Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
October 19, 2017
If you heard “Windows As A Service”, what would you imagine? Do you imagine a continuous flow of regular pre-release updates? Do you imagine a thriving community of Insiders? Do you imagine the ability to Experiment or do A/B type testing on Windows empowered by modern Machine Learning and Data Science? Do you imagine a true SaaS model for Windows? If you do, keep reading.

Do you want to be part of the engineering team that’s enabling Windows to become a true service? Are you a talented engineer with experience building services who enjoys a fast paced, dynamic environment? Do you daydream about building large scale subsystems serving a billion users? If you are, then keep reading.

The Flighting Capability team is the organization tasked with making the above a reality, and we need your help. Our team builds the tools and services that enable the Windows organization to rapidly iterate on builds being sent out to Windows Insiders. Our team works on several different systems to complete features - from web portals, in-box client components to cloud services that must scale to meet the reliability and capacity needs of the new Windows as a Service initiative.

We are a combined engineering team owning both the traditional development and testing work for the features we deliver. We are looking for developers with a solid programming and design skills who’s passionate about working with full service stacks, user experience and delivering features at high quality.

Basic Qualifications:

• 5+ years active development experience in C++ and/or C# and .Net

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms
• Solid cross group communication and collaboration
• Web development experience is an added bonus
• Prior experience in shipping products across multiple product cycles.
• Solid design and coding skills with a bias for architecture at scale.
• Ability to collaborate within and across teams effectively Proficiency in object oriented programming.
• Experience creating, developing, delivering, deploying, maintaining online services.

We encourage you to reach out to our recruiter @Heather_MSFT ( on Twitter to learn more about specifics of our team. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and engage directly with our team.

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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