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IT/Operations Program Manager, Senior

Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA

?We are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to help us scale our technology platform during a period of rapid growth, grow our team…

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IT/Operations Program Manager, Senior - GFS

Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA

?Microsoft is seeking an individual with industry standard server technology and data center management experience. This individual will collaborate…

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IT/Operations Program Manager, Principal - GFS

Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA

?The GFS Business Model team is responsible for the definition and delivery of infrastructure solutions to support Microsofts Online Business…

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    Lots of opportunity, interesting projects, smart, motivated people

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    One of the best things about Microsoft is that you are working with smart, motivated people all the time. You will find great challenges and be inspired by your peers on a daily basis. I'm always growing and learning. This can be untrue in certain teams, but in general I've found this to be true for most of the teams I've worked with.

    Loads of opportunity to try new things. I've worked on many different products and gained experience in multiple roles. You can truly change your career while staying in the comfort of the same company.


    Politics becomes a part of your everyday pretty quickly as you move up in the company. There is a lot of overhead to get sign off on changes and move forward with something new. They want to be agile, but this is the biggest obstacle in actually being good at it.

    There is a lot of pressure for moving up. This is a good thing in a lot of respects, but can be stressful if you find yourself on a competitive team where moving up is difficult, or if you want to coast for a while career wise and focus on other aspects of life. It's not the place you can just do good work and not worry about promotions. If you're not moving up, you are eventually moving out.

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    The best managers I've had were also great mentors. If every employee must drive their own career, I think every manager should be able to provide the tools and advice to know how to do that effectively based on personal goals. I find this far more valuable than just project status.

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