Principal Engineering Lead
Redmond , Washington
October 16, 2017
Principal Engineering Lead-Windows NEXT

Are you passionate about making the best imaging related innovations in the world? Do you want to build applications that will help you and others collect and relive great moments as they happen around us? If you are a Software developer looking to have a huge impact on a dynamic initiative, this could be the role you’ve been looking for. Microsoft’s Photos App are used by millions of people every single day. Capturing, viewing and sharing photos has always been a critical part of our digital lives and as an industry we have only scratched the surface of what is possible.

Come join us and help realize our dream of delivering the highest quality and most impactful experiences to our customers. Check out what we’re building!
Introducing Story Remix in Windows 10. We learn from users through directed research, product use and high-volume data collection to build an understanding of who they are and how we can delight them. We coordinate our work with computer vision and machine learning researchers across the company to build groundbreaking technology. We are looking for you to lead the effort to strengthen the foundation of our app. You will drive the architecture and team that enables our app to target multiple platforms, improves engineering efficiency, enables sharing of tech, and enables a cloud-first user experience. Your team will code much of the app’s core while also defining and coordinating architectural changes coded by other engineers working on the app.

•5+ years designing and building core components for large applications

•3+ years people manager experience


•Experience crafting apps powered by REST service endpoints

•Experience collaborating and negotiating with application owners building on components you own Deep grasp of XAML, C#, C++, UWP, REST (client and service), MySQL, iOS, Android

•Experience integrating with OAUTH, MSA, and AAD authentication providers

•Track record for consuming and contributing to Open Source software

•Real passion for taking, editing, and sharing videos and photos

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