Program Manager -Network Security

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Microsoft is leading the security industry with enterprise and cloud-based security products. This position requires a strong technical background in general networking security and our key security products (Azure Firewall, DDoS Protection, WAF, Sentinel, Log Analytics, Security Center).  Our team is at the forefront of this, with a technical focus on assisting our key customers to use our security products to keep their most valued infrastructure secure.  We sit between our developers and our customers, and it’s our job to create deep engineering relationships with the field, our customers, and our partners. As a Get-To-Production (GTP) PM for Azure network security, you’ll play an important role in shaping our products.

This role focuses specifically on Azure network security (Azure Firewall, DDoS Protection, and WAF). The ideal candidate must possess a strong technical background in some combination of the following: application security, network security, network architecture, and cloud computing (Azure).


  • Dig deep into the technologies as a Subject Matter Expert.
  • Understand the story behind our security solutions, and tell it both internally and externally at events like Ready, Ignite, Tech Summits, etc.
  • Work directly with customers to validate successful deployments and guide secure network architecture decisions.
  • Recognize our customers’ needs, how these needs drive deployments, and what feature gaps exist.
  • Drive the customer story internally to lead the evolution of our products.
  • Contribute to the technical documentation for our products, writing blogs, troubleshooting guides, reference architectures, playbooks, etc.
  • Maintain demo/lab environment for effective demonstration, problem-solving, and learning.
  • Work with early adopter customers in preview programs to test new scenarios, gather feedback, and triage issues with developers.


Required Qualifications:

  • Technical experience in enterprise security and/or networking.
  • Technical experience in cloud computing, preferably Azure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to come up-to-speed quickly on a new technical domain.
  • Passion for technology, software engineering, quality, and customer solutions.
  • Excellent Technical PM fundamentals: design-savvy, data-driven, disciplined, deep and diverse customer empathy, passion for learning, can-do creativity, concise communications, and PM persuasion skills.
  • Creativity and optimism grounded in practical engineering and business know-how.

The ability to meet Microsoft, customer, and/or government security screening requirements is 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. 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.

The benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Tagged as: cloud computing, azure, networking, enterprise security

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