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Senior Technical Program Manager



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IT, Operations
Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
The mission of the Microsoft Security Privacy Program is to enable Microsoft to build the most trusted devices and services, while keeping our company safe and our data protected. Microsoft Security is responsible for company-wide information security and compliance, with a strategic focus on information protection, assessment, awareness, governance, and enterprise business continuity. As customer zero, we deploy and secure these services inside Microsoft and then expand our best practices with enterprise customers at scale across the globe. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire, and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

Do you frequently explore technologies in search of how they work? Are you interested in teaching and sharing complex topics into easy-to-understand explanations? Are you interested in being directly responsible for enhancing the trust of customers and protecting the Microsoft brand? If yes, then this role is for you! The Microsoft Security Privacy Program team is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Program Manager to work as part of a team to enhance Microsoft Security's Privacy Program.

This role provides you with the leadership opportunity to effect change that will have enterprise-wide impacts. As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will initially work on consolidating our technical documentation across security products and services to define the narrative for our data minimization, protective measures, data retention, and privacy by design standards on storage environments and data access. You will also be the point of contact for creation of sales field training material related to our privacy program.

A significant part of your role will be to ensure that Security products and services comply with Microsoft privacy requirements while also taking the lead on the roll-out and support of enterprise-wide cutting-edge privacy compliance solutions. You will contribute to the development and execution of our best-in-class strategic privacy practices and initiatives, to ensure Microsoft continues to be a leader in privacy while exceeding customer expectations.

The candidate could have an engineering or compliance background, understanding of engineering best practices, and experience in raising the quality of existing solutions. This candidate need to have demonstrated written and verbal communication, an understanding of technology, experience providing guidance and direction to technical audiences, ability to drive towards the “big picture” while managing details, and the ability to build relationships with key partners.


The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide subject matter expertise and lead technical and compliance conversations to prioritize, define, and validate data privacy compliance.
  • Work with customers to understand their data privacy requirements across different business verticals and develop roadmaps to achieve these requirements.
  • Partner with engineering product teams across Microsoft Security to identify trends and achieve data privacy requirements as One Microsoft.
  • Ability to manage existing privacy tools/ service and support customers/ partners needs/ issues.
  • Defining the narrative for communicating Microsoft Security privacy processes and standards.
  • Work with customers to onboard and support their privacy needs.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
  • 2+ years of experience with any of the following: Compliance, cybersecurity, data privacy, data retention, data minimization, data access measures, risk management, regulatory policy ,such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation),HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability), CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act).
Other Requirement

  • 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: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred/Additional Qualifications

  • IAPP (International Association or Privacy Professionals) certification or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience leading product/program strategy.
  • 2+ years of experience with contracts, compliance, or cybersecurity.
  • Familiarity with data privacy and regulatory policy such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation),HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability), CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act).
  • Preferred previous experience in data technology, risk management, or security field.
  • Technical aptitude with a deep understanding of data and cloud services.
  • Have a desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions, driving change, and celebrate success.
  • Experience partnering closely with internal and external customers and partners and has empathy for customers.

Technical Program Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 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 $145,800 - $238,600 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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