Microsoft Cloud Operations + Innovation (CO+I) is the team behind the cloud. CO+I is responsible for delivering over 200 Microsoft web portals, Live and Online Services around the world including infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual to help build the network that powers the world's largest online services.
Within CO+I, the Datacenter Construction team is looking to fill a critical and high-profile role of Datacenter Construction Leader. The Datacenter Construction team is responsible for delivering datacenter capacity for Microsoft's cloud business. We have a portfolio of complex, multi-disciplinary, multi-million, multi-year datacenter construction and lease projects. As a member of the Leadership team, you will lead the construction management of datacenters globally for both build and leased sites.
20+ years of successful, executive level project management in global construction, financial accountability, fast-growing programs
Leader experienced at recruiting, managing and developing an organization that promotes diversity and inclusion
Proven experience in safety leadership internationally
Strong ethics in management of large capital projects
Excellent communication, leadership & influencing skills. Demonstrated ability to use data to influence & drive decisions
Experienced in Project Management and Delivery ("Building & Managing world-class teams")
Experience with datacenter and cloud infrastructure, co-location/lease provider, large-scale engineering, or construction required
Security Clearance Requirements:
Candidates must be able 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.
Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph) clearance.
Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements
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.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Direct execution & planning of dozens of concurrent, large global construction projects including Microsoft builds, leases (both greenfield & fitout) and build to order delivery models
Provide organizational rigor and discipline around risk and change management
Hold Regional Construction Directors and Managers accountable for timely accomplishment of deliverables, provide guidance, ensure corrective actions are taken as necessary, monitor metrics, and report progress and challenges
Proactively monitor internal & external environment to anticipate opportunities to improve on safety, quality, schedule & cost
Take accountability for on schedule delivery and financial outcomes of active projects
Assesses the construction industry and the broader business environment to account for market conditions in plans & objectives
Partner with general contractors to drive safety focus & improvement initiatives into construction projects
Communicate priorities and drive consistent focus across construction sites globally