Mixed Reality Software Engineer

Last updated 17 hours ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

In Mixed Reality, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together—whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we’re incorporating diverse groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. We’re a growing team of talented engineers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. We believe there has to be a better way. If you do too, we need you!

You are drawn to working on the latest and most innovative products in the world. You seek projects that will transform how people interact with technology. You have a drive to grow your skillset by finding uniques challenges that have yet to be solved. We are looking for a strong Software Engineer to come and join us in delivering the next wave of holographic experiences in an exciting new project.


  • Work on the delivery of high-quality code components that will power the client and frontend experiences for our products.
  • Work on visualizing location and geodata
  • Partner with industry-leading Engineers, Artists, Producers and Designers
  • Work with state-of-the art next generation hardware, sensors and software
  • Incorporate the latest AI, Machine Learning and Computer vision capabilities into the design of our products


  • 3 + years’ experience in Software Engineering
  • Proficient in C# or C++ coding background, debugging ability across technology stacks
  • Experience shipping high quality 3D games as part of a AAA studio or 3D applications as part of a product team
  • Working with the latest game engine tools and techniques
  • Great communication, written and verbal
  • This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" : a natural person (a) who is a lawful permanent resident as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20); or (b) who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3); or (c) is subject to an approved license by the applicable government agency.

There are plenty of other skills that aren’t required, but you’ll find useful in this role. Let us know if you have experience with:

  • Experience with geospatial data, geo-indexing, or 3D map visualization
  • Augmented or Virtual Reality
  • Unity, Unreal or related game engines
  • Massive Online Multiplayer game design techniques
  • Working with the US Military or other government contracts

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.



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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