Full Time Opportunities for PhD Students & Recent Graduates - Software Engineering

Last updated one month ago
Location:Atlanta, Georgia, Bellevue, Washington, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Raleigh, North Carolina, Redmond, Washington, San Francisco, California, Sunnyvale, California
Job Type:Full Time

Software Engineer - PHD


Software engineers (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Program Managers as they consider user needs and product requirements. You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions.


We're looking for PHD engineers who will bring their unique PHD perspective and are eager to apply their education to a product team. We need our engineers to be leaders, be versatile, and to be enthusiastic to take on new problems. As a SWE, you are dedicated to building software to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in Computer Science or related technical field, and will be graduating within the next 12 months or have graduated within the last 12 months.
  • Examples of coding in one of the following programming languages including but not limited to: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of algorithms, data structures and other systems architecture factors that affect code quality, performance and customer experience.
  • Some experience building software outside of the classroom environment like an internship, hackathon, research project or related experience preferred.
  • Research experience in Algorithms, Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Compilers, Database, Data Mining, Distributed Systems, Machine Learning, Networking, or Systems.
  • Some experience in Object Oriented Programming.
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment

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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