Datacenter Project Manager

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    Microsoft Corporation
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    negotiable / month
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    5 hours ago
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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 and we need you as a Datacenter Project Manager (DCPM).

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I DCPM, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft’s online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform. As a group, CO+I is focused on the personal and professional development for all employees and offers trainings and growth opportunities including Career Rotation Programs, Diversity & Inclusion trainings and events, and professional certifications.

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.

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

Do you want to empower billions across the world? Come and join us in CO+I and be at the forefront of the action!

\#COICareers #Buildthecloud #ChangetheWorld #WeSeeYou #RepresentationMatters


As a successful Datacenter Project Manager, your success will be measured by:

+ Learning and living the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success.

+ Empowering a culture of safety and security in global datacenter operations by complying with CO+I’s safety programs and policies and completing compliance knowledge assessments.

+ Developing positive working relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders.

As a successful Datacenter Project Manager, your day-to-day work will include:

+ Create and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on time delivery.

+ Plan, manage, and communicate end-to-end project plans with stakeholders and teams.

+ Perform day to day project check-in and update to manage project delivery and quality.

+ Identify risks, gaps, and opportunities and communicate to stakeholders and other teams to drive resolution.

+ Gather and provide feedback on lessons learned, best practices, and innovations on process/procedures and tools to improve efficiencies and productivity.

+ Be part of a mobilization team that supports deployments and break/fix activities at datacenter locations experiencing high work volumes.


Microsoft reviews all applications that meet the below Required Qualifications.

For this role, you are welcome to apply if you meet the following Required Qualifications:

+ 2+ Years’ experience in a 24x7x365 production environment or related experience

+ 2+ Years’ experience in datacenter processes and tooling or related experience

+ Willingness to support a flexible travel schedule up to 30%

While not required, we also look for the following Preferred Qualifications:

+ Technical College degree or certification in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications, or equivalent work experience

+ Strong working knowledge of physical IT infrastructures (e.g., Servers, SANs, Networking, etc.)

+ Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic and high-pressure environment.

+ Perform and execute organization’s safety programs and policies, and compliance knowledge assessments.

+ Ability to support frequent standing, walking, lifting, and working at heights.

+ Willingness to work flexible hours, non-business hours, or other scenarios required by the flow of operations.

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.

+ Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of Australian Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.

+ NV1/2, PV Clearance Assessment: This position may require an enhanced background check conducted through the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency.

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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