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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Microsoft
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Mobile and Modern Productivity Experiences (MMPX) - Phone team is looking for a highly motivated and innovative Sr. Software Engineer to break new ground as we take our products to orders of magnitude higher scale and rock-solid reliability, build out the intelligence capabilities to dramatically deepen user engagement and create a great cross-device experience. The "MMPX Phone" team at Microsoft is responsible for the YourPhone experiences (i.e. the app installed by default on Windows), the YourPhone services fabric, and Link-to-Windows Android experiences shipped on all Samsung phones, and a number of other exciting incubations and market expansions. Our mission it to help our customers achieve more by breaking the productivity limiting boundaries between devices (via cross-device features) and create seamless continuity between the Mobile and PCs. Together with our partners, we are building engaging & differentiated cross device experiences across Windows PCs & Mobile Devices, strengthened by our best of breed expression of Mobile-first experiences on both 1st party & 3rd party hardware. We are looking for a creative problem solver who is passionate about creating a world class seamless experience between Mobile devices and PCs. This position will be responsible for areas related to device pairing and cross device communication including protocol design and implementation, security and authentication and integration with cloud services and Android OS. We embrace a culture which is customer focused, collaborative, fun loving, delivers continuously and drives engineering excellence. We are a diverse team. We embrace people from all backgrounds, to help us build the best cross-device experience for people across the world. Here is one of the recent video showing our product: Your Phone App for Windows 10 - YouTube #MMXJOBS #OPGJOBSResponsibilitiesAre you passionate about cloud computing and building services from the ground up using cutting edge technologies? If so, we have your next position! The team is focused on driving Your Phone platform architecture for our customer demands. As a member of our team, you will participate in all stages of our engineering lifecycle - from initial research and discovery, quick iteration on promising concepts, solution prototyping and development, all the way through successful production support. Developers in the team can wear multiple hats and demonstrate breadth, depth, and leadership.

  • Design and develop large scale distributed software services and solutions.
  • Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through design and code reviews.
  • System design through well-defined interfaces across multiple components, code reviews, leveraging data/telemetry to make decisions.
  • Discover security flaws in design, and help prevent them from being deployed or implemented
  • Develop "best-in-class" engineering for our services by ensuring that the services and the components are well-defined and modularized, secure, reliable, diagnosable, actively monitored and reusable.
  • Improve test coverage for services, organize and implement integration tests, and resolve problem areas.
  • Consider testability, portability/monitoring, reliability, and maintainability, and understand when code is ready to be shared and delivered.
  • Gain a working understanding of Microsoft as a business and collaborate with mentors and leaders in order to contribute to cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users.
  • Focus on customer/partner needs through a data driven approach. QualificationsQualifications
    • You have at least 8+ years of coding and debugging skills in C#, C++ or Java
    • 5+ years of experience building applications and services in the Cloud.
    • Demonstrated experience with application security assessment
    • Ability to communicate technical details clearly across organizational boundaries.
    • Experience in DevOps to maintain live services and\or application frameworks.
    • Cloud and services experience, with Azure cloud experience highly desirable.
    • Excellent analytical skills with systematic and structured approach to software design.
    • Passion for building highly scalable, highly reliable services.
    • Experience with or exposure to Agile and iterative development processes.
    • Experience/background in the Cloud Security.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure stack is helpful Interpersonal skills
      • Growth Mindset with a desire to learn, a tendency to embrace challenges, persist in the face of setback, see failures as essential to mastery, learn from criticism and find lessons and inspiration in the success of others.
      • Help to create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full and authentic self, where all voices are heard, and where we do our best work as a result.
      • Confident and articulate in expressing ideas to a mixed audience with varying views and challenges.
      • A sense of personal ownership and accountability is required, together with the ability to deliver to deadlines while managing internal stakeholder expectations.
      • Self-motivated with a strong drive for reaching across teams and organizations to make progress collaboratively.
      • Believe that a team working well together is truly smarter than the single smartest person on that team.
      • Aspire to grow as a person, as a teammate, and as an engineer and help others grow. 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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Keywords: Microsoft, Redmond , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Redmond, Washington

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