Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Type:Full Time

Are you interested in having a positive impact on a billion+ customersusing Office 365 world-wide? If so, come join our team, to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more! That is what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day.

As part of the Office Shared organization, the Office Docs team in Cambridge/MA builds intelligent cloud-connected collaboration features for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint across all platforms. Our focus is on features that leverage the cloud to help customers work together more effectively, regardless of the time zone or physical location. We build user experiencesand infrastructure for the Web, Win32, iOS, and Android. These include collaboration featureslike commenting, notifications, and catching up on changes in documents. We also focus on the AI/ML space, including intelligence for the newFluid Framework document canvas.


  • Working closely with program managers and designers to architect, implement, unit test and ship new features.
  • Monitor telemetry and scorecards for success indicators. Validate changes through multiple rings of customers.
  • Define and participate in processes that enable the team to work with greater agility, release rapidly across different versions and platforms, and deliver high quality code to customers world-wide.



6+ years of software development experience.

Strong C#, C++, Java, or equivalent language skills.

Excellent hands-on coding, architecture, validation, and debugging skills.


Good communication and strong collaboration skills.

Passion for building software that connects people.

Deep passion for customers, product architecture, data analysis and technology.

Experience with Windows or Mac OS.

Demonstrated experience in shipping high-quality products.

BS/BA in computer science, or equivalent technical experience.

Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a strategic global development center that attracts the region’s top talent and delivers some of Microsoft’s most strategic products and services.

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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