Software Engineer

At Visual Studio Team Services, we pride ourselves on building fast and scalable services that make developers productive. We have built Visual Studio Team Services ( to be the application development environment for millions of developers.

Visual Studio Team Services is in a rapid expansion internally and externally with more than 5M users. We are embarking on making work management more social, personal and user friendly. We are working on making VSTS projects public, easily discovered and fun to contribute to. We are enabling workflows which will allow guest users can log issues, vote and add comments on existing issues.

This is a unique opportunity to work on a team which ships features to developers like us and get to dogfood the product first hand.

We are looking for skilled and passionate engineers who live and breathe building fast and responsive modern web applications. We are looking for developers who thrive in agile environment, shipping high quality features to production multiple times a month, using latest agile practices, and technologies.

As part of this position you will be responsible for design and implementation of REST services, C# mid-tier, SQL backend features as well as modern Web UI for desktop and mobile. The position will require you to have and/or gain extensive knowledge of these technologies: ASP.NET MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, Typescript, React, Office UI Fabric, REST, C#, SQL, and will give you opportunities to use and contribute to OSS projects. We’re looking for engineers who can mix great collaboration skills with an ability to work independently and deliver well thought and compelling solution as part of an agile team. Join us and build great engineering services and ship every three weeks!

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years of commercial software engineering covering all stages of the release cycle

Preferred Qualifications
• BS degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
• Knowledge on .Net Framework, ASP.NET, SQL, REST services, Javascript
• Great problem solving and design skills, and passion for quality
• Knowledge and passion for Agile development practices is a plus
• Knowledge of building cross platform mobile applications is a plus

**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