Senior Engineering Lead

  • Company: Microsoft
  • Location: Redmond, Washington
  • Posted: December 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1080402
Are you passionate about making the best imaging experiences 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 engineer looking to have a huge impact for Microsoft, this could be the role you’ve been looking for.

Millions of people uses the Microsoft Photos app every 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.

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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 engineers focused on building Cloud services for the Photos app. You will help drive the architecture and team that enables a mobile-first, cloud-first experience.

Your skills and experiences that will enable success:

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 1+ years as a people manager

Preferred Qualifications
• 4+ years designing and building highly scalable cloud services
• Experience collaborating and negotiating with application owners building on components you own Ideally, a deep grasp of REST, GraphQL, C#, Azure, CloudDB, Elastic AutoPilot
• Track record of consuming and contributing to Open Source software
• Real passion for taking, editing, and sharing videos and photos using the latest tools


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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