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CE Instrumentation Engineer Manager - Microsoft Corporation
Quincy, WA
Posted: Aug 12, 2022 03:15

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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 Critical Environment Instrumentation Engineer Manager (CE IE Manager). In the CEIE manager role, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professionals across the Information Technology (IT) and Critical Environments (CE) spectrum within Microsoft 24x7x365 mission-critical datacenters.

Microsoft's Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I CE IE, 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!




As part of the Microsoft Critical Environment Team, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professionals across the Information Technology (IT) and Critical Environments (CE) spectrum within Microsoft 24x7x365 mission-critical datacenters. As a CO+I CE IE, you will be an Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) subject-matter-expert and your success will be measured by:

  • Enable team to:

  • Maintaining ICS availability, data quality, service and change management, reporting, and the security of all ICS systems in the Data Centers.

  • Site level ICS program and project management, and both govern and directly participate in the execution of global initiatives related to ICS systems.

  • Managing, servicing, and governing Microsoft's electrical and mechanical industrial control systems (ICS) to include servers, applications, networks, and device infrastructure deployed within Microsoft's 24x7x365 mission-critical datacenters.

  • Governing logical and physical access, approval, and permissions related to all ICS systems, networks, workstations, and servers that provide datacenter monitoring and controls.

  • 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or applicable field experience in Critical Environments, Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical

  • At least two years' experience managing Industrial Control System (ICS) operations ina Critical Environment infrastructure

  • At least two years' experience leading and motivating a diverse, technical workforce.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in managing large-scale and complex projects/programs.

  • Knowledge of construction techniques and terminology including the ability to read and interpret blueprints, construction drawings and documents is essential.

  • Ability to manage, prioritize and successfully execute multiple concurrent mission-critical infrastructure projects.

  • Ability to balance competing demands for resources and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on-time and adherence to deadlines.

  • Provide meaningful and timely reporting for weekly success metrics.

  • Established understanding of Electrical Power Monitoring Systems (EPMS) and/or Branch Circuit Monitoring (BCM) and/or Building Automation Systems (BAS), and/or Battery Monitoring Systems (BMS)

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.


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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