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Principal Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

The Visual Studio product line brings rich client experiences together with cloud services to create developer experiences for building next generation applications targeting devices across cloud services and multiple platforms (Android, iOS, and Windows), providing world class debugging and diagnostics tools to developers.

Our business depends on a data-driven approach to validate that the customer experiences are world class. As such, we expect to invest in tools and engineering systems to help collect, ingest, analyze and visualize data, deeply understand customers, engage with them to understand their needs, and invest in other efforts that will help us assess value and also deliver insights into these experiences.

We use big data, create data services and web technologies to build data experiences at cloud scale. We use both proprietary and open source technologies, develop innovative engineering solutions to solve hard technical problems, and forge into new and unknown territories.

We create systems to stitch product telemetry from client applications & services to tell the story about how customers are using our products. We are building our capability to derive insights from product telemetry and customer feedback to drive our business on a cloud cadence. We're evolving our team to become a data driven organization; join us and you'll have the opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in this transformation.

10+ years of experience in software engineering with any of: JavaScript, Python, R, Go, SQL, Scala, C#, Java, C/C++, TypeScript, or React

Preferred Qualifications: BS, BA, MS, MA, PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or Data Science

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Design and develop innovative solutions with data science and other data groups to deepen understanding of Visual Studio data

Play a leading role across the division using data and models to make informed business and product decisions

Collaborate with product teams, internal partners and the community to drive product and business insights

About Microsoft

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