Principal Engineering Manager
Supply Chain Engineering builds and manages the critical services and applications that Microsoft supply chain runs on. Our mission is to build the most efficient, connected and intelligent supply chain in the world. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers and partners while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day. Supply Chain Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow with our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!Are you passionate about building large scale, high performance, highly available, distributed systems? Do you want to build enterprise level systems that support products such as Xbox, Surface, HoloLens and Azure Cloud? Are you experienced in building and managing world class engineering teams? Are you ready to be a part of a team that starts with customer, learns continuously, moves fast and delivers innovative solutions that delight customers? Then this is the place for you! We are looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager with a proven track record and a keen interest in developing next generation cloud-based solutions that are the foundation of the Microsoft Supply Chain.This position requires strong collaboration across team and organizational boundaries. You will be playing a vital role in engineering services that delight the customer. Your ability to create a vision, motivate and energize engineering teams, get buy-in from rest of the organization, be the technical leader, focus on the right solution, and be part of a team that tears down silos to deliver the best customer experience will be critical to your success.**Responsibilities**+ Partner with Product managers, business stake holders and users to understand user pain points deeply.+ Work with your team and other engineering teams to design and build innovative solutions that delight your customers.+ Build, develop and grow a healthy, diverse, world class engineering team.+ Mentor & coach engineers and be a great role model for them.+ Anticipate, identify, assess, track and mitigate project risks and issues.+ Drive thought leadership and enable the implementation of world class Supply Chain services.+ Work closely with partner teams to help simplify and manage the architecture landscape.+ Strive for excellence in everything you do: culture, collaboration, process, tools, design, engineering practices, customer experience, performance, security etc.**Qualifications Knowledge, experience, and skills:**+ 10+ years of software development experience.+ 5+ Experience of building and leading high performing Engineering teams.+ Good communication skills that can provide clarity to audiences.+ Metrics-driven mindset, ability to experiment, learn and improve.**Preferred Skills-**+ Supply chain domain knowledge.+ Experience with Microsoft tech stack and Azure.+ Experience working in a large-scale organization driving collaboration across multiple disciplines and teams.+ Experience working with complex engineering problems with ability to piece those into opportunities for the platform.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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.