Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
October 16, 2017
The Identity Division is out to revolutionize application development. In our cloud-first, mobile-first world, almost everything about application architecture has changed. Identity is the new common denominator: it is the thread that ties users, applications, data, and organizations together. We have a big vision, and we’re looking for like-minded engineers who are passionate about delivering value to developers, enjoy a growth hacking environment, and are eager to play one of the most important long games for Microsoft.

We’re looking for strong Software Engineers that are excited about participating in the open source community! The Microsoft Identity team (Microsoft Account and Azure Active Directory) needs help driving multi-platform and open source development. Building a successful identity system in the cloud requires enabling as many types of customers as possible, in as many ways as possible. We need to create SDK’s, for JavaScript, .NET and Python, that help customers build web and mobile applications using Microsoft’s Identity solution.

This position offers an opportunity to do highly visible work that deeply impacts Microsoft core businesses and requires collaboration with open source and open standards communities. We need someone who is hands-on, detail-oriented, and obsessed with building a world-class developer experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Building developer facing SDKs and/or development frameworks on one of: Web, iOS, android, windows Experience with Git and GitHub.
• Strong expertise developing in any of the below languages, for example, Objective-C, Swift, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, C#, C++.
• Develop and foster strong relationships with developers on multiple engineering teams within the Azure Identity division to collaborate on experience development.
• Seek opportunities in our day-to-day workflow to improve quality and efficiency from ideation to deployment.
• Document your processes and workflow in sharable documents for future reuse and adoption.
• Use your experience with a broad range of technology stacks, platforms and workflow tools to do your best, most efficient work and teach others to do the same.

• BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
• At least 1+ years software development experience writing and reviewing code daily in a team environment.
• A track record of technical leadership, exemplary designs and implementations, ideation and delivery of innovative services, features, tools and engineering approaches.
• Ability to operate in a highly ambiguous, rapidly evolving environment with one-foot inside Microsoft and one-foot outside.

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.

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