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Software Engineering Manager Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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At IC3 (Intelligent Communications and Conversations Cloud), our vision is to re-humanize communications "from the living room to the boardroom." Skype is one of the defacto communication tools used by family and friends across the globe. Microsoft Teams has transformed the way millions of enterprise workers communicate and collaborate in real time and redefining the group collaboration space with laser focus on team and individual productivity. Join the team which powers the messaging services for all of Microsoft's first party real time communications. We develop one of the largest scale, business critical services in Microsoft. Our services run in every region and we process hundreds of millions of active users and billions of messages a day. One of our major goals this year is to revamp and re-architect our services, which will help us get to planet scale and yet have the fastest and best end user experience than our formidable competitors. This includes redesigning the storage, scaling the compute, re-architecting the network protocols, optimize high volume data feed which powers AI. You will have a chance to work with the cutting edge technology stacks and infrastructure including Azure, Schema less DB, Distributed caching, Service fabric, Big data etc. Every service built must be highly salable, highly available and extremely performant in geo-redundant multi tenant systems and honor obligations for data sovereignty, privacy, security and compliance.


* 10+ years of professional software development experience
* 3+ years of leading an engineering team
* Excellent communication and collaboration skills

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.

We are looking for a seasoned people manager to lead development efforts in our Messaging backend. This is an opportunity to lead a fast-paced, high-impact foundational project with cutting edge technology. We are looking for a top performing principal engineering manager, who would like to work in a fast paced environment, building large scale systems that is resilient through changes and drove innovation in scale. The ideal candidate has successful management experience and strong product design and development skills as well be a process and people champion . You will be a key member of the leadership team: driving critical design initiatives, taking part in strategic and tactical decisions, being accountable for shipping a complete product that succeeds with our customers.

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