Technical Program Manager
Are you a seasoned technical program manager ready to support the largest and most complex government customers in their journey to the cloud? Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s Cloud Services. Continuing this success, Azure has expanded into the Government space with its mission-critical cloud, delivering breakthrough innovation and security to those customers and their partners.
As we drive to be the leading cloud platform in the world, Azure Global Customer Engineering Legacy team is hiring an exceptional technical program manager to help accelerate our most strategic government customers’ adoption of Microsoft Azure by connecting our technical experience, along with our customers’ vision and challenges directly to the engineering product teams, and as a result help to ensure Azure is the most compelling solution on the market. We are specialized in working with our customers on their legacy footprint and provide Azure solutions that best fit their needs.
Success in this role combines listening to understand the legacy footprint for our customers, their use cases and scenarios, and translating these into viable cloud architectures and communicating this at an executive level.
Understand customers' overall applications portfolio, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions
Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernization roadmap
Architect solution for migrating high scale application systems from on-prem to cloud technologies (both app and data systems layers)
Ensure all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
Collaborate with the partner ecosystem teams to provide technological guidance/best practices advice/high quality tech expertise and assure a successful migration to Azure technologies for our customers.
Engage with the Microsoft Azure Platform & Services feature teams to provide feedback and drive platform enhancements/optimizations for supporting legacy workloads in the cloud.
Experience with one or more of the following Legacy technologies:
Mainframe/Midrange systems: IBM (zSeries, IBMx86, IBM Power, AS/400)/Unisys - developed apps for CICS/IMS; used mainframe tools (monitoring/scheduling, etc); ported applications from the mainframe space to open systems; ported apps from Unix to Linux
Database management systems: DB2/Oracle/Sybase, Open Source (PostgreSQL, MySQL), SQL Server and MPP databases architectures (Teradata, Netezza, Exadata or other)
Unix operating systems: AIX, Solaris, UP-UX
Development languages: COBOL, RPG and PL/I
Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide environments
Success in consultative and/or technical leadership (e.g. architect) with sophisticated and complex customers and projects
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.
Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management
Experience with scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.), API management, microservice frameworks etc.
Deep domain expertise in:
cloud infrastructure solutions (i.e. Windows and Linux IaaS, SAP, BCDR, Security, Management, Storage, Networking, OSS, containers and Infra as a code technologies)
container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry);
web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture and practices
one or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive
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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