Microsoft Corporation Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

We are looking for a versatile and energetic Program Manager to lead the specification and delivery of key media experiences in Skype Consumer clients. You will define key metrics to influence positive growth and engagement. You will use those metrics to prioritize and drive the delivery of features that customers will use daily and love. You will develop close partnerships with Design and Engineering, as you work with them to deliver amazing experiences to customers with great agility.


  • Contribute to the vision and approach to Skype Consumer experiences.

  • Lead a major feature area that allows customers to capture, markup and share fun photos, videos and other forms of media.

  • Specify the functional requirements for your feature area.

  • Lead design and engineering to deliver experiences that have a soul (not just a feature list!) that our customers will love.

  • Define and own quantitative metrics for your feature area.

  • Work with the analytics team to nail the implementation of the metrics required to understand progress toward our goals.

    More about you:

  • You are looking to join a small, proven team with big aspirations and exciting product challenges.

  • You are an incredibly fast learner.

  • You love a great challenge.

  • You come up to speed quickly, and deliver, in self-directed fashion.

  • You are an avid social communicator.

  • You are deeply familiar with popular messaging and calling apps in the market.

  • You ask insightful questions.

  • You love the customer, the end-user.

  • Your product intuitions are derived through the lens of the customer.

  • You are relentless in the pursuit of insight into how the product is doing in market - who loves it, for what scenarios and why.

  • In addition to being a great individual contributor, you care deeply about the cohesion and capability of the team as a whole.

  • You communicate and influence with great skill in a fast-moving environment.

  • You interact well with all disciplines - PM, Design, Engineering.

  • You are confident and opinionated, but also self-aware and empathetic.

  • You are curious about how other apps and services acquire, onboard and retain customers.

  • Experience with application analytics is a plus.

  • Experience with direct customer acquisition and engagement is a plus.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Program management (engineering)