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Software Engineering Lead Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Core Services Engineering group is leading the company's Digital Transformation journey. We collaborate and partner across the entire company building enterprise, reusable, scalable, end-to-end business applications. We are the first to use our own technology at enterprise scale. Our early adopter experiences, as well as best practices, offer an inside view of Microsoft, which helps inform our customers how to make our technology work for them. CSE provides career growth opportunities, a rewarding and flexible work environment so you can better integrate your professional and personal life. CSE employees make global impact on hundreds of thousands of customers and employees who use Microsoft software and services. 

Are you looking for new challenges or to make a career move to build on your software engineering skills? Do you have the technical chops to dig in deep into technical platform, and integration technologies? Do you want to have deep engagement with enterprise customers and directly observe the impact of your work? Are you jazzed by the idea of integrating multiple MS technologies into highly strategic customer focused scenarios? Are you interested in using your design, coding, troubleshooting skills to have an impact on design, best practices?

If you answered "Yes" to these questions, the Core Functions Engineering (CFE) - Professional Services (PS) is for you! The CFE - PS team is looking for a Software Engineer Manager to help develop and deliver reusable enterprise scenarios build using Angular JS, Azure, Restful APIs, Azure Functions, Cosmos DB and Azure Search. We are looking for a person who combines passion for customer, technical aptitude, is a team player and has great coordination skills.

As a Software Engineering Manager, you will be personally involved in designing, configuring, implementing the business requirements and features leveraging Microsoft Cloud Technologies that enable our mission critical business partners. This is a data-driven and fast paced environment - where Engineers are empowered to innovate and take ideas from conception to scale. It is a great opportunity to work on something highly strategic to Microsoft and we at CFE PS work closely with Products Group to drive feedback into the product through internal implementations, solving complex business problems.

Required Qualifications:

* 12+ years of software development experience with knowledge of at least one modern programming lanauge, including but not limited to C#, Java
* 5+ years' experience managing and leading engineering teams and preferrably teams building cloud services
* A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience

Preferred but not mandatory qualifications:

* Knowledge of Azure stack and surround technologies
* Experience leading complex software projects over multiple releases
* Ability to quickly ramp up on new service offerings and technical components
* The ideal candidate is a solid Software Development Engineer with a proven track record of delivering in a feature crew structure
* A passion for improving engineering practices and producing high quality software
* Strong written and verbal communication skills



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.

We are looking for an energetic, customer-obsessed Engineering Leader to work directly with our business partners and product group. You will be leading a team of full stack developers in this role and you should be able to provide technical leadership to the team.

You will be expected to collaborate across multiple workstreams and roles like architects, program management leads and engineering leads across CFE.

You will be responsible to lead the feature crew to deliver complex business problems and solve technical challenges to meet business goals and maintain the service health. You will also be expected to demonstrate ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes from Microsoft and industry and develop talent in the team to consume these technologies in business applications.

Your success will involve building features & solutions to be reusable across multiple solutions both internal and external to Microsoft, as well as leverage work of others through ideas and features from other solutions.

This is a technical role: you must be hands on with general software design/development skills. To succeed, you should be self-driven and proactive with a demonstrated history of solving business problems and persistence in the face of challenges. An entrepreneurial sense of ownership and ability to take initiative and operate autonomously are key. You must have excellent communication and presentation skills to confidently present to and convince customers and partners.

An ideal candidate will bring:

* A strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering principles and architecture design.
* Self-motivation and proactiveness - Able to operate independently and true ownership
* Customer and partner engagement experience with a demonstrated track record of success
* Excellent communication and presentation skills

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