Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
1053530
Come join the Distribution Services Platform dev team! We are part of the Universal Store team, within the Windows Devices and Services group. We are looking for a rock-solid Senior SDE who is self-driven, creative, and motivated to help us build the modern platform for discovery and distribution of Windows updates and apps from the Store.

As part of the Client Protocol and Front-End Services team, you will work on features that span the vertical for content discovery, including both the service and client components of the Windows Update scan protocol, as well as other related service pieces. We are in the process of modernizing Windows Update and the app store distribution platform to achieve global scale with a modern service architecture. Some examples of features we deliver include security, Windows OS flighting, app flighting, and large game delivery (such as Gears of War and Killer Instinct). We own some of the most critical client and service components at Microsoft. We are a strong, experienced team and we need your help!

Basic Qualifications:
• 4+ years of software development experience

The ideal candidate will have experience with:
• Windows C++/COM and C#
• Security
• Scalability & Performance
• Service experience including ASP.NET WebAPI, IIS, and Azure
• Leveraging Unit and Functional Tests to support ongoing quality
• Great attitude, great communication skills, and a desire to make a difference

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 askstaff@microsoft.com.

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