Regional DC Project Manager

Microsoft Corporation Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 months ago

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 and we need you as a Regional Datacenter Program Manager.

Microsoft's Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Regional Datacenter Program Manager, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform. As a group, CO+I is focused on the personal and professional development for all employees and offers trainings and growth opportunities including Career Rotation Programs, Diversity & Inclusion trainings and events, and professional certifications.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Do you want to empower billions across the world? Come and join us in CO+I and be at the forefront of the action!

This role may be based out of any datacenter campus in the Americas Region.

Microsoft reviews all applications that meet the below Required Qualifications.

For this role, you are welcome to apply if you meet the following Required Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years' project management experience across large complex, cross-functional organizations from end-to-end.

  • At least 5 years' experience in data center-related functions for large enterprise organizations.

  • Experience working with network technologies including TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, Routing, and Switching.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • NOTE: Candidates for this role will not travel until Microsoft has determined that it is safe, given the current pandemic.

While not required, we also look for the following Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience in project or program management and/or large-scale networks

  • Experience delivering large network or other IT hardware projects.

  • Awareness of IT Service Operations fundamentals and principles. (ITIL, MOF, OLA/SLA, CSI, etc.)

  • Project or program management certifications (e.g. PMI, etc.)

  • Networking certifications (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, etc.)

Background Check 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.

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.

#COICareers #Buildthecloud #ChangetheWorld #WeSeeYou #RepresentationMatters

As a successful Regional DC Program Manager, your performance objectives include:


  • As a successful Regional DC Program Manager, your performance objectives include:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of data center activities.

  • Create and maintain a program to identify best practices, design process and procedure documents, and socialize those across the region.

  • Plan, manage, and communicate end-to-end project plans with stakeholders and teams.

  • Perform day-to-day project check-in and update to manage project delivery and quality.

  • Collaborate with other DC Ops Regions and global teams to align IT operations processes and procedures globally.

  • Establish and enhance strong working relationships with customers in the IT operation space.

  • Work with various Engineering, Operations, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, DC Build Managers, and Regional Technical Infrastructure Managers during project planning and execution

  • Create lessons learned documentation, best practices, and innovations on existing process/procedures and tools to improve efficiencies and productivity

  • Identify risks, gaps, and opportunities and communicate to stakeholders and other teams to drive resolution.

  • Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success.

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