We are looking for an extraordinary engineer to help us build the cloud services that will make Xbox Live the safest, most fun gaming community for everyone. You will join a hardworking group of engineers building the services
According to Microsoft Gaming EVP Phil Spencer: "The number of people in the last 30 days that have engaged with an Xbox Live game on either Windows or Xbox 360 or Xbox One is the critical factor for our team to gauge our success". Do you want to be among the front runners to deliver this mission? Do you ideate in the consumer space followed by meticulous engineering? Do you thrive in a bold product landscape and lead with innovation? If the answer is yes - the Xbox Live team is looking for you.
Xbox Live is an outstanding place to work - for every gamer, and every non-gamer with a real passion for deeply understanding our current and future gaming fans. It is a place where we recognize that we are better when we work together, and even better still when we lift and grow one another. We are made stronger by our array of dynamic perspectives and ideas. And we have fun, a lot of fun. You should join us.
* 5+ years of professional software development experience. * Authentic customer obsession, and a love for delivering delightful consumer experiences. * Strong problem solving and debugging skills associated with production cloud services. * Sincere love for the product and seeks out opportunity to ideate and follow through with execution.
* BA/BS or advanced degree in computer science preferred but not required. * Experience in cloud computing and distributed systems. * Experience with integrating services with different client side architectures, caching, experimentation etc. * Familiarity with Gaming, Messaging and Social Network domains. * A strong performance history.
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, develop, and test low-latency, scalable services used by millions of excited customers. * Chip in to and learn from a wider community of developers at Xbox to innovate and craft excellent services for our customers. * Integrate and solve cloud services used in numerous customer experiences across multiple platforms. * As a product innovator, you will ideate, scope, and drive implementation and validation.
We do not have a fixed list of requirements. You deeply understand what excites our existing users and what motivates new users to join our gaming community. You are excited for the end to end experience. You implement fast, flight to a target set of users, collect data from real users, iterate, pivot and repeat - this is the DNA of our development culture.
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