Senior Program Manager

Posted 17 May 2023
LocationRepublic of Korea
Job type Permanent
Reference 1547539

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description


Azure Data Services group is hiring experienced Program Managers that share our passion to help customers build and modernize their analytics platforms on the cloud. To excel in this role, you should possess deep solutions architecture and technical expertise, strong business acumen, and have the ability to clearly communicate at all levels with the customer. You will be a SME on Data Warehousing or Spark and will have hands on experience working with one of these. You will work with customers and partners to architect and design the solutions, proof of concepts or pilot projects to make our customers successful. Through these engagements, you will represent the voice of the customer distilling new requirements and issues into improvements for engineering teams. You will also collect patterns and lessons learned from your engagements and turn them into reference architectures, best practices and training for engineering teams and the global Azure Data Services community.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with one or more key customers in the region as local member of Azure data product team representing the team and helping the customer adopt key Azure data services.

  • Guide and support customers on delivery of their projects on Azure Data Platform

  • Be the local representative from Azure Data product team. Interact with customers in the region to gather feedback and guide their decision-making around feasibility of solutions and technology choices related to Azure Data Services.

  • Support customers for delivery of their Spark projects by sharing Spark knowledge, best practices and supporting customer’s development teams with technology ramp-up and troubleshooting help as required.

  • Help customers optimize their data pipelines and queries by way of design and code review workshops to ensure efficient and fast data processing and analysis.

  • Provide expert level support on customer support tickets in the local time zone, when required.

  • Build and manage deep relations with customer’s technical organization and ensure their success.

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks proactively to ensure successful delivery of projects.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Engineering, Product management and business development to align on project goals, deliverables, and timelines.

  • Communicate project status and risks to stakeholders and leadership.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in technical program management, software development, or related field.

  • Strong experience with Synapse Spark and other distributed computing technologies like Hadoop, Apache Spark, or AWS EMR.

  • Experience with data integration, data migration, and data warehousing.

  • Strong development experience on spark as a data engineer/ architect.

  • Experience designing and implementing Spark based ETL pipelines and related infrastructure.

  • Experience with data governance, data security, and compliance frameworks like GDPR, CCPA, or HIPAA is a plus.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong project management skills with experience managing large-scale, complex projects with cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication, both in English and Korean.

If you have a passion for Spark development and a proven track record of delivering successful projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.