Principal Software Eng Manager

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Do you enjoy designing & building full-stack products that provide value to our Enterprise customers? Are you excited about building innovative technologies that protect our customers from cybersecurity threats? Do you thrive in a collaborative & a data-driven environment? Do you enjoy working with talented software engineers, program managers, data scientists and security researchers?

We are part of Microsoft’s Security and Compliance (S+C) division - a collaborative, fast growing, and fun group with a startup mindset. Our mission is to help protect our customers with truly innovative cybersecurity technologies.We are committed to defending Microsoft customers from cyber-attacks as well as providing sophisticated capabilities for securing important devices & data. Making our customers succeed with our solutions is what excites us every day! Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, prior work & life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. We foster a strong culture of learning & a collaborative work-environment.

We are building numerous end-user facing cybersecurity applications & services for Enterprise & Consumer customers. Our products offer intuitive and easy-to-use UX that delight our customers. Our cloud services leverage Big Data and employ the latest advancements in AI/ML. Key product lines built by our division include world’s leading Anti-Virus, the Microsoft Defender Antivirus (AV), and Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solutions. Our products and services are foundational drivers for Microsoft 365, and are a major growth opportunity for Microsoft.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a Principal Engineering Manager to lead a team of talented Software Engineers working on full-stack product capabilities. Key responsibilities include the following.

  • Lead the design and implementation of full-stack features/services that are scalable, highly-available, compliant, and deployed globally via CI/CD
  • Help the team in all-aspects of the engineering life-cycle including project planning, prioritization of work, and designing features
  • Support, mentor, and help engineers grow building an inclusive team environment where everyone can deliver their best work
  • Advocate for and maintain a culture of high-quality software development
  • Partner closely with our Program Management, Security Research & Data Science teams
  • Help the team meet related engineering & business goals

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of industry-experience building/delivering high-quality software. Proven track record of shipping commercially successful software products & services
  • 4+ years of experience in cloud development principles and patterns
  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of engineers
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience building full-stack features & cloud services
  • Expertise in C#, Java, C++ or equivalent programming languages
  • Familiar with Secure Software Development Life Cycle

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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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.

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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