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Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Our team spans the lowest layers of the Windows OS and the platform firmware, contributing to technologies like OS power management, device enumeration, resource arbitration, interrupt management, UEFI and ACPI firmware. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to work on products and features that showcase the best of Windows and Microsoft technologies. The team is uniquely situated at the junction between the hardware platform and system software. Our team has a number of dependent teams, internal and external, which allows you to work with a diverse set of individuals across Windows, Microsoft and the industry. If you are a systems developer, there is really no other group to work in!

Basic Qualifications:

* 1+ years of software development experience
* Experience with C programming language
* Experience with multithreaded programming

Preferred Qualifications:

* Excellent communication and collaboration skills
* Background in operating system and hardware architecture internals
* The aptitude and motivation to learn low-level details of firmware and kernel technologies
* Familiarity with hardware and software debugging

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.


In this position, you will work with a team of engineers to design, implement, and maintain features across a variety of hardware, ranging from Azure to IoT, which will be leveraged by the rest of the OS or platform firmware. You will have the opportunity to develop strong design skills as you drive innovation in the hardware platform. You will work closely with internal and external partners to ensure that software abstractions are flexible while remaining simple. You will improve and monitor telemetry to assess the health of the product in both pre-release as well as released software, using this data to drive improvements into the quality of the product. Excellent communication and cross group collaboration skills will be needed to find solutions that are favorable to multiple teams.

About Microsoft

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