Software Engineer
Location:
Raleigh , North Carolina
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
1062299
Build something today to make your job (and everyone else’s) easier tomorrow!

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) provides a set of cloud-powered collaboration tools for your engineering team. It consists of git hosting, agile project management, build and release management, and much more! With over 3 million users, VSTS is growing fast and is revolutionizing the way that software is shipped. Come help solve problems ranging from figuring out the best ways to run a highly scalable hosted service to building beautiful, fast development workflows and experiences. As you help solve these interesting problems you’ll also benefit from the fact that we are our own customer and consume what we build daily. Learn more about Visual Studio Team Services and what we build here: https://www.visualstudio.com/team-services/

What makes this a great place to work? There are several things, but here are the highlights: The people here are smart and they care about the work that they do. They are also a pleasure to work with - we don’t believe in big egos or contentious work environments here. Microsoft makes a point of ensuring people have a work-life balance. We offer 3 months paid paternity leave for men and 5 months for women, 12 paid holidays (on top of your vacation and sick leave) and a flexible working schedule. We have a brand new, modern office space that finds the right balance between encouraging collaboration yet ensuring the ability to focus when needed. We run a hosted service which means that we ship new features daily. The work you do has immediate benefits to customers. Our compensation tends to be higher than most other companies in the area.

What you can expect: As an engineer on the Visual Studio Team Services team in Raleigh, NC you’ll be part of an 8-12 person agile team working together to ship weekly updates to Visual Studio Team Services and the products around it.

Your role will consist of:
•Designing, developing and testing new features and bug fixes.
•Code reviewing code developed by your teammates.
•Analyzing how your code and features are performing in production to influence future product decisions.
•Participating in your team’s sprint and product direction planning activities.
•Working with a subset of the following technologies that interest you the most: C#, ASP.Net, HTML5, React, Typescript, Node, SASS, Azure, WPF, Java, SWT, SQL, and many others.

Do you have:
•2 or more years of experience developing production software using C/C++, C#, Java or JavaScript.
•Strong object-oriented design skills gained from at least 2 years of working with OOP languages and patterns.
•2 years of experience with one or more of the following: WPF, Ajax, jQuery, ASP.NET, SOAP, REST, .NET, SQL
•BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or in place of a degree, 4 years of equivalent internship or industry software engineering experience
(Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, RTP, North Carolina, VSO, VSCS, visualstudio.com)

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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