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Principal Software Engineering Lead, Ingestion and Configuration Experiences - FullStack

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

Job Description:

Join us in the Gaming Ecosystem Organization (GEO) and be part of our mission to empower game creators to realize their dreams by delivering the world's best tools and services from Xbox to Azure. We are looking for people who are energized by innovating the tools that support every stage in a game's life cycle. As game creators evolve to deliver their titles as Games-as-a-Service, we are supercharging our developer tools to support accelerated production environments, agile back-end infrastructure, and live ops services.

Microsoft is uniquely positioned to accelerate the game industry's transformation to cloud-based gaming, thanks to decades of experience developing category-defining titles (Halo, Forza, Minecraft, Flight Simulator), operating our Xbox gaming platform and reliably delivering the Azure global cloud infrastructure, which features pre-built gaming services. #Xbox #MicrosoftGaming #DeveloperTools #GEOjobs #gamingjobs

  • A passion for leading people and building incredible teams.
  • 10 years of experience delivering quality software within a professional organization.
  • 8 years programming in one or more of C#, C, C++, Java.
  • 6 years building Web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience building positive partnerships between teams and divisions.
  • Able to quickly resolve ambiguity and respond to rapid change.
  • Expertise with RESTful APIs, services, and cloud storage technologies
  • Understanding of data structures, algorithms, threading, synchronization.

Preferred

  • 4 years programming with .NET Framework or .NET Core.
  • 4 years programming with one of more of React.js, Knockout.js, jQuery, Angular, ASP.NET/Core
  • Expertise in two or more of Kubernetes, Linux, Azure or AWS.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Prior experience working in a Technical / Project Lead capacity
  • And we would love to hear about your positive performance history.

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.

We are looking for an engineering lead to run one of our Developer Engagement and Management Teams. In this role, you will manage a creative group of 4-6 full-stack software engineers building a broad set of Web experiences and distributed services which enable game creators' success. As a team leader you should expect to spend about 60% of your time developing, growing, and directing engineers to reach higher potential. The balance of your time will be spent coding, driving architecture, innovation, design, and development of highly scalable intelligent services/web experiences within the team, and collaborating with game studios and our technology partners.

  • You will design, build, test, debug and ship quality service code and Web applications.
  • You will collaborate with and drive positive relationships with games studios and technology partners.
  • You will have the opportunity to solve complex problems that enable innovative features across multiple devices and services.
  • You will be a role model and an active participant in a community that is creative, inclusive, and respectful.
  • You will be part of a world class engineering team dedicated to the delivery of highly available and reliable 24x7 services.

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