Principal Software Engineer

Last updated 19 days 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.As weshape the future of M365 appswe need your help indefiningnew platformtoenable amazing new experiences for our customers.

You willbe a good fit ifyou areself-motivated, highly collaborative, and a clear communicator. You have a rare ability to get to the essence of things, 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 for 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.

We areagrowingteam whose most important values are respect, curiosity, engineering excellence, fun, and family. If this sounds like your kind of team, we would loveyouto join our teamonthis incredible journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the definition of key scenarios, use cases, and end-user experiences
  • Design, implement and refine chosen solutions in close partnership with Product Management and partner teams.
  • Identify hard problems, evaluate the pros/cons of practical solutions, and drive decision making.
  • Drive long-term design thinking for systems and engineering processes with simplicity and maintainability as coretenets
  • Learn from and collaborate with external developers to find issues, understand scenarios, and empower them to delight M365 customers.
  • Become part of a talented team that values diverse ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds and be a role model for an open, honest,and inclusive approach to solvingproblems
  • Mentor and develop engineers across all levels through sharing andlearning
  • Lead technical projects and model the culture of theteam
  • Diagnose and correct service and applicationissues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ yearsofindustryexperience infull-stack, front-end, or back-end software development using C#, Java, JavaScript, or other high-level programminglanguages
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field
  • Ability to design, architect, and drivethedevelopment oflargefeaturesorfunctionality
  • Demonstrated technical leadershipexperience
  • Proven track record of customer-focused innovation
  • Excellent technical, cross-group collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with web technologiesand knowledge of modern engineering practices like automated deployments with integrated quality gates and experience working with modern version control systems likeGit
  • Knowledge and experiences with Teams app development, O365 API surface, Microsoft Graph, Fluid framework
  • Willing and able to learn modern technologies and open-source components to find the right tool for thejob
  • Passion for developer experiences which enable effective end-userexperiences

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.

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.As weshape the future of M365 appswe need your help indefiningnew platformtoenable amazing new experiences for our customers.

You willbe a good fit ifyou areself-motivated, highly collaborative, and a clear communicator. You have a rare ability to get to the essence of things, 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 for 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.

We areagrowingteam whose most important values are respect, curiosity, engineering excellence, fun, and family. If this sounds like your kind of team, we would loveyouto join our teamonthis incredible journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the definition of key scenarios, use cases, and end-user experiences
  • Design, implement and refine chosen solutions in close partnership with Product Management and partner teams.
  • Identify hard problems, evaluate the pros/cons of practical solutions, and drive decision making.
  • Drive long-term design thinking for systems and engineering processes with simplicity and maintainability as coretenets
  • Learn from and collaborate with external developers to find issues, understand scenarios, and empower them to delight M365 customers.
  • Become part of a talented team that values diverse ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds and be a role model for an open, honest,and inclusive approach to solvingproblems
  • Mentor and develop engineers across all levels through sharing andlearning
  • Lead technical projects and model the culture of theteam
  • Diagnose and correct service and applicationissues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ yearsofindustryexperience infull-stack, front-end, or back-end software development using C#, Java, JavaScript, or other high-level programminglanguages
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field
  • Ability to design, architect, and drivethedevelopment oflargefeaturesorfunctionality
  • Demonstrated technical leadershipexperience
  • Proven track record of customer-focused innovation
  • Excellent technical, cross-group collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with web technologiesand knowledge of modern engineering practices like automated deployments with integrated quality gates and experience working with modern version control systems likeGit
  • Knowledge and experiences with Teams app development, O365 API surface, Microsoft Graph, Fluid framework
  • Willing and able to learn modern technologies and open-source components to find the right tool for thejob
  • Passion for developer experiences which enable effective end-userexperiences

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.

Qualifications

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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