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Software Engineer II Microsoft
Cambridge, MA

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Be a part of a team that values collaboration and the idea of working better together. Come to help us to make great tools that empower developers to build great software and have fun doing it. We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is tenacious about understanding what developers need and brings positive energy to help the team move forward. You'll work closely with the .NET Core and Xamarin teams on shaping foundational pieces of these platforms.

Your primary responsibilities will be working on the LLVM code-generation backed for .NET Core that powers Xamarin Mobile platform and WebAssembly solution as well as other .NET Core workloads. This includes the ahead-of-time compiler, LLVM optimisations pipeline, cross-platform support, and integration with existing and new products. If you are passionate about developers' tools, relentless about making any code faster, excited by continually learning in an ever-changing environment and market, and above all love to focus on customers and building products they love, we want to hear from you!

We expect you to be an expert on .NET and API design, including developing libraries and toolkits with a large number of users. We are looking for a strong technical engineer who also has high passion and empathy for customers, delivering high-quality customer value and a growth mindset.

Basic Qualifications:

5+ years of professional experience designing and developing high-quality software in C/C++ or C#

2+ years of experience developing compilers (LLVM / .NET CoreCLR is preferred) or system software (OS)

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

Experience contributing to the Open Source community

Ability to collaborate with distributed teams across the globe

Excellent communication skills including high English proficiency

Experience with developing or contributing to an open source project

Experience working with the GitHub repository

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.

Use creativity, teamwork, and accountability to master new complex technical area

Design, develop and test new features and bug fixes

Analyze how your code and features are performing in production to influence future product decision

Work in a culture of continuous improvement, adaptation, reflection and growth

Collaborate with open source community on .NET Core and Mono projects

Work both independently and collaboratively to achieve set goals

About Microsoft

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