Principal Group Manager, Core Platform Engineering Africa
While you’ve heard about Microsoft’s Digital Transformation and how it’s leading our industry to the cloud, have you ever thought about becoming a key member of the team that powers this strategic effort in our company? As Principal Group Manager for Core Platform Engineering (CPE) in The Africa Development Center (ADC) Nairobi, Kenya, you will have the opportunity to be at the center of and influence our industry’s Digital Transformation.
CPE is part of the Core Services Engineering (CSE) org. Our goal is to boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft, and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster, and more securely every day. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates. As an org, we succeed through a rich blend of deep technical and business expertise, fueled by an obsession for empowering our customers.
As part of CSE, CPE develops flexible, reliable, enterprise-scalable solutions with Microsoft product teams, and we deeply influence products that millions of customers use every day. These platforms ultimately lead to compelling user experiences and are marked by higher customer usage rates, while accelerating business outcomes. Included in our organization are teams responsible for:
We are looking for a technology and people leader with passion for solving hard engineering problems. As a Principal Group Manager in CPE, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team of Software Engineers and Program Managers in our Nairobi, Kenya office. Your team will develop apps and services that enable multiple critical business areas for Microsoft.
As the leader of the CPE team in Africa, reporting to the ADC Nairobi Site Lead, you will identify and lead areas of engineering investment that support the CPE vision and have ownership of key areas of our technology stack. Additionally, you will be a core member of the Microsoft Africa leadership team, ensuring that CPE’s interests are well-represented.
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.
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