Senior Software Engineer

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

Want to get in at the very beginning of a new effort? Want to work on something important to Microsoft? Want to empower hundreds of millions of people to do more with Microsoft 365?

Our team is defining and building a completely new people-centric platform for Microsoft 365 apps, integrated with M365's most used hubs like Office, Outlook, and Teams. We need your help to shape the future of M365 apps. We need your help to define this new platform. We need your help to enable amazing new experiences for our M365 customers!

You'll be a good fit if you're self-motivated, highly collaborative, and a clear communicator. You have a rare ability to get to the essence of things, an acute attention to detail, and a real passion for enabling developers to create delightful end-user experiences. You love working in an environment with high levels of ambiguity, considerable freedom, and a deep preference towards hands-on implementation. You have experience creating software solutions to problems from scratch. You value getting a job done and making our customers, Microsoft, and the world better, regardless of which team gets the credit.

Imagine having a team whose most important values are respect, curiosity, engineering excellence, fun, and family. If this sounds like your kind of team, we would love to help you live this experience.#M366T

Responsibilities

Want to get in at the very beginning of a new effort? Want to work on something important to Microsoft? Want to empower hundreds of millions of people to do more with Microsoft 365?

Our team is defining and building a completely new people-centric platform for Microsoft 365 apps, integrated with M365's most used hubs like Office, Outlook, and Teams. We need your help to shape the future of M365 apps. We need your help to define this new platform. We need your help to enable amazing new experiences for our M365 customers!

You'll be a good fit if you're self-motivated, highly collaborative, and a clear communicator. You have a rare ability to get to the essence of things, an acute attention to detail, and a real passion for enabling developers to create delightful end-user experiences. You love working in an environment with high levels of ambiguity, considerable freedom, and a deep preference towards hands-on implementation. You have experience creating software solutions to problems from scratch. You value getting a job done and making our customers, Microsoft, and the world better, regardless of which team gets the credit.

Imagine having a team whose most important values are respect, curiosity, engineering excellence, fun, and family. If this sounds like your kind of team, we would love to help you live this experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the definition of key scenarios, use cases, and end-userexperiences
  • Explore and understand platform capabilities and limitations across Microsoft andexternally
  • Design, implement, and refine chosen solutions in close partnership with Product Management and partnerteams
  • Identify hard problems, evaluate the pros/cons of possible solutions, and drive decisionmaking
  • Learn from and collaborate with external developers to identify issues, understand scenarios, and empower them to delight M365customers
  • Become part of a talented team that values diverse ideas, perspectives, andbackgrounds
  • Contribute to other engineer’s growth through code reviews, mentoring, supporting, etc.
  • Lead technical projects, mentor others, and model the culture of theteam
  • Diagnose and correct service and applicationissues

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of full-stack, front-end, or back-end industry software development experience using C#, Java, JavaScript, or otherhigh levelprogramming language
  • Bachelor's orMaster'sdegree in Computer Science or related engineering field
  • Ability to design, architect, and drive large feature or functionalitydevelopment
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, clear communicator
  • Demonstrated technical leadershipexperience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with web technologies
  • Willing and able to learn new technology andopen sourcecomponents to find the right tool for the job
  • Passion for developer experiences which enable effective end-userexperiences

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