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Software Engineer II Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Do you want to participate in enabling the intelligent edge vision with the Azure Core OS IoT team? The IoT team is on an exciting journey to enable industry platforms with a highly secure and supported OS that enables intelligent computing on diverse silicon at the edge. Are you passionate about building secure, reliable systems that power billions of devices? Then look no farther than the IoT team. We own the definition of the OS that will power the billions of devices that are getting connected every day. The team owns software stack both on the edge and complimentary services on the cloud that power innovative secure offerings like the recently announced ROS on Windows and Trusted Cyber Physical Systems. Our team is right at the forefront of defining and implementing what edge intelligence and computing looks like on IoT devices.

Basic Qualifications:

* BS/MS in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering (preferably combined) or equivalent
* 5+ years of experience developing software for shipping products.
* 3+ years of experience developing firmware and Kernel mode drivers.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Solid programming skills in C/C++ and fluent understanding of computer science concepts
* Solid analytical, and problem-solving skills
* Demonstrated ability to independently design, implement and test complete components
* Demonstrate experience designing, developing and testing kernel mode device drivers
* Understanding of SoC architectures, ARM and Intel cores, buses and peripherals

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.


By joining our team, you will be exposed to the latest in IoT and you will craft its evolution. In this specific role you will help build frameworks of performant firmware and system software for new SoC systems, collaborate with other teams within Microsoft and OEM partners to help influence how the industry will adopt intelligent edge computing. You will help build firmware components that expose unique silicon capabilities, such as secure Trust Zone, GPU, MCU, DSP to applications running on supported rich OS platforms.

What you will get: A collaborative and passionate team with excellent industry wide partnerships. You will work on state-of-the-art silicon platform and security technologies and help define them. We listen and respond quickly to customer feedback. You will ship your code often and to millions of systems. This is an exciting space and we feel this will be amazing opportunity for any talented engineer.

Team: The Microsoft OS IoT team is part of the Azure Team in Cloud+AI org. We work closely with kernel and security, silicon and device teams, Azure, and with many external customers and companies.

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