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Microsoft Corporation Edge Regional I&A Program Manager in Other, Poland

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Edge Regional Inventory & Asset (I&A) Program Manager , you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and Bing search platforms.

Empower Billions!

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon, and managed by, a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

DCS Edge Site Operations is the organization responsible for deploying and maintaining hundreds of collocated facilities globally that provide low latency and reliable connectivity for Microsoft Cloud Services to our customers. The Edge Regional Inventory & Asset Program Manager (RIAPM) will be responsible for a regional team of Inventory and Asset Technicians and will be a point of contact for all site operations logistics and escalations supporting Edge datacenter sites in the Region.

As the Regional Inventory & Asset (I&A) Program Manager you will be working to standardize oversight of inventory, spares, asset management, logistics technologies, supply chain, shipping/receiving activities, and related processes/procedures in edge sites, (factoring other inputs such as safety and security). You will be driving quality and consistency in alignment with other regions and global programs to support many datacenters across your geographical region. You will help develop and deliver measures to enable team success in achieving all established KPI’s and SLA’s for the datacenters within your Region. As a liaison between Edge Site Operations Inventory and Asset Management and global partners, you will collaborate, and leverage outputs to influence global decisions through positive engagement with partner groups.

Excellent people management, customer service, interpersonal awareness, and communication skills will be pivotal in bringing your technical and logistical abilities to life, while supporting Microsoft’s future success!

With personnel safety, environmental sustainability, and data security at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations -- we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that make Microsoft a world-class cloud provider.

Be at the forefront of the action in CO+I as part of our global edge datacenter operations!

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.


Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security and compliance in all aspects of datacenter operations

  • Leading a team of remote Datacenter Inventory &Asset technicians responsible for material movement, shipping & receiving, inventory management, stocking, and cycle count

  • Leadership, management, coaching, and development of Microsoft employees across datacenters in your region

  • Responsible for people management including performance reviews, career coaching, and career growth discussions

  • Performing tactical management tasks such as prioritizing ticketing queues, working to resolve escalations, and clearing blocking issues to enable continued delivery of I&A activities

  • Manage resource scheduling to ensure meeting SLAs and project deliveries

  • Collaborate with global and regional management teams and contribute to improvement programs

  • Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success


Basic Qualifications:

  • Leadership and management experience in a production, mission-critical, 24x7 operations environment

  • Experience leading, directly managing, and influencing a diverse organization of full-time employees, across multiple disciplines and platforms

  • Warehouse, supply chain, inventory control, capacity management and/or logistics experience

  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal awareness, and communication skills

  • Willingness and flexibility to work non-core business hours, or other scenarios required by rhythm of the business

  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical capabilities, data analysis and attention to detail

  • Experience working with operational ticketing system

  • Capability and maintained provisions (Passport, status, etc.) for international travel

  • Fluency in the English language (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • College degree,certification(s)or equivalent work experience

  • Basic working knowledge of physical IT infrastructure (e.g. Servers, SANs, Networking, etc.)

  • Experience working across teams, collaborating and motivating a diverse workforce as a member of a larger regional/global team

  • Experience managing projects and/or programs

  • Able to operate in a fast paced, high availability production environment

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic and high-pressure environment

  • Strong background in process and procedure development/execution and the ability to guide and coach others in the application/adoption of such processes and procedures

  • Experience in budget management and good business acumen

  • Relevant certifications, e.g.: PMP, CAPM, CompTIA Network+, CCNA, BICI and/or ITIL v4 Foundation certifications

Background Check Requirements:

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) .

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