Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft's history and is the foundation of Microsoft's Cloud Services. Continuing this success, Azure has expanded into the Government space with its mission-critical cloud, delivering breakthrough innovation and security to those customers and their partners. With world-class security, protection, and compliance, agencies can accelerate cloud adoption with confidence, in a consistent hybrid environment designed for flexibility and scale. Azure Government enables innovation with deeply integrated cloud services, advanced analytics, and an open application platform, that provides the building blocks to rapidly develop, deploy and manage intelligent solutions. Government customers can leverage the vast network of Microsoft's technology partners and diverse marketplace offerings, to advance their mission and serve their citizens.
The U.S. Government is eager to realize the benefits of the cloud, adopting a Cloud First policy for new investments. Microsoft is committed to supporting these initiatives and is uniquely positioned to offer hyper scale cloud capabilities to U.S. Government agencies for all its cloud computing needs.
As a Program Manager on the Azure Global Government team, you will be working with Azure service teams to assist them with meeting the rigorous requirements of government regulatory requirements as well as managing the compliance program for Azure's High Security Clouds. The US Government requires that cloud services be authorized prior to use. You will be working in a collaborative and demanding environment with teams of engineers to expand the scope of Azure services to meet the highest regulatory requirements. Your work will directly contribute to the number of Azure's services available to US Government users demanding the highest levels of compliance. Besides working with internal partner teams, you will work closely with government accreditors and customers. Customer obsession is a must.
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:
Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements
Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance
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.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
As a Program Manager in the team, position will own:
Proven experience working in information security and specifically in the governance, risk, and compliance areas
Proven experience with ICD 503 and DoD RMF
Experience working with systems that require FedRAMP and/or DoD/DISA SRG authorization
Experience with cloud technologies and/or cloud services
Strong project management skills and experience with Agile methodologies
Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex processes effectively and succinctly to different disciplines and levels of the organization
Ability to master deadlines, track details, and manage multiple workstreams
Self-starter and ability to work with a high degree of independence
High levels of comfort with ambiguity, and abilities to build trust within your team through effective leadership and high integrity
Assist in development of new CDS Architectures
Review and Gap analysis (Technical and Policy) of existing CDS body of evidence (BOE)
Assist in development of transition plans between government agencies and implantation of Azure CDS BOE in Xacta
Assist in testing of CDS technology and documented results/output/risk mitigation
This position is based in Reston, VA