Senior Software Engineer

Microsoft

Location: Mountain View, California

Job Type: Full time

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We believe in the power of design to transform and enrich people lives in meaningful ways. If you are an engineer with a passion for crafting modern innovative experiences that are inclusive, intelligent, human-centered, and are used by millions of people world-wide look no further!

Join us as we grow Designer, an AI-powered design service that’s helped improve and visualize billions of designs in PowerPoint and other products across the Microsoft ecosystem. We are located in heart of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, CA. We're growing the capabilities and scale of Designer, pushing the limits of machine learning to help create the world’s best presentations and designs. The team has responsibility for the design, implementation, and testing of an ecosystem which includes modern, seamless web experiences and graphics capabilities. In addition, the team is on the forefront for developing scalable cloud services deeply integrated into various Microsoft applications. Partnering with the best of AI Research, product management, UX designers and user research teams to continue delighting our customers and create a truly intelligent and delightful AI assisted design experience.

We want to hire full stack engineers ready to take on any challenges presented and learn new technologies fast, and in addition fit into one of these profiles:

  • Profile 1: High Scale Services backend with focus on Engineeringfor ML systems - Fluency in C#, C++ or Java
  • Profile 2: Modern Web UX/Frontend, TypeScript, JavaScript, React across platforms.

The world is evolving -- we are looking for enthusiastic and creative thinkers and doers to join us to meet the challenge of delivering well-crafted intuitive solutions and products that meet the needs and beyond of a changing world.

Come join us!

Responsibilities

Team members work closely together on every detail of design and implementation of the product. From fast evolving new features to long-range infrastructure and architecture investments, you will get the chance to ship world-class application software and services. We also have a great management team with lots of experience to learn from who can help you move your career forward.

We have mature development and engineering systems. Our engineers enjoy the benefits of rich telemetry, data driven decisions, rapid experimentation and building on top of a world-class platform. Our products and portfolio are rapidly expanding, and we are excited to meet the challenges of scale, performance, efficiency, and reliability as we build the world's best storytelling software.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of software development experience in application or services development. Fluency in C#, C++ or Java
  • Full understanding of all aspects of the software development process with experience shipping at least one release.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work cross group and across disciplines.
  • Excellent skills in design, debugging and problem solving.
  • Passion for customers, product quality, service excellence, test engineering and having a growth mindset
  • 3+ years experience in shipping high-quality products or services.

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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.

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