQL Server. We are looking for a leader with strong product management experience and a passion for data. This leader will drive the core SQL Server engine PM team.

This position is remote-eligible within the United States and is aligned to Redmond, WA business hours.


  • Manage and coach a regionally dispersed team, helping support and develop members to reach their full potential and execute on Microsoft objectives.

  • Work with customers, partners, and the engineering team to define and deliver impactful user experiences for SQL Server.

  • Lead and partner with Microsoft Support and Data Platform Engineering to address customer escalations.

  • Work with engineering team leaders on planning and executing the product vision.


Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years Program Management experience.

  • 8+ years of deep technical SQL Server engine experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years as a people manager.

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills to address deeply complex problems and issues.

  • Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers.

  • Executive presence, leadership, exceptional communication skills in influencing customers and senior executives.

  • Embrace diversity of thoughts and backgrounds and lead others to do the same.

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 .

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