Principal Software Engineering Manager
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
37m ago

Office 365 is a multi-billion dollar business, winning the title of the fastest growing business in Microsoft. There has been a sustained triple digit YoY growth with customers transitioning from on-

prem software to the cloud. We already have 200+ million users in our service in every worldwide geo, with a significant influx of users onboarding every month across EDU, small, medium, large and governmental organizations across the world.

And this user base will grow to more than 1B with the upcoming convergence.

Our group’s mission is simple : deliver great & innovative collaboration experiences across all form factors. This will help share ideas, spur creativity, break silos and make decisions more quickly and drive business agility though open communication.

About the position

We are looking for an experienced, data driven Principal Software Engineering Manager to lead a highly motivated team of engineers and who has the ability and requisite self-

direction to work in a fast changing environment with an unwavering focus on end-to-end quality. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, can go deep in the technical stack, not intimidated by a large codebase and thrive on using data to drive improvements in the software.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record helping lead an agile, high-exposure organization that will be moving fast to delight customers.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to design and develop the code that will underpin new scenarios and capabilities and deliver a new user experience, storage system, business logic, networking, and protocols in conjunction with Office partner teams.


Succeeding in this role will require the following skills and experience :

  • 15+ years of experience in engineering technical roles and solid results in shipping software products, with experience working through the full product cycle from initial design to final product delivery -
  • experience shipping Microsoft products preferred.

  • 7+ years of leadership experience, exceling at motivating, hiring, simplifying and delivering.
  • Ability to build credibility with senior engineers and senior management; able to earn and sustain the respect of highly technical professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a supportive work environment for career and personal development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including communication with executives.
  • Are technical enjoy doing code & design reviews.
  • Experience in software development skills with fluency in C# or C++ / Java, or relevant programming languages
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 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.

    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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