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Software Engineering Lead Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Core Services Engineering builds and manages the critical products and services that Microsoft runs on. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day. Core Services Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, large-scale experience with Microsoft and industry solutions. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

Modern Enterprise Services for Hosting (MESH) team focuses on building modern, scalable, enterprise services to transform the hosting and infrastructure services experience for the product engineering and sales & services communities worldwide. MESH services are vision lead and strive to find new and better ways of transforming disparate hosting services with the promise of delivering the best experience and value to customer. As part of digital transformation strategy, we are building hybrid Azure experiences for our end users across the company as well as automation (micro services) and analytics to propel the hosting experiences in new ways and to provide strategic differentiation and competitive advantage to our product teams. Apart from hybrid cloud solutions, we are also focused on creating cutting edge customer experience services for our global audience to help them interact with physical layer of a very diverse hosting environment through DIY software services. If you are passionate about making your Microsoft peers, Microsoft products and Microsoft customers successful, come be a part of the team that does this day in and day out with a customer first obsession.

Your role as Software Engineer lead will have you leading a passionate group of software engineers to develop modern, secure and scalable services, Your technical design, architecture, software engineering and mentorship skills will be put to good use. Existing experience with Windows development will be helpful; understanding of the C#, PowerShell, Azure, JavaScript application environment as well as SQL development are highly valued. Designing and developing modern and intelligent online services or customer engagement solutions will be a plus. As the Software Engineer lead you will interact across all aspects of the organization looking for opportunities for improvement. Thus, strong communication and collaboration skills are a must. If you thrive on a variety of technologies, a focused team, and building effective partnerships, this is the team for you!


* 10+ years of professional software development experience
* 5+ years of leading software / engineering teams
* Real passion for bringing value and modern solutions
* A love of leading people, building an incredible team, and cultivating a community of inclusion and respect
* Exceptional skill at working across teams and divisions, with a history of building positive partnerships between groups
* The mindset to strive in an agile environment where your work changes rapidly in response to customer feedback and data

Strong pluses:

* Excellent UX design and coding skills
* Experience with building automated test suites for unit, acceptance and Q/A testing
* Ability and desire to pick up new platforms and excel on them
* BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred


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.

* Ultimately responsible for designing and engineering intelligent and modern services for infrastructure hosting
* Lead a team of engineers, providing technical and career coaching to help them grow their skills and careers.
* Manage team backlog and dependencies by working closely with partners across the organization
* Be a thought leader and visionary to help develop the best of the breed products and services
* Build a mature DevOps team leveraging modern engineering toolset and practices including Agile.
* Drive a customer-focused strategy that leverages experimentation to make the right long-term product trade-offs.
* Participate in and contribute initiatives toward building a healthy and inclusive team culture where everyone can participate and contribute in an authentic way

About Microsoft

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