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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Product Management – Surface Product Team in Redmond, Washington

Do you want to work at the cutting edge of software and hardware to create the future of Microsoft Surface devices? The Surface Team is defining the next generation of products to engage and delight our customers. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are seeking a Principal Software Product Manager - Surface Team who will partner with some of the top minds in the industry and build executive level relationships among key internal and external stakeholders to help drive the successful delivery of our next generation of devices with a direct focus on the end-to-end Software experience.

The Principal Software Product Manager - Surface Team will be responsible for leading the definition and development of technology areas across Software and Hardware, and delivering solutions across the Surface portfolio. The successful candidate will have proven experience managing Product Manager Leads and shipping multiple products, a disciplined approach to the development of computing devices, as well as excellent cross-organizational and project management skills. If you thrive in a highly innovative, constantly evolving, and ambiguous environment, we want to hear from you!

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

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.


  • Drive technical leadership, business goals, project schedules, and team communication across cross-functional teams: development, test, manufacturing and more.

  • Drive a culture of innovation and experimentation throughout the team.

  • Collaborate across Microsoft to develop best-of-breed solutions that are leverageable across multiple architectures and product generations, helping to fuel the Windows ecosystem

  • Work across Microsoft to integrate OS, applications, services, as well as responsibility for delivering drivers, memory, performance, power, storage and connectivity solutions.

  • Building and managing the Software Product roadmap. This outlines the product development timeline and the various features and functionality that will be included in each release. The roadmap should also consider any constraints or dependencies that may impact the development timeline. They are also responsible for Software Roadmap Intersection points, identifying technology and initiative adoption.

  • Monitoring and analyzing product performance. Responsible for monitoring the performance of the product in the market and using that information to make informed decisions about future development and product iterations, including the frame for product backlogs. Balance upcoming releases and priorities as you drive the technical strategy, planning and delivery across products, and report out regularly on status.

  • Other

  • Embody our Culture ( and Values (


Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 6+years' experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years' experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.

  • 2 years of experience with the end to end cycle developing and shipping consumer electronics.

  • 2 years of experience working with Operating System (OS) integration with silicon, hardware and other ecosystem partners.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 10+ years' experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 5 years' experience with summarizing, well as handle detailed questions and answers across all stages of a consumer electronics lifecycle from all stakeholders

  • 5 years' experience handling continuous prioritization of tasks, as well as framing options, to ensure product that is released to customers meets business objectives

  • 5 years of experience in shipping complex products that require keeping multiple teams and stakeholders aligned and informed while discovering and bringing focus to the most important issues.

Technical Program Management IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.

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Microsoft will accept applications for the role until April 28, 2024 .

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations ( .