Microsoft offers training and employment opportunities to help you turn your military experience into a civilian technology career. Did you know that Microsoft hires cleared talent?

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Microsoft is committed to helping current and former service members find new career paths in the technology industry.

With tech training through Microsoft Software and Systems Academy, job listings at Microsoft and partnerships with other tech industry leaders, we want to thank you for your service and pledge to help turn your military experience and skills into a civilian career. Learn more at:

Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA)

MSSA is an 18 week program that prepares active duty service members with the necessary job skills to enter the IT industry. Upon successful completion of the program, participants gain an interview for a full-time job at Microsoft or one of our participating partners.

Microsoft Cloud for Government

We’re hiring cleared talent. We are looking for cleared SSBI software engineers to join our Reston VA and Redmond WA based Azure and Office 365 teams. This is a terrific opportunity to join a project on the ground floor and truly influence the future of the project. Intrigued? To learn more, go to

  • Develop challenging engineering solutions for the government and commercial Azure and Office 365 environments.
  • Work directly for Microsoft. Stop worrying about contract end dates and re-competes.
  • Maintain your clearance while working as a developer at Microsoft facilities. Bring your cell phone and other devices to work.
  • Work with great people in a culture that emphasizes growth, teamwork, collaboration, and inclusion.
  • Enjoy world-class benefits designed to empower you and your family to live life well. Learn more at or contact

Products & Discounts

Current and former service members can get a wide range of Microsoft products free or at a discount.

Microsoft Virtual Academy

Microsoft Virtual Academy offers hundreds of free Microsoft training sessions delivered by experts to help developers, knowledgeable IT professionals and advanced students learn the latest technology, build their skills and advance their careers.

Microsoft Learning

Fulfill your potential and make the most of your investment in Microsoft technology with certification, classroom training, e-learning and books from Microsoft and Microsoft partners.

Channel 9

Channel 9 is a community that brings together the people behind our products and connects them with those that use the products in an ongoing conversation. Watch how-to tutorials and learn at your own pace.

Technology for Good

Microsoft is proud to work with more than 86,000 nonprofits around the world every year to provide them free and affordable access to the technology they need to do more good in their communities.

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