Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
1079299
Do you want to help to shape the future of education? Do you want to be part of the team that’s building the applications and services that will revolutionize the learning experience? If yes, then we have just the right opportunity for you! We have a series of new initiatives under Office Product Group which is chartered with creating unique sets of experiences for students, teachers, administrators and parents. Our goal is to empower every student and teacher in the world to achieve more. Our engineering culture is dynamic and data-driven. Team members are encouraged to explore innovative ideas, establish hypotheses, and implement them iteratively to learn and adapt quickly. We are passionate about pursuing service agility and deploy frequently to production.

We are looking for a highly motivated senior software engineer, who can contribute to both front-end and back-end components of our Learning Tools service. The ideal candidate should able to work closely within a group of highly skilled, dedicated and smart engineers, and have the software architecture and engineering skills to deliver high quality applications. We are a very dynamic team and you will be exposed to many areas of engineering starting from defining the feature to working with designers to build the experience to collaborating with partner teams. If you think you are smart, highly motivated and innovative senior software engineer capable of taking up new challenges and are passionate about education in the digital age then this is the team for you.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidate should have a good computer science background; a B.S. degree in engineering, computer science or math is strongly preferred (equivalent work experience may substitute); and excellent analytical skills. Great communication and problem solving skills are a must, as well as proven ability to collaborate with teams across the firm and outside.

Basic Qualifications:
• Front-end development experience, including REST services and single page apps;
• Back-end development experience in .Net/Azure or equivalent;
• Experience releasing worldwide, compliant services and applications;
• 5+ years of experience in software engineering.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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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