Principal Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

In Mixed Reality, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together—whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we’re incorporating groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more.

We’re a growing team of talented engineers, program managers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, previous work histories, life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. Our varied backgrounds and unique experiences enable us to be better at building the best solutions for our customers and make for dynamic and joyful collaborations with colleagues!

If you are passionate about groundbreaking Mixed Reality technology and want to work on a team dedicated to a culture of inclusion, growth mindset and collaboration, we need you!

Responsibilities

We are developing many new cloud services that leverage AI and machine perception to enable rich, cross-platform Mixed Reality experiences. We’re a growing team of talented engineers putting technology on a human path across all devices. As a member of our team:

  • You will work on the delivery of high-quality code components that will power the services, servers, distributed systems and science runtimes on our product.
  • You will play multiple, often divergent roles to ensure the success of our newly created engineering team.

You will work with industry-leading scientists and engineers to bring the latest AI, Machine Learning and Computer vision capabilities to the cloud.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years' experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience on Computer Vision field or Computer Graphics field
  • Experience building, releasing, and supporting applications or services in a modern programming language using a common application or services stack
  • Proven track record working with Concurrent Programming concepts like asynchronous operations, distributed consensus and parallelism
  • Experience shipping cloud services, networked applications or distributed systems
  • Proven track record of multidisciplinary capabilities
  • Strong Collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience working with distributed engineering teams
  • Experience with Kubernetes & Golang preferred but not required
  • Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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