Microsoft Corporation Principal Incubation Lead in Herzelia, Israel

We are looking for a strong Principal Incubation Lead, with the DNA and drive of a start-up founder, to start new exciting incubations, and lead them from start to exit.

We are seeking talented candidates who are looking for an opportunity to influence and create a true differentiator in Microsoft cloud services offerings.

We are looking for a leader who is passionate about making a significant impact, a proven talent attractor, and excels in people management. The candidate should be excited about delivering value to customers, and is expected to be hands-on and technical.

A successful Incubation Lead will recruit a top notch team, will come up with few impactful incubation ideas, will drive a process to select the one (or more) to incubate, develop the idea to a deliverable, and promote it internally towards an exit. Thru the lifetime of the incubation, the leader will have to drive the team to answer questions such as:

what is the customer need we should address?

What is the business opportunity around it? What are the technological challenges?

Competitive gaps and advantages?

How do we best deliver it with the right business model and delivery vehicle?

Qualified candidates meet the following requirements:

  • 10+ years experience in software design and PM roles

  • At least 8+ years of proven management role, preferably also in PM discipline

  • Great people skills, leadership and collaboration

  • Team leader, confident and enthusiastic

  • Must have a strong track record of delivering results despite ambiguity, and the ability to collaborate in a large organization across functions and teams

  • Prior expertise in building cloud service is a significant advantage

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General management (engineering)