Principal Software Engineer

Microsoft

Location: Bellevue, Washington

Job Type: Full time

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As part of Microsoft’s vision of redefining productivity, we believe the modern workspace is underserved by the existing software solutions and we are building the new, truly modern collaboration and productivity hub for the workspace. 

Microsoft Teams is core to Microsoft's vision for intelligent communications. We are fast becoming The hub for teamwork in Office 365 with hundreds of thousands of organizations and tens of millions of users across the globe using Teams. We are looking for a great Software Engineer to drive some of our efforts in calling and meetings for Teams Devices.  This position is with the Microsoft Teams Devices team which tackles the toughest challenges in the collaboration and productivity space with customer driven shipping timelines by collaborating with multiple partner teams on technologies across the company and beyond. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about calling, meetings and cutting edge in devices. If you are comfortable working in a start-up/v1 environment, enjoy incrementally marching towards a well-defined long-term architecture in a diverse, close nit, supportive team and have a desire to continuously innovate, this may be the team for you. 

Responsibilities

  • Be a leader in driving the calling, meetings for Teams devices. 
  • Be customer obsessed. Understanding and anticipating the needs of our customers in a changing business and technology landscape is critical. 
  • Have a great understanding of applications, deep understanding of the competitive landscape and usage scenarios. Product vision and ability to plan + design various features in stages to reach the end goal in an evolutionary way is critical.
  • Earn the technical respect of the people on your team. The ideal candidate should be capable of working in the code, supporting partner services and driving deliverable across a v-teams.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 7-10 years of Software Engineering experience with track record of driving multiple products/versions from inception to delivery.
  • 5+ years of experience with at least one of C#/C/C++/Java/Other programming languages
  • BS or higher Degree preferably in CS or related engineering field

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of end to end Software development life cycle.
  • Experience in driving efforts across product groups and business units
  • Ability to work in large teams and mentor new developers to the team
  • Strong knowledge of computer science, algorithms and design patterns
  • Ability to appreciate complex problems with a thorough design and collaborate with multiple partners on common goals.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


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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