Sr Business Planner - Azure Networking

Microsoft Corporation Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 2 months ago

The Cloud + Enterprise team is looking for a talented individual to join a great team focused on creating business models to drive revenue for the C+E business. As a Senior Business Planner, you will own the business strategy and pricing models for a range of offerings across Azure Networking. The business models you build will impact all customers as networking is a critical component of all Azure services.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of working with a large group of internal partners to define and execute strategic initiatives with passion, precision, and excellence. The ideal candidate will also have excellent analytical problem-solving skills and be able to synthesize data from multiple sources to drive data-driven decisions. Excellent communication and leadership skills are a must to drive projects and build executive buy-in and support for key projects. A minimum of five years in product marketing, finance, and/or business planning required. BS/BA degree is required, MBA or a Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, or equivalent field preferred.

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.

  • Developing business model strategy, product pricing/packaging by applying sound marketing principles in segmentation, targeting, and product positioning.

  • Leading cross-functional teams to create, implement, and refine business models.

  • Partnering with engineering, product marketing, finance, and other teams to drive cross-discipline initiatives for exceptional business results.

  • Defining and delivering the business model decisions for any new or updated networking offerings.

  • Developing key metrics, forecasts, and reporting in partnership with finance and engineering to monitor business performance.

  • Ensure prices are available in an accurate and timely fashion by working in collaboration with pricing support teams.

  • Ensuring all internal and external business model and packaging content is up to date while driving field education on our networking offerings.

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