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Senior Engineering Manager ( Operating Systems )

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

If you love the pursuit of excellence and are inspired by the challenges that come through driving innovations that impact how the world lives, works and plays, then we invite you to an exciting opportunity to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within the Windows + Devices Fundamentals Team.

We are looking for an engineering manager to drive best-in-class performance and responsiveness on Windows devices. In this role, you will lead improvements across several vectors, including the design of resource-efficient software, identifying and fixing responsiveness issues impacting our global customer base, along with research and development of novel diagnostic and tooling improvements to aid this effort.

Our group collects, aggregates, and analyzes Windows performance data across a broad range of Microsoft platforms. We take a cross-platform view to ensure Windows devices delight customers and stand out among the competition. The skills that we apply are of a correspondingly broad range, including advanced analysis and debugging, cross-platform tooling, data pipelines and machine learning. Our work is data-driven with a sharp focus towards achieving excellence.

Required qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience developing software for shipping products

Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of systems programming (C/C++/C#)
  • Experience with performance analysis and associated techniques and tools, either at the application or OS level. Familiarity with non-Windows environments a strong plus
  • Demonstrated experience using analytical, problem solving, and debugging skillsets
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity and prioritize issues
  • Strong technical leadership and collaboration skills

BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience

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.

As a leader on the team you will be responsible for building scalable designs and producing high quality code to improve Windows performance both on consumer devices, as well as commercial workloads. You will collaborate with partner teams from the Core OS as well as application teams to define goals and identify solutions to competitive gaps. You will also be responsible for working with our Silicon and OEM partners to drive performance features at the hardware/software boundary. You will play a direct role in enabling critical initiatives for Microsoft's success in a variety of form factors and platforms.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Senior Engineering Manager ( Operating Systems ), Other , Redmond, Washington

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