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Microsoft Development Center Serbia

Senior Program Manager

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ROK: 11/12/2021
LOKACIJA: Beograd
SENIORITET: Senior
OBLAST: Softversko inženjerstvo

Microsoft Development Center Serbia (MDCS) is growing towards the most innovative Microsoft engineering Campus in Europe, composed of innovative and creative teams and individuals building cutting-edge Microsoft software services and products. Our outcomes power the digital transformation of the most strategic worldwide companies and improve the lives of every single individual. Our engineers come from different nations demonstrating full diversity and inclusion as core Microsoft values. While we take pride in the quality and values of our people, we are also very proud of the ecosystem we generate around us, making Belgrade one of the vital engineering hubs in this part of the world. 

We are Azure Data, a Microsoft team that drives the future of data processing in the Microsoft Cloud. Our software development team, located in Belgrade, is building some of the most advanced and widely used data processing cloud services in the world. The services we build are based on groundbreaking technology and are global market leaders, with millions of active users. Azure SQL Managed Instance is our customer’s first choice service for migrating existing SQL Server instances from on-premise data centers to the cloud. Thousands of customers have easily migrated their apps to this service and got all the benefits of automated database management (patching, backups, high-availability, security). Azure Synapse Analytics is our flagship modern data warehousing service, used by everyone from individual developers to world’s largest enterprises. We’ve recently developed a new SQL serverless analytics engine which enables users to run SQL queries on top of raw data files in cloud storage, up to 100s of terabytes in scale. There are only a few similar solutions in the world, hence we’re very proud of this achievement.  

Responsibilities

We are looking for a program manager (technical product owner) who would closely work with our engineering team to define and build new customer experiences in Microsoft cloud services. As part of our product development cycle, we meet users, design new software features, develop and preview them with users iteratively and evangelize the new features to the world. The cycle is similar to those used by most Silicon Valley startups, additionally boosted with the advantages that Microsoft has, as a company with a global reach. Working within our team would enable you to create world-class software products out of world-class software technology, learn from us, and influence how we work with your unique perspectives and experience. Furthermore, this is an opportunity to collaborate with some of the top talent from across the globe, and partner with experts in various industry domains. 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of Microsoft’s as well as competitive products. 
  • Identifying user’s pain points that currently exist and creating a vision and strategy on how to make our users more productive with the technology we develop. 
  • Creating the functional design of a new software product, or new features in existing products. Aligning the functionality with complementary Microsoft products. 
  • Tracking how users respond to new features and validate progress towards the set goals. Managing relationships with key users of our services. 
  • Liaising between the development team and the rest of the world – the customers, the user experience designers, sales team, support team, etc. 

 Qualifications

  • Experience in software industry, roles such as product manager, software engineer, engineering manager, or similar. 
  • Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, or a related technical discipline. 
  • Passion and motivation for technology.
  • Understanding of software engineering principles. 
  • Effective and fluent communication (in English).  

 

MDCS People

MDCS is a great place to work as it is a diverse organization with talented and friendly people, outstanding leadership, and collaborative culture. We believe in people. We like to think of ourselves as a group of passionate individuals who enjoy their work above all. Our teams are made of people who understand and support each other and work in an atmosphere where each and every one of us is presented with an opportunity to grow professionally and personally. 

Flexible Work

While you are exceptional in what you do, your other priorities are essential as well. Organize your time so that all of them are met – with flexible working hours and paid leaves for various milestones in your life, such as industry-leading time-off for new parents, both mothers, and fathers. You will be your best with programs and benefits designed to boost your health, such as sports benefits & voluntary, market-leading private health insurance for you and your family, and other perks that make your life well-balanced.

Women in Microsoft

MDCS programs focus on sparking girls’ interest in technology careers, supporting women-focused initiatives and organizations, and providing career and professional development resources for women once they are employees at Microsoft.

Societal Impact

MDCS has a large and vibrant community in Serbia. We care about our partners and support different initiatives to empower innovation and growth in our society.

Interview process

We understand that applying and going through the interview process can get you feeling a mix of excitement and anxiousness. We are here to help you do your best and appreciate your wish to come prepared. Please find out more: Work With Us (microsoft.com)

Products

Azure SQL Managed Instance is our customer’s first choice service for migrating existing SQL Server instances from on-premise data centers to the cloud. Thousands of customers have easily migrated their apps to this service and got all the benefits of automated database management (patching, backups, high-availability, security).

Azure Synapse Analytics is our flagship modern data warehousing service, used by everyone from individual developers to world’s largest enterprises. We’ve recently developed a new SQL serverless analytics engine which enables users to run SQL queries on top of raw data files in cloud storage, up to 100s of terabytes in scale. There are only a few similar solutions in the world, hence we’re very proud of this achievement.

Azure Service Fabric is the platform that enables building and operation of always-on, scalable distributes applications like Azure SQL Managed Instance or Azure Synapse Analytics. We are developing an end-to-end resource management and orchestration for Service Fabric that is capable of orchestrating millions of containers on thousands of virtual machines. Our services run on a variety of platforms, spanning from on-premise to cloud, and are used to power mission critical services within Microsoft such as Azure SQL offerings, Power BI, Microsoft Teams and others.

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

Benefits and Perks

  • 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


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