Software Engineer 2

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you looking for a chance to impact the game industry? Game Pass is changing how people play. In the last 2 years we've brought gaming subscriptions to over 10 million customers and we're just getting started. As a software engineer on the Game Pass PC team, you’ll have a chance to shape the PC gaming story for our subscribers and drive brand new experiences for your growing customer base. You’ll be working on a dedicated, collaborative team with a range of industry experience, all passionate about building best in class software. And yes, sometimes we play games at work.

If you thrive on a variety of technologies, a focused team, and building effective partnerships, this is the team for you!


Your role on the team will have you building experiences in apps, middleware and beyond.

  • Willingness to learn is key as we will ramp up quickly in different ecosystems to build the features needed to reach our customers where they are.
  • Existing experience with React/Typescript and C/C++ is a valuable head start, as well as passion or experience in the gaming problem space.
  • Collaborative skills are a must, both working with other engineers within the team and with internal and external partners like Xbox Live, Windows platform and more!
  • A love of working together across disciplines and being an active participant in a community of inclusion and respect.


Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • Excellent design and coding skills in any language, with a preference for C/C++/C#/JavaScript/Typescript
  • Ability to strive in an agile, growth focused environment where your work changes rapidly in response to customer feedback and data
  • Real passion for building world class customer experiences
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with React application development
  • PC game development or other industry experience

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