Sr. Manager, Network Qualification Lab Sourcing Engineering

Posted 17 May 2023
LocationTaiwan ROC
Job type Permanent
Reference 1552371

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


Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.

The Capacity Supply Chain and Provisioning (CSCP) group is an exciting and fast evolving group within Microsoft whose vision is to empower customers to achieve more by delivering cloud capacity differentiated at scale. The organization is responsible for planning, delivery and provision of all data centers globally powering Microsoft cloud properties. CSCP supports over 200 online businesses including Bing, O365, OneDrive, Xbox and Windows Azure branded services. Cloud Sourcing and Supply Chain (CSSC) organization within CSCP manages sourcing and supply of IT hardware for the data centers. Well-defined and executed sourcing and supply chain management ensures reliable on-time performance, optimized cost, prevents urgent and unplanned investments, and provides accurate and timely information across the supply base and internally across the infrastructure organization. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide.

We are looking for a passionate, high energy supply chain professional to help build create sustainable advantage through supply chain. The role of Sr. Manager, Network Qualification Lab Sourcing Engineering will be focusing on key areas:

• Validate components of our selection (33%)

• Lead the qualification lab and deliver component performance results (33%)

• Use the insight obtained from above to provide insights of manufacturing enabling, quality and reliability risks (33%) Meanwhile, s/he needs to provide thought leadership and drive strategic initiatives with internal stakeholders and suppliers to support cloud supply chain overall objectives and strategies


The Development and Productization of optics qualification lab

• evaluation of different optics subsystem concepts and prototypes

• Design of verification tests for sub-system components and modules

• Inputs for innovation and optimization of optical sub-system concepts to maximize the system-level performance

• Partnering with internal project stakeholders

• Partnering and technical steering of external stakeholders such as subcontractors and subsystem suppliers

• Contribute to building the qualification lab team, including talent hiring and people skill development


Core skills:

• In depth understanding of transceiver module, being able to take the lead on hardware, firmware, simulation discussions

• Able to translate standard bodies spec into test scope and development the test methodology

• Hands on experience with eletro-optical design and able to identify trade offs and how it shows on performance results

• Ability to review supplier qualification and reliability reports and read between the lines for design and production risks

• Understanding of optics module of design for manufacturing, and experience to provide insights of a design that can scale

• Ability to leverage the strengths of a multi-disciplinary team, which backgrounds in physics, research, software, hardware engineering, and product development Major experience:

• 8+ years experiences in optics module development

• ~5 year working experience in people management role

• Proven track record in optical design or optical development work

• Extensive experience in leading cross functional teams

• Cloud / high tech supply chain experience is a plus