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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineering Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Interested in working on containers at a leading hyper-scale cloud? Azure is looking for an engineering manager with knowledge and interest in high-traffic and highly available cloud services delivering a billion container images a month to our customers. You can help shape the future of container and software supply chain security at Microsoft!

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager with a proven track record and a keen interest in developing next generation cloud-based solutions that are at the core of Azure.

This position requires strong collaboration across team and organizational boundaries. You will be playing a vital role in engineering services that delight the customer. Your ability to create a vision, motivate and energize engineering teams, get buy-in from rest of the organization, be the technical leader, focus on the right solution, and be part of a team that tears down silos to deliver the best customer experience will be critical to your success.


In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers adding new features and enhancements to Microsoft Container Registry, as well as taking it to the next level as Microsoft provides software secure supply chain solutions to Azure customers worldwide.

  • Partner with Product managers, business stake holders and users to understand user pain points deeply and create innovative solutions that delight your customers in an agile development environment.

  • Passionate about distributed systems and building high scale servicesBuild, develop and grow a healthy, diverse, world class engineering team.

  • Mentor & coach engineers and be a great role model for them.

  • Strive for excellence in everything you do: culture, collaboration, process, tools, design, engineering practices, customer experience, performance, security etc.


Basic Qualifications:

· 8+ years of experience with software development experience

· 4+ years of experience of building and leading high performing Engineering teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience with containers, secure software supply chain, Kubernetes and/or similar technologies

· Experience using agile methodologies or test-driven development (TDD)

· Experience implementing and/or operating large scale cloud services

· Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms is a plus

· Good communication skills that can provide clarity to audiences.

· Metrics-driven mindset, ability to experiment, learn and improve.

· Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams

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.

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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