Principal Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
November 17, 2016
Reference:
998078-267661

Do you want to help create incredible human computer interactions, like Cortana and HoloLens? We build the platform that 1st and 3rd parties use to create speech and audio experiences on Windows 10 based devices, including HoloLens, Xbox, phones, tablets, desktops, and IoT devices. We’re a growing team of expert engineers working in an agile and highly energetic environment.

We want to change the world and we need you to help! We need moderately and highly experienced software engineers who are poised to play a key role in our mission to change the world. Join our team and help us design and assemble next generation consumer hardware, technology, and user experiences.

We have an immediate need for strong software engineers who are passionate for building tools that enable internal and external developers to build solid speech experiences. Building magical speech experiences requires world class tools for developers to collect and manage large amounts of data, build a dialog experience, and evaluate customer usage and satisfaction. Additionally, we are building services behind many of these tools as to leverage the power of the cloud for the build, deploy, improve cycle, so an ideal candidate will have a strong passion and experience in building services.

A perfect fit in this environment requires you to be:

Adaptable to meet the dynamic goals in an agile team.

Self-motivated and proactive to maintain momentum and progress.

Passionate about creating new, innovative, and ground-breaking user experiences.

A proven collaborator across all disciplines, including Engineering and Design.

Motivated and able to quickly learn new technologies.

We work in a culture where all our team members’ value:

Innovation: trying new things, leading the way

Inclusiveness: making other great, transparency

Energy: having fun, following your passion, and making things happen

Improvement: learning from experience and fostering curiosity

Winning: sticking at things for the long term, living and breathing the competition

What you’ll do:

Design and Develop newer algorithms that improve performance for key Speech scenarios

Extend the capabilities of the team on Services in the Cloud

Work to improve Services in the Cloud

Develop features to create a stable environment to repeatedly achieve high-quality code delivery

What you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent

7+ years of software development experience platform and service development in C++, C#, SQL

Some experience with UI and web technologies and development frameworks such as HTML5, XAML, UWP, ASP.NET, NodeJS

Experience in core Networking component areas like TcpIp/Http/Network Services is a bonus

Experience in data engineering and data science a big plus

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


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