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Principal Hardware Engineering Prgm Mgr

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: mountain view
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Microsoft Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (CHIE) is the team behind Microsoft's expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft's "Intelligent Cloud" mission. CHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform globally with our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions.

Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve that mission. As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, in high volume with high quality and lowest cost is of paramount importance. To achieve this goal, the HDME (Hardware Development Management and Engineering team is instrumental in defining and delivering operational measures of success for hardware manufacturing, improving the planning process, quality, delivery, scale and sustainability related to Microsoft cloud hardware.

We are seeking an Embedded Systems Technical Program Manager to come join our team. This role involves working with multiple R&D groups internal and external to Microsoft to collaborate on emerging technologies and helping to incubate those technologies to production-ready states for deployment. To do so, you will coordinate development activities across multiple organizations bridging hardware, software, firmware, and more. This role requires a solid understanding - and experience with - embedded systems and related component design.



+ Driving architectural requirements derived from product planning into hardware and software teams.

+ Partnering with Engineering teams and ODM to drive server development

+ Managing schedules, deliverables, product costs, and budgets.

+ Organizing, presenting, and documenting technical and program reviews/status to Senior Management.

+ Develop quality engineering programs which re-define how validation is performed in a hardware plus software program with ongoing development.

+ Communicate with precision and clarity to drive alignment in both small and broad teams.

+ Effectively collaborate, build relationships and influence cross-functional team members to achieve product perfection.


Required Qualifications:

+ B.S/M.S. in Electrical or Mechanical or Computer Engineering or relevant field

+ 10+ years of relevant experience in Hardware and Embedded Systems design across all stages of the development and release cycles.

+ 5+ years of Hardware product development experience

+ Great understanding of hardware product development phases

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Cloud Server and infrastructure hardware development background preferred

+ Thermal and CFD experience

+ Immersion cooling experience

+ Demonstrated cross-functional and cross-org experience.

+ Enthusiastic learner and willing to find simple solutions for complex problems

+ Experience working across disciplines and organizations to resolve complex issues.

+ Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

+ Experience with product testing

+ Excellent debugging skills.

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.

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 ( .

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.

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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