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Software Engineer II Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

The Windows Print Foundation team is looking for a SDE II developer to help define the next generation print system for making every day printing ubiquitous on Windows. We are a team of highly collaborative developers who can tackle hard problems and build solutions at all layers of Windows. This is an incredible opportunity to improve an everyday scenario using a wide variety of technologies. We enable app developers to add beautiful print experiences to their apps. We help printer manufacturers to create full-featured-robust drivers. We empower enterprises and education to deploy cost effective and secure printing solutions for their environment.


The Windows print platform runs on all Windows Products ranging from Windows Server to HoloLens. The team owns Desktop and WINRT APIs, user mode drivers, NT services, kernel mode drivers, Windows Server components, Windows Store Apps, Document Technologies, render components and Print Services. The full ownership of the stack empowers the team to make big/bold bets to match the ever-changing realities of the market.

Basic Qualifications:

* 5+ years software development experience
* Proven coding and design skills using C or C++

Preferred Qualifications:

* BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
* Solid architecture, design, development, and testing skills
* High-reliability platform development experience
* Solid analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills

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.


Define the next generation stack for printing on Windows platforms.

Work with engineers from global Printer Manufacturers to improve reliability and enable extensibility.

Work with 1st party experiences and app developers to drive innovation in print space.

Research and incubate new cloud-first technologies that can extend Windows Print Experience on a wide range of devices (Windows, iOS, Android)

About Microsoft

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