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Microsoft Corporation Senior Red Team Program Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The mission of Microsoft Digital is to power, protect, and transform Microsoft as the voice of our digital transition in the market. As part of Microsoft’s Cloud + AI Group, we are responsible for building, managing, and securing the platform, products, processes, and services that powers Microsoft. We build, maintain, and implement a cloud-first approach to our technology and experiences, from custom-built business solutions developing our campus of the future and our productivity and collaboration experiences like Teams and SharePoint, to horizontal 3rd party solutions like SAP and Adobe. As a steward of Microsoft and our customer’s data, a core function of Microsoft Digital is ensuring the security of every aspect of the business. Microsoft Digital is responsible for company-wide information security and compliance, with a strategic focus on information protection, assessment, awareness, governance, and enterprise business continuity. Microsoft Digital’s charter is also to influence and work alongside engineers across the company and with strategic partners to build and grow their cloud products and services. As customer zero, we deploy these services inside Microsoft and then share best practices with enterprise customers at scale across the globe. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

Are you passionate about information security? Are you a natural organizer? Are you always seeking to drive success for program stakeholders? Are you fascinated and obsessed with staying current on computing threats? Are you seeking an opportunity to have enterprise-wide impact securing Microsoft’s critical assets?

The Digital Security and Resilience Red Team is the internal penetration testing and offensive security team tasked with identifying potential security vulnerabilities in the systems and technologies that Microsoft uses to run our business . Our team has responsibility for identifying and managing technical security risk across Microsoft’s enterprise environment, including Microsoft Global office locations, worldwide data centers environments, and IT applications and services in Azure.

We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to improve and expand our team’s operational activities and processes. As part of a high impact security team, you will be empowered to lead and work across the Microsoft Digital organization and with our partners including One Commerce, Global Sales and Marketing, and multiple product teams, to raise the bar for protecting the Microsoft enterprise. This is your opportunity to be a leader in protecting Microsoft corporate services, which enables our business and supports our customers, against current and future threats.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Program Manager with a track record in delivering success for highly technical teams. The Red Team Program Manager is responsible for supporting the end-to-end delivery of offensive security activities by managing our workflows and team processes, engaging our stakeholders, and embracing a data-driven approach to risk.

Alongside the operational management of our day-to-day activities, the Red Team Program Manager is a key driver of our improvement initiatives, delivering high-quality enhancements to our tooling, processes, and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Own the end-to-end operational processes for Red Team engagements

  • Engage with our stakeholders to the highest quality of delivery

  • Support cross-organizational working through engagement with partner Red Teams

  • Partner closely with Microsoft product teams to resolve issues and build the world-class security features that Microsoft and our customers need.

  • Provide regular, executive-level updates and escalations when necessary.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in a technical program management or similar role

  • 8+ years of experience working with technical security teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience with penetration testing or offensive security teams strongly preferred

  • 6+ years of experiences producing quality technical documentation

  • 6+ years of experience securing cloud solutions

  • Extensive leadership skills, including the ability to influence without authority and collaborate effectively across multiple business groups with clear intent

  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate across diverse teams, with different styles, in a matrix environment

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to write concise technical documentation

  • Excellent judgment, decision making skills, and the ability to work with deadlines

  • Excellent presentation skills and experience presenting to management

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences

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) .

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