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Internship Opportunities for Kenya And Nigeria: Program Manager

  •   Job number: 918714
  •   Date posted: October 15th, 2020
  •   Travel 0-25 %
  •   Profession: Engineering
  •   Role type: Individual Contributor
  •   Employment type: Internship

Microsoft’s purpose is to enable everybody and every organization in the world to achieve more. Our practice is centred on a theme of inspiring excellence, embracing a growth mindset and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best every day. We believe we should all find purpose in our work and we guarantee employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world. You will collaborate with a committed team to design, develop and test the next generation of technology solutions for millions of people. 

We are looking for candidates who have the following qualities:

  • Team Players: 
  • Growth Mindset, 
  • Relentlessly Resourceful
  • Customer Obsessed
  • Pure Challenge: 
  • Passion for Technology


Program Manager


Program managers (PMs) are the in-house advocates for millions of people globally who prognosticate and examine how software is used and work intimately with Software Engineers (SWEs) to warrant our products exceed people's expectations


You drive the technical vision, design, and implementation of software solutions.


  • Currently pursuing bachelor's, master's, or PhD degree in engineering, computer science or related field with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.
  • A year or two of experience programming in C++, Java or other computer programming languages preferred.
  • A year or two of experience in C/C++/C#/VB.NET and experience designing and developing tool architecture preferred.
  • Familiarity with managing complex project schedules, solving complex problems and nurturing cross-group collaboration.
  • Strong technical prowess, including the understanding of algorithms, systems architecture and end-user experience.
  • Ability to think unconventionally to derive creative and innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in feature definition, design and feasibility.
  • Demonstrated skill in estimating development time


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, 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. 


Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


 Benefits and Perks 

  •  Industry-leading healthcare
  •  Giving programs
  •  Opportunities to network and connect
  •  Discounts on products and services




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