Microsoft Corporation Business Administrator in Redmond, Washington

Are you an enthusiastic and optimistic individual who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment? The Identity Division in C+E is looking for an experienced Business Administrator to support the Director of Engineering for the Identity Authentication Engineering Team as well as help provide team support as part of a group of admins to a large engineering team (350+ engineers). The Identity team is really at the core of a huge number of critical Microsoft scenarios and our products and services are key to securing and delivering great user experiences to hundreds of millions of our users. It’s an exciting place to be with a lot of opportunity to grow and have a big impact. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to strengthen his/her capabilities through a role that demands quality, superior organizational skills and outstanding customer service.

Primary Responsibilities:

•This person will be an integrated member of the Identity Engineering team and will develop strong working relationships as a part of the Identity Business Support team.

•Proactively prioritize and manage director-level complex calendars with utmost attention to accuracy and timelines

•Arrange domestic and complex international travel and prepare expense reports

•Coordinate and schedule internal and external meetings

•Coordinate team meetings and team morale events including obtaining rooms, catering, and managing Skype meetings across multiple time zones

•Purchase supplies and equipment

•Track capital equipment

•Manage headcount and organization charts

•Manage onboarding of full-time employees and vendors, including office set-ups

•Space planning/tracking and office moves in partnership with other division administrators

•Manage SharePoint sites

•Manage budgets in partnership with Finance with Month-End Close operations, including accruals, and managing purchase orders / internal orders

•Assist with preparations of special presentation materials, onsite and off-site meeting logistics

•Manage special projects end-to-end as needed.

•Build relationships with the Business Support community

•Managing team distribution lists

•Ensure compliance with the administrative operations policies and procedures

•Identify, recommend, and implement solutions to departmental operations and process issues

• Rhythm of Business support, including organizing Day of Caring, Giving Campaign, All Hands Meetings, holiday parties, and other project milestone celebrations.

To be successful, the applicant must have demonstrated ability to:

•Support a senior level team in a fast-paced environment and react with appropriate urgency

• Demonstrated ability to change direction in response to changing work situations

•Ability to accurately reprioritize work in response to unpredictable situations

•Exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, integrity, flexibility, and professionalism in all transactions even under pressure

•Demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude as an effective team player

•Must have strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality with discretion

•Develop collaborative relationships with others who have a diverse set of working styles and perspectives

•Ability to see the big picture as well as the details

•Take effective action without having to know the total picture.


•Minimum of 3 years of Microsoft experience, or 5+ years of relevant work experience supporting a large team in a fast-paced administrative capacity

•A BA/BS degree is desirable, but not required

•Excellent written and communication skills

•Self-motivated with strong team player orientation

•Proficiency with Microsoft productivity software: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel

•Proficiency with Microsoft internal tools for invoice processing and PO management, travel reservations and expense reporting, recruiting and headcount management.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment. Some travel may be required. Some overtime may be required. #identityjob #identityjobs

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

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