Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
November 17, 2016

We are inventing the world’s most advanced experiences across our devices and developing creative new scenarios based on future form factors and customer-led product design. The Windows Experiences Studio is looking for engineering pioneers to help Windows Experiences lead the world in the next era of computing.

You’ll be responsible for delivering extraordinary experiences across PC, Phone, Tablet, Xbox, Surface Hub, and HoloLens. We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer on the Windows Maps Team that is excited to work in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment inventing, designing, and building elite mapping and location based experiences for Windows devices. We will cultivate strong partnerships with Microsoft services and help drive a rich ecosystem of 1st and 3rd party applications. You will be challenged and you will develop technologies for millions of users on multiple platforms.

Together we will:

Develop and deliver mapping platform technology to enable a vibrant app ecosystem

Foster a collaborative relationship with Windows Core and Bing Maps to drive platform capability and extensibility o Work with other 1st party experiences to drive unique shared innovation which builds on their collective strengths

Research and incubate new technologies that can be extended across Windows experiences on a wide range of Windows devices

You are a great fit for this position if you:

Have demonstrated a history of strong engineering practices

Have experience driving engineering and architectural standards

Have excellent communication skills with the ability to work across discipline and across teams to achieve business goals o Are passionate about driving collaborative innovation across teams and products

Embrace creativity and influence positive change to improve efficiency and impact


BS or higher degree in Computer Engineering or Science

3+ year experience C/C++ or C#

Useful Experience:

History of building and shipping applications (XAML experience valued)

Experience in mapping or location based platforms and user experiences

Experience building operating system platform technologies

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


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