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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineering Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Software Engineering Manager - Healthcare

TheCommercial Software Engineering (CSE) teamis a global engineering organization that jointly develops code with our customers, leveraging the latest technologies to address their toughest challenges. We work in collaboration with Microsoft product teams, partners, and open source communities to empower our customers to do more with the cloud.We pride ourselves on making contributions to open source and making our products easier to adopt.

We are hiring a Principal Software Engineering Manager with deep experience and expertise leading teams who design and deliver solutions using modern software engineering practices and cloud technologies. You and your teams will work together to solve our customers toughest problems, contribute to open source, and collaborate with Microsoft product teams. You will mentor and coach managers and engineers, sharing your expertise and learning from them too.

Our team prides itself on embracing a growth mindset, inspiring excellence, and encouraging everyone to share their unique viewpoints and be their authentic selves. Join us and help create life-changing innovations that impact billions around the world! Watch this video to learn more about who we are and what we do:



  • Leading and mentoring 4-5 software engineering managers and their teams

  • Giving thoughtful feedback, nurturing an inclusive environment, championing engineering fundamentals, and providing mentorship for team members to grow

  • Coaching and guiding your managers to ensure that we successfully deliver projects with our customers

  • Modeling integrity, accountability, and value to managers and engineers across your team.

  • Building an inclusive culture and environment where everyone can grow and do their best work

  • Working hands-on with your team and our customers through design and implementation, ensuring great architectural decisions and engineering practices, and coding along the way

  • Work with your peers to plan and prioritize projects for your team and our organization

  • Working with other managers across our team to continuously improve our engineering process and our technical capabilities.

  • Developing deep relationships and exhibiting technical leadership across teams within Microsoft and with open source communities, thereby having a positive impact on Microsoft’s platform business



  • 10+ years of experience shipping and running production systems, including complex production systems that run on a public cloud

  • 4+ years of experience directly managing engineers


  • We are looking for candidates with the demonstrated ability to deliver on the responsibilities below.

  • Experience working in the Healthcare industry

  • Experience employing, and coaching teams on, concepts like CI/CD, test driven development, open source contributions, and agile methodologies

  • Thrive with change: We are striving to build a diverse team utilizing a wide range of technologies while working with a global customer base. What we work on this quarter will not necessarily be thesame as last quarter and that is one of the things we love about our team.

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills, including working across geographical distances.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science, Engineering, or Mathematics or equivalent experience.

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.

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