Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft Edge has adopted the Chromium open source project and our team is on an amazing journey to advance privacy protections for end-users while continuing to empower developers to deliver amazing experiences. We are contributing to the Chromium project in storage, networking, privacy, graphics, media, and many other areas that power both Microsoft Edge and other Chromium-based browsers. Through features like Tracking Prevention, we’re also providing differentiating end-user privacy protections that users love. In addition to core product development, we also help define the future of cross-browser standards through groups such as the W3C Privacy Community Group.

We are looking for Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about evolving the future of privacy on the web. In this job, you would contribute to standards that help put users in control of how their browsing activity is collected, shared, and managed and implementing the features in our C++-based codebase. Your contributions will have a meaningful impact to nearly every person that uses the web.

We’ve made a lot of progress, but we’re just getting started. If you’re excited about making the web a better place for everyone, come join us!


In this position, you will:

  • Develop and improve privacy-focused features that empower customers to own their privacy on the web while continuing to have a healthy web ecosystem.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively in both open source projects such as Chromium and within Microsoft Edge.
  • Help define privacy focused web standards in the W3C.


  • 3+ years of C++ experience is required
  • 5+ years experience troubleshooting software issues and debugging large codebase is required
  • Skills and demonstrated product impact in web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript is preferred
  • Cross-platform development experience is nice to have

If you have read this far and are excited, then what are you waiting for? Connect with us!

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