11 Remote Job Vacancies at Microsoft That Pay $100K+

From contract negotiator to content manager, these roles will have you working from the comfort of your own home.

Tired of your commute? Well, you’re in luck, because Microsoft is hiring, and there are nearly 500 positions that are up to 100% work from home.

Whether your company got rid of remote work or you’re just done with in-office company culture, there are plenty of good reasons to look for a job that will let you work from home, including work-life balance and flexible work conditions.

Still, many companies are pushing return-to-office policies like their lives depend on it, which is why we’ve put together this guide to remote jobs available at Microsoft right now. Check out the list of positions below and apply now to ditch the commute.

1. Director of Testing

As we know from platforms like Teams, Microsoft is always testing and updating its offerings. Subsequently, the Director of Testing role that is currently open holds a lot of weight at the company, working directly with the CTO to develop and introduce testing strategies for Microsoft’s many products.

The Director of Testing will “build and manage a team of test engineers that will ensure Microsoft’s successful launch of new, innovative solutions.” Beyond your own team, you’ll also work closely with a wide range of departments, including product development, datacenter design, supply chain, quality, and operations.

Salary range: $173,200 – $282,200 per year

Surfshark logo🔎 Want to browse the web privately? 🌎 Or appear as if you're in another country?
Get a huge 86% off Surfshark with this special tech.co offer.See deal button

2. Content Product Manager

If you love video games and want to work from home, this Content Product Manager could be a good fit for you. The role is specifically with the Xbox Game Pass Deal & Partner Strategy team, which develops content and strategy for the game subscription service from the popular provider.

Microsoft is specifically looking for someone “who will shape the Game Pass content portfolio and the Game Pass value proposition for key external partners.” You’ll get to work with some of the largest publishers in the video game industry and work across all mediums, including Xbox, portable computer (PC), and cloud gaming.

Salary range: $120,900 – $198,600 per year

3. Responsible AI Governance Program Leader

AI is all the rage in tech right now, and businesses around the world are getting on board with new technology aimed at making the day-to-day operations a little smoother. However, the human touch will always be necessary to keep an eye out that technology, which is where the Responsible AI Governance Program Leader for the Microsoft HR department is so important.

This role involves “developing and implementing an end-to-end governance program to drive adherence to Responsible AI principles.” Responsible AI refers to Microsoft’s stated commitment to ensure that AI models are developed in a responsible and trustworthy manner.

Salary range: $142,200 – $213,200 per year

4. Cloud Solution Architect-AI Platform

Microsoft is one of the primary drivers of AI tech being integrated into other companies, considering its partnership with ChatGPT. As a result, Microsoft customers from across its many products inevitably need help getting it setup, which is where the Cloud Solution Architect will come in.

The role will primarily focus on “enabling customers to achieve their outcomes based on their investments in Microsoft technology,” with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technical specifics.

Salary range: $130,000 – $213,200 per year

5. Security Operations and Incident Response Lead

A big company like Microsoft is consistently targeted when it comes to security breaches. Everything from ransomware attacks to phishing scams put Microsoft and its wealth of valuable data at risk, which is why a Security Operations and Incident Response Lead is such an important role at the organization.

The person that takes on this role “will be responsible for taking the lead on major incident response activities.” Beyond that, you’ll also be responsible for mentoring less experienced analysts, so the whole team is prepped and ready to handle anything hackers can throw at them.

Salary range: $145,800 – $238,600 per year

6. Product Designer

Microsoft is well-known for its many digital services, many of which power companies around the world to accomplish their goals. OneDrive is one of those tools, a cloud storage service that allows you to access photos, images, and other content across multiple devices at once, and the Product Designer position will work to make it better.

The role will specifically innovate, reinventing, and optimize the OneDrive platform, working with researchers, writers, and engineers to make this popular service even more useful for its millions of users.

Salary range: $100,300 – $165,400 per year

7. Senior Software Community Engineer – Linux

Linux is a specific operating system that, while less popular than some competitors, still has a loyal following of users. Because of that, Microsoft wants to ensure that Linux developers on its Azure product with the Senior Software Community Engineer role.

According to Microsoft, the role will “improve the Linux and cloud native experience on Azure by developing and operating new and existing production services at scale, improve the performance and reliability of existing cloud infrastructure, and work with internal and external partners to create a seamless Linux experience on Azure.”

Salary range: $145,800 – $238,600 per year

8. Director of Identity and Security Strategy

There’s no denying that security is important at a company like Microsoft, which is why there are so many different roles dedicated to shoring up protections from cyber-attacks. The Director of Identity and Security Strategy is one of those roles.

The job page for this roles states that you will “be responsible for shaping the strategic direction and the evolution of our identity and security systems, ensuring that they align with the Microsoft’s strategic requirements, maintaining the highest standards of identity protection, privacy, and compliance.”

Salary range: $173,200 – $282,200 per year

9. Group Manager Event Operations

Marketing events are key to the success of any business, and Microsoft wants to keep their priorities straight by hiring a Group Manager Event Operations that will “deliver large scale global marketing events” with a team that they will manage.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for strategizing and delivering of innovative marketing campaigns that will bolster the offerings by Microsoft. You’ll also need to be well-versed in industry trends, keeping up with how marketing events are evolving in the modern era.

Salary range: $142,200 – $213,200 per year

10. Director of Artificial Intelligence & Ecosystem Readiness

The tech industry is all about working together, and Microsoft is a bit contributor here. Beyond its own hardware, it also works with other device partners to provide AI solutions to improve functionality. As a result, they need the Director of Artificial Intelligence and Ecosystem Readiness to facilitate these partnerships in a real way.

The goal for the candidate that receives this role is “to lead AI strategy and enable readiness with Microsoft’s device partners.” Take note, you will report to the Partner Product Management Leader, but you will build out your own strategy for tackling this AI-driven role.

Salary range: $159,000 – $264,000 per year

11. Senior Supply Planner

As you can imagine, Microsoft is always expanding, particularly when it comes to data centers, so that they can handle all the information that transfers through their many offerings. A Senior Supply Plan will tackle that and other operations that relate to data center supply plans

The job site notes that this candidate will be in charge of “delivering capacity plans that balance cost, lead time, and risk in accordance with supply chain management best practices.”

Salary range: $117,900 – $195,000 per year.

Did you find this article helpful? Click on one of the following buttons
We're so happy you liked! Get more delivered to your inbox just like it.

We're sorry this article didn't help you today – we welcome feedback, so if there's any way you feel we could improve our content, please email us at contact@tech.co

Written by:
Conor is the Lead Writer for Tech.co. For the last six years, he’s covered everything from tech news and product reviews to digital marketing trends and business tech innovations. He's written guest posts for the likes of Forbes, Chase, WeWork, and many others, covering tech trends, business resources, and everything in between. He's also participated in events for SXSW, Tech in Motion, and General Assembly, to name a few. He also cannot pronounce the word "colloquially" correctly. You can email Conor at conor@tech.co.
Explore More See all news
Back to top