Software Engineer 2
Bellevue , Washington
November 20, 2017
What if your job description were simply make tomorrow better? That’s the essence of roles within our Bing Team. Every day, we bring an insatiable curiosity to the table, challenging ourselves to reimagine what is and what can be. We build on what’s come before to create what’s next. We drive machine intelligence. We help shape the future. We empower billions of people around the globe. Are you passionate about large-scale distributed systems? Are you excited about working in a system stack that serves every single Bing and Cortana query? Will you enjoy working in a platform on which thousands of developers write programs? If you answer yes to these questions, the Extensible Application Platform (XAP) team is looking for a candidate like you. XAP is the execution platform that makes available of web-scale big data services to rich-data scenarios in low-latency. Such scenarios include, Cortana, and any first and third-party applications empowered by big data. Developers compose their applications through a workflow language. XAP executes hundreds of top-level workflows from hundreds of developers in a super-efficient way.

We are looking for strong developers to work with us and make XAP a great platform for our developers. Potential projects include dynamic capacity configuration that automatically adapts to workflow workloads, automatic verification and deployment of workflow changes, the next version of developer tools that facilitates workflow development. We adopt and embrace One Team structure where ideas are mostly bottom-up and project assignment is voluntary and passion-driven.

Basic Qualifications:
- 2 years software development experience
- A BA/BS degree in CS or related technical discipline

Additional Requirements:
- 2+ years of experience in distributed systems and agile development environment
- Excellent communications and cross-group collaboration skills which facilitate interactions across
- 3+ years of C++/C#/Java software engineering and product development experience
- MS degree preferred.

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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