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Senior Business Manager



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Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft Silicon Engineering Solutions and Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (SCHIE) is the team responsible for developing and delivering the hardware and firmware that is responsible for powering Microsoft’s “Intelligent Cloud” mission. From cloud game streaming to data services, the hardware we design is contributing to the success of millions of customers. The SCHIE team is looking for a Senior Business Manager.

The Senior Business Manager is a key member of the team and an extension of the SCHIE leadership team. The role requires someone who has a strategic, business mindset and a bias for action; thrives in a dynamic environment; and easily partners successfully with a wide group of stakeholders, from senior leaders to individual contributors and support staff.

You will partner across SCHIE, HR, administration, finance, and other teams to help us effectively and efficiently operate a complex and diverse organization.

Successful candidates should have a proficient capability for business program management, organizational skills, culture and change management experience and an ability to execute in a dynamic and ever-evolving environment.

Come join this exciting and growing team on our monumental evolution of Azure cloud hardware and Microsoft!

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.


  • Drive communication of key goals and priorities.
  • Develop and lead process improvement projects that support culture initiatives such as hiring, onboarding, and organizational health.
  • Lead and execute cross-org strategic initiatives/ change management projects.
  • Drive the execution of the rhythm of business (ROB) including business reviews, planning processes, resource management, budget forecasting, staff meetings, cross-organizational business reporting, etc. to help the business run smoothly and effectively.
  • Execute business plans to ensure continuation of business operations.
  • Set best practices for business operations planning and execution across the organization.
  • Partner with other stakeholders within the team and Azure organization to manage and drive special projects.
  • Lead and orchestrate planning and fiscal year priorities process in partnership with the leadership team.
  • Other
    • Embody our Culture and Values

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (e.g., Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Management, Computer Science) AND 4+ years experience in financial management, business planning, operations management, strategy, project management, human resources, or business-related roles
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working with engineering teams.
Other Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-starter with good financial and analytical skills.
  • Effective written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to simplify complex business and technology topics.
  • Good attention to detail, passion for strategic thinking and problem solving, and ability to deliver rich business insights to drive business decisions.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people across the organization, including senior leaders, individual contributors, and support staff.
  • Ability to maintain good judgment in dynamic environments.
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment and effectively triage several competing priorities.
  • Work independently to balance multiple tasks and competing priorities simultaneously.

Business Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $91,800 - $178,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $117,900 - $195,000 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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