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Redmond, WA

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The Microsoft Office applications are an integral piece of the Microsoft mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With hundreds of millions of users, no other product has the reach and impact on personal and organizational productivity. The importance of Office to the Microsoft business is equally critical, since Office is a key driver of consistent revenue and income growth.

The Release and Delivery Experience (RDX) team is at the heart of Office release operations that impact every single Office user, no matter what application they use. Every month, we release dozens of updates to hundreds of millions of end-users world-wide, along with documentation describing the security and quality improvements our customers can expect.

The RDX In-Market Release Management team owns the tools, automation and services that keep hundreds of millions of perpetually licensed Office users up-to-date and better secured every month with high-quality updates. Our experiences allow the product teams to efficiently deliver their product improvements to customers all over the world. We are excited that our tools, services and skills are increasingly being leveraged to improve the efficiency and quality of the Microsoft 365 releases as well. This represents a great opportunity for the team as well as these subscription customers.

We are a highly collaborative team with a high Workgroup Health Index rating that prides itself on getting stuff done. You will work with smart people who care deeply about creating a supportive workplace. We work on interesting projects, grow, learn and have fun doing it. We build our products and services using a wide variety of tech including C#, SQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, AngularJS, React, Azure, and AzureSQL. Best of all, your work will impact hundreds of millions of people, and you can be proud to see customers benefit from the work you do.

We are looking for Software Engineers passionate about engineering scalable services to join us in this impactful and rewarding mission. We operate in a Combined Engineering model, and our engineers are responsible for design, coding, validation and operation of the service.

* A Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline (or 3+ years' equivalent experience)
* At least 3+ years' experience writing in C# or C++
* Demonstrated CS fundamentals, technical design and coding skills
* Demonstrated success in executing against a software development schedule
* Proven ability to design and develop loosely coupled, componentized, and unit-tested software
* Demonstrated software validation skills
* Knowledge of services fundamentals and SQL is a plus

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.

In this role, you'll work with peers to design, implement and roll-out our tools and services. You will engineer the experiences that enable all of Office to update their products efficiently, make release-related decisions, understand the quality of our builds and communicate effectively with our IT admins. We partner with teams across Office, Windows and all of Microsoft in pursuit of our mission.

We're looking for a developer who is passionate about working in services, user experiences and data. The ideal candidate will be a proficient software engineer who has experience in shipping software in an agile delivery environment while maintaining high code quality. You should have experience working across the entire service engineering lifecycle from inception through successful release to customers. You will have the opportunity to work closely with various engineering teams across Office to help shape the future of how we release Office to millions of customers on multiple platforms.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is a technology company that develops and supports software, services, and devices.

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