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Microsoft Corporation Senior Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

The Microsoft Office Product Group is looking for a passionate, innovative, and results-oriented product manager to deliver industry-leading capabilities in the Office suite that empower people to protect, govern, and manage their most important assets – their data.

Security and compliance are some of the most consequential challenges modern organizations face today. Users are increasingly collaborative, and data is exploding across their vast digital estates. With modern styles of work comes increased risk of sensitive data leakage and mishandling. Microsoft runs on trust, and organizations count on us to provide simple, seamless, and innovative solutions to control these risks while fully embracing modern productivity.

We are looking for an always-curious product manager who loves working directly with customers to understand unmet needs, who’s energized by planning and delivering solutions that solve real business problems, and who’s equally passionate about the security of our users’ most sensitive data and about delivering seamless end-user experiences. Our team culture encourages innovation, and we expect team members to demonstrate ownership of their product vision and delivery of measurable results. The work we do impacts the millions of Office users on all supported platforms (web, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android).

A successful product manager in this role considers both the big picture and the minute details thoughtfully. They communicate complex information simply, clearly, and concisely. They demonstrate growth mindset, transparency, authenticity, and a consistent track record of delivering results. In role, product managers proactively remove roadblocks and can handle multiple competing priorities. You need to be a positive influencer across diverse teams, effectively rally support for your initiatives, and help deeply technical teams create simple solutions to meet your product goals. You will be responsible for handling business escalations with a customer-driven, data-informed approach to build trust with engineers and senior leaders.

This role has remote options as well as the option to work from the Redmond, WA campus.

Responsibilities

Bring your technical aptitude, eagerness to solve interesting and challenging problems, and ability to build compelling product roadmaps to:

  • Engage directly with internal and external customers, and partners to deeplyunderstand unmet product needs

  • Lead with hypothesis-driven product development methods and data-driven decision making,

  • Formulate value proposition, outcomes, and key metrics that define and generate excitement around your plans and allow you to measure success

  • Translate the big picture into detailed and effective technical designs that strengthen the broader Microsoft security and compliance strategy

  • Bring a positive, motivational tone and energy to the team and partner conversations

  • Communicate clearly and effectively about your plans and status to internal partners, engineering teams, senior leaders and executives, and external customers.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of product management experience

  • Proven ability to drive large-scale product initiatives requiring cross-organization collaboration and leadership

  • Experience with customer-centric and data-driven designs and customer validation, including experience gathering requirements from customers and the ability to derive insights from a variety of data sets

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Skilled in risk management, business risk analysis, and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field, or relevant industry experience and certifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have technical knowledge about at least one security concept, such as data protection, authentication, or encryption.

  • Have domain knowledge about enterprise security or compliance needs

  • Have product management experience in end-user facing software

  • Have experience influencing a highly technical team

  • Have experience generating automated metrics to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency

  • Have experience delivering a product to market with dependencies across large, diverse organizations

  • Are comfortable designing and owning a product roadmap

The salary for this role in the state of Colorado is between $138,200 and $206,800 maximum for the level posted at.

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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