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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Design and build NuGet client - a central tool in Visual Studio and .NET Core development

The NuGet package manager and NuGet services are fundamental building blocks when developing for .NET Core, .NET Framework, and Azure. Our NuGet clients provide restore, pack, and other important package commands in Visual Studio and for build servers. The service hosts hundreds of thousands of packages provided by Microsoft and other developers worldwide. We focus on delivering these important packages to .NET developers, quickly and securely, while coding as an open source project ourselves. We are the cornerstone of a vibrant community.

The NuGet Client team builds and maintains all NuGet client code. NuGet usage continues to grow rapidly and now has nearly 15 billion package downloads. Our project is open source (hosted on GitHub) and integrates with Visual Studio, dotnet SDK, and msbuild. We support Windows, Linux and Mac environments. Our code needs to run well on .Net Core, .Net Framework, and Mono. Our team is diverse, with a fast-moving and highly collaborative culture where engineers are empowered to innovate and take ideas from design to deployment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Great problem solving, teamwork, and customer empath

Experience developing software using C#, C, or C++

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent

Basic Qualifications:

5 years of experience developing commercial software

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.

We are looking for engineers who share our passion for building performant client code, care deeply about customers, and pride themselves in delivering high quality software. You will be responsible for features and components central to the success of our customers and partners. You will deliver experiences end to end including design, implementation, testing, deployment and monitoring of telemetry.

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