Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Redmond


Microsoft has been investing in the field of Quantum research for more than a decade. As a direct result of this investment, we see Microsoft leading major advancements in Quantum computing in the coming years. The prospective applications of Quantum science and engineering are vast and meaningful, ranging from addressing climate change and hunger to medical challenges. A key success factor to our work in this field is Microsoft’s partnership and collaboration with scientific institutions and expert scientists, researchers, and engineers from around the world. The Microsoft Quantum team is in search of a Program Manager, Scientific Partnerships to join the Quantum Business Operations and Program Management team.
This role with global scope will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence regarding management of our growing portfolio of Scientific Partnerships. This includes but is not limited to establishing internal and external rhythm of the business, governance, tracking, archiving, and reporting of Scientific Partnerships.
The successful candidate will partner with a wide variety of Microsoft and third party institutional partner stakeholders (e.g. procurement/supply, finance, legal, tax & trade, administration, program management, research and engineering) across the world, on matters relating to Intellectual Property (IP) deals, licensing, patent administration, invention disclosures, public funding and grants, facilities and equipment, export controls, scientific resources/talent, and more, in furtherance of Microsoft’s Quantum charter.
The vision is for the successful individual in this role to own discrete projects in the Scientific Partnerships space and progress to directly developing and managing a portfolio of Scientific Partnerships.
This role reports to the Director of Scientific Partnerships, Quantum

About the company

At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more — and we empower our employees the same way.

Everyone who works here has the power to build on. Those two little words show the way we think. They’re a challenge to go beyond what’s thought possible, and they’re how we help billions of people use technology to get more out of each day.

We build on the work of others and invite them to build onto ours, always striving for ways to make great ideas even better.

What can you build on?

Here at Microsoft, you’ll build on your curiosity, your passions and your drive to make a difference.

You’ll have access to world-class tools, some of the industry’s brightest minds and a nearly infinite range of opportunities across a truly global organization. You’ll have the opportunity to build on the company’s wide-ranging accomplishments to do something even more incredible.

You’ll have the freedom to collaborate, explore, set your own rules and take your career wherever you want it to go.

Feel the inspiration that comes from working with wildly talented people and the rush that comes from doing work that makes a lasting impact. Recent projects like HoloLens provide just a glimpse of the remarkable things we will accomplish.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Come build on Microsoft’s far-reaching momentum. Build on your career. Build on what we do and how we do it.

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