Would you like to help drive Microsoft's transition to a more open and collaborative approach to software development? Do you want to impact the entire company and drive the industry forward with large-scale collaboration through InnerSource techniques? Do you have a deep understanding of how open source and InnerSource happens and how software is developed? Do you enjoy diving into data from multiple sources and suggesting a course of action? Can you bring together many divergent pieces into a coherent solution? If so, we are looking for your program management skills to help craft and deliver the vision for how we develop software for years to come. **Responsibilities** We are hiring a Senior Program Manager to move the needle on InnerSource at Microsoft. Your responsibilities include: + Identifying, developing, and validating hypotheses regarding Microsoft's InnerSource efforts. + Overseeing and shepherding programs from inception to completion across multiple disciplines and departments. + Collaborating closely with engineering teams on using, contributing to, and publishing code in collaborative, InnerSource ways to guide their engagement and learn from their experiences. + Partnering with legal, security, and senior leadership to define polices, processes, and tools that eliminate friction in the engineering process. + Collaborating with industry peers to address the needs of large organizations practicing InnerSource. Engaging on internal and external projects creating better InnerSource tooling and best practices. You will be working in the Microsoft Open Source Programs Office. We are a small, multi-disciplinary team that works across the company to ensure Microsoft's success with InnerSource and open source. We: + Define policies that make collaborative engineering easier. + Build tools and services that eliminate engineering friction related collaboration (e.g. bringing more InnerSource best practices to Microsoft) + Gather and disseminate InnerSource data and best practices in ways that help teams implement them. + Develop core insights around InnerSource project health, and business value. + Build playbooks that enable our businesses to expand their InnerSource work quickly and successfully. + Drive culture change in the company and in the industry by listening and guiding. + Are passionate about continuous delivery of value. **Qualifications** Required qualifications: + 3 years of project/program management + 1 year of experience with either Open Source and/or InnerSource projects Preferred Qualifications: + Experience with GitHub and/or Azure DevOps + Experience working with open source and/or InnerSource projects. + Excellent management and leadership skills. + Excellent written and verbal communication skills. + Excellent collaboration skills through open source or InnerSource engagements. + Ability to create/evaluate minimal viable approaches for quick learning and iteration preferred. + Some modern development, data science, or operations experience preferred. Does this sound exciting to you? Apply today and let us know how you thrive on cross-team collaboration, enjoy openness and diversity, like to learn from others and use your experience and great communication skills to convey your message. 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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) . **\#OSPO, #1ES** Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
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