Researcher – Research in Software Engineering (RiSE) – Microsoft Research

Last updated 3 months ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Research in Software Engineering Group in Microsoft Research seeks candidates the areas of programming languages, compilers/runtime, automated reasoning, high-performance computing, verification, and software engineering. We are seeking exceptional candidates who are interested in new approaches to improving software quality, performance and reliability at industrial scale. This is an exceptional opportunity to drive state-of-the-art research in the context of a diverse team of researchers to push the foundations of software engineering. 


Develop and drive an ambitious, high-impact, research agenda in programming languages, compiler/runtime, automated reasoning, high-performance computing, software engineering.
Collaborate to develop and test out new ideas within existing or new collaborations within the group and with others.
Write code to test new approaches or develop novel theoretical and practical insights.
Prepare technical papers and presentations.


PhD in programming languages, compiler/runtime, automated reasoning, high-performance computing, software engineering or a related area.
A research program demonstrated by journal and conference publications

Strong understanding of state-of-the-art in software systems and software engineering.
Demonstrable ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment

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