Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 28 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Windows Core User Experiences team is responsible for driving new innovation for the marquee user interfaces used by billions of Windows and Surface Hub customers around the world, and we’re looking for a collaborative, inclusive and customer obsessed Senior engineer to help us build the future of Windows Experiences!


On this team, you’ll work with our key platform, Surface, and OEM partners to orchestrate and deliver a sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows experiences to signal to our customers that Windows is BACK and ensure that Windows is considered the best user OS experience for customers.

You will have the opportunity to build delightful, polished, iconic experiences for the future of Windows as well as for our Surface Hub product line. You will play a key role in open-ended explorations, prototyping and identifying business opportunities for the next wave of Windows experiences. We're looking for collaborative engineers to bring their passion, drive and technical acumen to help us accomplish these goals.

We have a wide spectrum of fantastic opportunities to further advance your career and expand your skillset – from building UI using the latest cutting-edge XAML technologies, designing new APIs in conjunction with the our platform team partners, to interfacing with hardware teams to build the essential platform and infrastructure in our OS - as well as working directly with our customers to understand their needs and deliver magical software that exceeds their expectations!


Required qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience designing, building and shipping software at scale using C/C++

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with building UI using XAML is a plus
  • Strong collaborator and great contributor to team culture
  • Passionate about empathizing with customer requirements and building well-crafted, highly refined user experiences with a customer-oriented mindset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with “complete feature ownership” from design, through implementation, measure creation to monitoring in-market quality, and listening to and addressing customer feedback

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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