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Microsoft Corporation Senior Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

The 5G revolution has begun. To quickly address this next wave of innovation Microsoft has made significant acquisitions of Affirmed Networks, Metaswitch Networks, and most recently AT&T’s Network Cloud as AT&T moves its 5G network to Microsoft. Combining these assets into a cohesive Azure offering for mobile operators further pushes Microsoft technologies into one of the most demanding environments to deliver carrier-grade scalability and reliability with the ease of self-service cloud operations.

If you are highly passionate about customers and driving long lasting business value, thrive in cross-team environments, and are comfortable converting ambiguity into industry leading innovation, then this could be the opportunity for you.

The Azure for Operators Industry team develops the software and hardware to run 5G networks. We need a strategic and deeply technical product manager versed in shipping cloud services at scale, knowledge of 5G technologies, edge computing development environments, and an understanding of how Azure works from infrastructure, support, billing, and operations.


We are looking for a Senior Product Manager with a strong passion for maximizing the customer experience evidenced by customer and partner adoption. Specific areas for this role are:

  • Work with 5G internal and external networking partners to make their Network Functions run best on Azure’s 5G platform helping them meet quality and scalability requirements for the world’s largest 5G network operators

  • Synthesize partner feedback to drive changes into the Azure 5G platform to improve the end to end-to-end customer experience.

  • Live the life of the customer by operationally running the Azure 5G platform and provide definitive guidance on using the platform

  • Work closely with major mobile providers and telco system integrators to align technical roadmaps, strategic ecosystem partners to provide an end-to-end customer solution and operations model


Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience working with 5G technologies and working with major telco providers.

  • 5+ years in product management experience shipping products and services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of containerized application development environments.

  • Understanding of Virtual Network Functions and networking acceleration technologies such as DPDK and SR-IOV.

  • Familiarity with testing tools such as Spirent and IXIA for testing 5G Network Functions is a plus.

  • Strong customer service mindset, with focus on delivering end to end customer/business value.

  • Track record of making pragmatic business and engineering tradeoffs to deliver business value.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate, influence, and leverage outside resources to drive results.

  • Master’s degree, Ph.D., or significant technical experience with networking technologies.

Redmond, WA is our preferred location

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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