Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

As part of Microsoft’s vision of redefining productivity in a mobile-first and cloud-first world, 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 THE hub for teamwork in Microsoft 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 our efforts in areas ranging from performance, mobile architecture, and customer growth on Android and iOS platform.

This position is with the Microsoft Teams Mobile Clients team which tackles the toughest challenges in the mobile 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 an experienced developer who is passionate about reliability, performance and cutting edge mobile technologies. If you are comfortable working in a fast moving environment, enjoy incrementally building 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.

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


  • Solve and address any issues in the application fundamentals across areas as we continue to build the next generation capabilities for the Teams Mobile Application for Android and iOS.
  • Improve the system architecture to scale the mobile development agility.
  • 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 mobile 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.
  • Be a great engineer. You will be accountable to the design, implementation and delivery of solutions that will directly impact the customer experience and store rating. Doing this in an efficient, maintainable way with emphasis on reliability and product performance as the top concern is a must.
  • 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Software Engineering experience in at least one of the following: Android or iOS technologies, Java, Kotlin, Dagger, Swift, or Objective-C

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Track record of shipping successful products.
  • Knowledge of end to end Software development life cycle and Android platform.
  • Ability to work in large teams and mentor junior developers in 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.
  • A degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

By applying to this position, you are being considered for multiple like positions within our organization for an invitation-only Virtual Interview Day on Monday, August 31st, 2020.

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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