Software Engineer

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The OneNote team at Microsoft is responsible for OneNote, Sticky Notes, and some other cool future stuff we can’t talk about yet. Our mission is to empower people to Remember, Think, Organize, and Act so they can Achieve More with less effort. We want to bring outstanding tools for capturing information, refining thoughts, and sharing ideas to every single person in the world so everyone can be more creative.

The OneNote Services and Insights team owns all of the OneNote mid-tier and user facing services that deliver experiences across our client including the sync engine powering OneNote.

Your work will tie into Azure and Office 365 - Microsoft’s big, bold bets in the cloud - and will be critical to winning modern cloud-first and mobile-first workloads across Consumer, Education, and Commercial.

We are looking for people with a ton of passion, a desire to try big things, people who have a lot of curiosity and are not afraid to jump in to some seriously hard problems, organize the work, and get results. The most important trait we look for is raw passion for technology and for the space that we are in. We are looking for a leader who has passion on improving and driving efficiency across services while delivering an amazing customer experience. We are deeply partnering with senior leaders across SharePoint, OneDrive, Education and Azure to continue building the next generation of OneNote Services.


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain high-quality code in an iterative and rapid manner to build and improve the experience, infrastructure, services, and related systems for the OneNote Sync Pipeline, working in crews of 2-6 people
  • Improve COGS, performance, and reliability
  • Be highly motivated and demonstrate willingness to learn and to grow within the role
  • Demonstrate passion for quality with customer empathy


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