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Product Manager 2



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Are you passionate about creating new devices and experiences? The Surface Team is defining the next generation of products to engage and delight our customers. We’re looking for a talented Program Manager II who will collaborate across disciplines to drive Surface Software / Firmware (SW/FW) program planning, implementation, and integration.

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.


  • The Program Manager II will lead and collaborate with partner teams to align with the Surface Software Program process, schedule, and scope, driving next step executions and software release milestone management.
  • Manage Surface Software program consistency across all Surface programs.
  • Drive the execution and delivery using common engineering tools, triage, tracking and reporting aligning to product milestones.
  • Anticipate risks; assess, mitigate, and manage accordingly.
  • Organize and present program reviews/status to engineering, business, and senior management.
  • Manage and work with the other program managers and development leaders to organize and collect weekly Software in-Development Review required materials for Senior leadership team review.
  • Manage reporting of critical information to various Surface team members, including leadership
  • Monitor mass production lines to identify possible improvement areas and manage any urgent unexpected line issues
  • Other
    • Embody our Culture and Values


Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND 2+ years' experience in product/service/project/program management or software development
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years' experience in Software and Firmware development and how they interface with Hardware (HW).
Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a field related to computer engineering AND 4+ years' experience in product/service/project/program management or software development
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in program management or other engineering disciplines defining, driving, and shipping products through multiple ship cycles.
  • Experience leading at least two Software/Hardware (SW/HW) projects from conception to delivery as a PM or a Development Lead.
  • Demonstratable Experience in System Integration program management - particularly how (SW/HW) come together in advanced consumer electronic products.
  • Previously held responsibility for the creation of functional specifications, project schedules and building plans to deliver.
  • Ability to demonstrate a growth mindset and quickly apply novel concepts to their immediate body of work
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