Product Manager - Azure Data Explore (Kusto)
Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel | Engineering | Jun 01, 2022 | Job number 1351147

The Kusto team builds Microsoft’s big data interactive analytics service – Azure Data Explorer. The service is growing rapidly and gaining traction with Microsoft’s top customers and partners. The service powers Microsoft big data interactive analytics products and is used extensively to operate many other Microsoft services and products. The Kusto product team is expanding as the Azure [Synapse] Data Explorer service gets more momentum and adoption globally. We are making the digital transformation happen for more and more businesses and organizations across the world.

Join the Kusto team and be part of empowering businesses all over the world to be more up to date, aware and efficient in a rapidly changing environment in ways that they could not imagine before.

We are looking for a strong, highly motivated Program Manager with strong technical skills, customer orientation, analytical background and exceptional cross-group and cross-geo collaboration skills. In this role you will drive features to power big data analytics in Azure Data Explorer, Synapse and solutions built on it.


Drive Innovation in data integration, processing, and management

§ Engage with partners and stakeholders to reach an end-to-end breakthrough customer value

§ Define and track the key success indicators, and drive usage

§ Program management of the execution plan per timelines and partners dependencies

§ Track and communicate project status to development teams, partners, and management

§ Work with engineers on innovative technologies and change how the industry consumes dat


At least 3 years of experience as a product/program manager

§ Experience in building big data and algorithm-centric cloud systems

§ Experience in working closely with data engineers, data developers and big data experts.

§ Passion for technology and quality with a strong customer focus

§ Proven ability to manage projects and deliver on schedule

§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

§ B.Sc/BA, MSc./MA, degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline

§ Team player, creative, confident and enthusiastic









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