Software Development Engineer

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Xbox is one of the world’s most valuable brands and enjoys millions of players and passionate fans. An important part of our plan is to grow our global player base and our multi-billion dollar a year Xbox console and accessories business.

At Xbox, we believe Gamer Happiness is at the core to our mission of empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. Here in the Customer Experiences Team (CXT), our goal is to deliver Gamer Happiness, by guiding Gamers with empathy and reducing pain at every turn. To accomplish our goals our team works tirelessly with teams across Xbox Product Services (XPS), Gaming, Customer Support, and the entirety of Microsoft to eliminate customer pain points and open doors to all gamers around the world to ensure everyone gets the best out of their gaming experience.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will be part of the backend services team responsible for building creative, scalable, high quality services and solutions that deliver personalized support to gamers in a systematic and consistent way across all customer touchpoints – Xbox, PC, web, and mobile. These solutions pave the way to predictive and proactive support through continued investment in ML and AI solutions.

Our team is built on a culture of inclusion, teamwork, and quality. We work together in a collaborative environment to design, build, test, and monitor services and infrastructure for a large variety of customer experiences. We work closely with our client and data engineering teams to ensure we create a seamless end to end solution that is customer-focused, data-driven, and high-quality.

We are looking for a software engineer with excellent coding, problem solving, and collaboration skills that is excited to contribute in a strong team-focused environment.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other equivalent technical degree
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages (C++, C#, Java)
  • Excellent design and coding skills, with a strong emphasis on quality and engineering excellence
  • Excellent creative and iterative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment

Desired:

  • A passion for Gaming and/or customer-focused solutions
  • Experience on backend services and infrastructure
  • Experience working on cloud platforms like Azure, AWS

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