Senior Program Manager in Microsoft Azure Core (Service Fabric) team

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Are you passionate about solving deep technical problems with tough business requirements and direct customer impact? Have you dreamed about developing a massive scale, worldwide platform that runs on millions of virtual machines? This could be your chance!

We are the team in Azure Core developing the infrastructure that underpins most of the Azure (Microsoft Cloud) services: Azure Service Fabric. Service Fabric is a framework for building highly-available distributed applications based on microservices architecture that run on cloud scale. Service Fabric intrinsically understands the available infrastructure and resource needs of applications, enabling automatic scale, rolling upgrades, and self-healing from faults when they occur. Our software development team, located in Belgrade, is building advanced algorithms for orchestrating millions of containers on tens of thousands of machines, directly contributing to availability and efficiency of the major Azure cloud services: Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB,  Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office 365, to name a few.

We are looking for a Senior Program Manager who would closely work with our engineering team, to help define and drive the next generation of our cloud platform. We are looking for a person motivated and comfortable with working deep in the Azure cloud technology stack. In this role, you would interact with major customers (internal and external) and analyze their requirements, research the industry trends and competition, and design and deliver new features. You will have the opportunity to influence how the cloud computing will develop in the next several years, and you will be the integral part of our success and the success of our customers.


  • Analyzing how Microsoft’s services and other services in the eco-system are used
  • Identifying user’s pain points that our software could eliminate and make customers more productive
  • Define the strategy and roadmap for the evolution of Service Fabric and related Azure Core services
  • Creating the functional design for new product features
  • Tracking how users respond to new features and validate progress towards the set goals
  • Establishing and maintaining effective collaboration with partner teams within Microsoft


  • 5+ years in the software industry, with experience in product management, engineering leadership or architect roles
  • Bachelor or equivalent university degree in computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, or similar
  • Strong technical background, including understanding of software architectures and software engineering principles
  • Strong creative and analytical thinking capabilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate (in English), including articulating complex issues and solutions
  • Willingness to occasionally travel internationally (less than 10% of time), to conferences, customer visits, or the HQ in Redmond USA
  • Experience with distributed systems (Service Fabric, Azure Kubernetes Service, or competitor products) is a plus for this position

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. 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.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Prijavi se do 13/05/21

Lokacija — Beograd

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