If you think you can contribute to patterns & practices success check out these two new openings for a Technical Product Manager and for a Marketing Manager. You can click the links to read the full job descriptions.

The Technical Product Manager role (that's what I am) is about being the main interface between the customer and the internal project teams. That involves activities like investigating opportunities for new deliverables, working with customers to understand requirements, determining features and usability goals, providing input to and reviewing technical design specifications, managing beta and release activites, building communities, running demos and webcasts among other things.

You can submit your résumé from the careers website, or e-mail it directly to shaunh at microsoft.com.