Software Engineer 2


Location: Bellevue, Washington

Job Type: Full time


Microsoft Teams is core to Microsoft's vision for intelligent communications and productivity pane into modern workplace. 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. Microsoft Teams now has 80+ M daily users, cementing it as the fastest growing business application in Microsoft history.

We are looking for a Software Engineer 2 to provide technical leadership and drive implementation of client release and feature flighting across multiple platforms, devices, and operating systems. Our infrastructure allows partner teams to deliver a new feature to millions of users in the order of minutes in an automated fashion. We utilize big data to understand customer usage, enable rapid detection and debugging of issues

Our culture is inclusive, casual and high energy; our team members come from diverse backgrounds, thrive through teamwork, and are grounded in our customer needs. The team collaboration space is going through rapid growth. People can learn new technologies and grow their career quickly.

About us:

  • We’re a savvy group of generalizing specialists; we blend years of software engineering expertise with some of the newest and most popular tools, frameworks and methodologies to empower an entire organization to build great software
  • We love open source; grunt, gulp, yarn, and node are part of our everyday vocabulary, but we’re not dogmatic about technologies – the best tool for the job is always the right tool
  • We pride ourselves in building smart systems and tools which make our fellow engineers more productive every day and enables them to ship high quality code to our customer continuously
  • We use Teams to ship Teams. Our tools are integrated into the product itself

About you:

  • You’re familiar with CI/CD practices and have an opinion on how to apply them at scale.
  • You have a strong sense of craftsmanship in the solutions you create and an idea about how software should and should not be built & released
  • You’re not afraid to push code to production
  • You believe that a task worth doing is a task worth automating
  • You seek out opportunities to learn new skills and technologies
  • You think ahead and build for the future and aren’t afraid of ambiguous challenges
  • You have a history of driving successful cross-organizational initiatives


  • Design, develop and maintain engineering infrastructure, tools and services that powers the CI/CD/feature flighting for Microsoft Teams across different clients/platforms
  • Champion best practices, tools and processes for a data-driven, quality-focused release of Microsoft Teams as frequently as possible to our customers
  • Build tools/bots to improve developer productivity, contribute ideas to continuously improve our systems and drive actionable feedback on code and product quality
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop overall product vision as well as strategies on how to realize the vision by identifying technical challenges & proposing solutions



  • 3+ years hands on development experience
  • Hands-on experience coding in an object-oriented programming language, with some knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript/NodeJS/.Net. Experience with Azure PaaS & Services is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving & debugging skills
  • Good track record of working with partner teams and a mindset to get things done the right way
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive for reaching across teams and organizations to make progress collaborative
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering OR equivalent years of work 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.

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