Principal Software Engineer Lead

Windows 10 introduced a new model to run the OS as a service Windows as a Service (WaaS). The key goal of this model is to ensure that devices running Windows 10 are kept up to date with the latest security patches and they move forward to new Feature Updates on a more rapid cadence. We aspire to provide a great experience for enterprises that are Cloud managed and thus connected directly to Windows Update for Business. Our team delivers solutions for enterprises to be successful in the WaaS model. Specifically, we build products in the M365 management and Analytics space to provide enterprises with great capabilities in managing and monitoring update compliance, ring definitions, performance, overall health of their enterprise based on proactive intelligent insights. Our goal is ultimately enable a low touch environment for enterprises to be in the virtuous cycle of taking keeping their devices current and fresh through a single pane of glass.

This is a great opportunity to join a startup team and have a direct impact on making WaaS successful in the Enterprise space. As a Principal Engineering lead in the team, you will lead of SWEs to design and development of distributed and data-intensive services and solutions to enable enterprise customers to adopt and stay on WaaS. You will work closely with other teams under the M365 space to bring enterprises into modern cloud management with analytics and integrating with management tools like SCCM and Intune.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who is willing to take on challenging initiatives, capable of working both independently and with others as a team, and able to follow through to deliver results.

Basic Qualifications:
• 8+ years of software development/design experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Solid programming implementation experience in C++, C#, or equivalent language.
• Strong technical problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills
• Experience in leading and managing a team of SWEs building services from the ground up
• Strong desire and ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries
• Highly motivated to solve complex technical problems to simplify and solve customer needs
• Experience in or more technologies such as JavaScript/TypeScript, React, REST, NoSQL databases like HBase, Azure blobs, Kusto/Log Analytics, Cosmos/SCOPE.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

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