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Reference # : 18-00143 Title : SDE3 / PM Tech 3 role
Location : BELLEVUE, WA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 4 Years Start Date / End Date : 02/19/2018 / 06/30/2018  
Description
Microsoft Bot Framework Team, part of the Artificial Intelligence & Research group at Microsoft, is looking for a strong SDE3 / Technical PM with Coding and Dev opp skills and experience. Role is Hybrid role.
SDE3 with some good writing skills and PM skills OR A Technical PM with some good coding skills.
Job description
Conversational Applications and AI are changing how we get information, how we interact with brands, and how we are productive. The Azure Bot Service team in AI & R division is looking for a Technical Program Manager who can take a key role in this transformation.
You will partner closely with our engineering, design, field and marketing teams to understand our customers and their vision and help translate that into execution plans that include not just the Bot Service team but partner teams that provide chat channels, Cognitive Services, and teams building conversational AI's within the company. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, previous work histories, and life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. We are passionate about learning on the job, and our culture is collaborative, passionate and customer focused. We love the cultural change that is happening at Microsoft, and we try to bring our growth mindset to work every day!
What you'll be doing:
? Build bots using our tools that we can use as reference architectures or in some event demos
? Prepare material and statistics for executive reviews
? Write technical blogs related to our offering
? Drive communication with internal teams
? Collaborating with marketing, field, evangelism and other teams to connect with and make our customers build Azure based systems of intelligence.
Basic Requirements:
? BS degree; Computer Science or engineering or 4+ years of program management experience.

Highly desirable:
? 4+ years of experience in program or product management
? Strong coding skills with web development/cloud technologies
? Exceptional ability to negotiate and collaborate across groups to achieve customer success
? Extreme customer focus with past experience working with customers
? Strong self-drive to learn and build new skills rapidly

Top 3 must-have hard skills
  • Strong coding skills with web development/cloud technologies.Prefer C#, and JavaScript, but open on the specific coding skills.
  • Extreme customer focus with past experience working with customers.
  • Having experience with Git, GitHub, and continuous integration is a huge Plus.