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  • Posted: Feb 24, 2021
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  • Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft or MS) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operatin...
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    Program Manager - Windows + Devices

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for a passionate, self-driven, tech-savvy Program Manager to join our Windows Client Quality Team; In this role, you will help shape the experiences of all our users. You will define end-to-end scenarios, identify crisp technical requirements, collaborate across disciplines and teams to deliver high quality solutions that improve our Windows users’ experiences while keeping them safe, secure and respecting their privacy requirements. You must be a great verbal and written communicator, be self-motivated, able to make solid decisions and feel comfortable leading across org boundaries. 

    Qualifications

     

    Required Skills:  

    • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience. 
    • 3+ years Program/Product Management experience in a technical capacity.

    Recommended Skills:  

    • Ability to drive innovation and integrated end-to-end solutions through the product shipping lifecycle.
    • Exceptional problem-solving skills and innovative thinking.
    • Self-starter; proactively able to identify bottlenecks and actively seek resolution. 
    • Ability to drive clarity, communicate clear goals to key stakeholders, and motivate them to execute on time and quality.

    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.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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    Software Engineer - Windows + Devices

    We are a part of the Windows + Devices (W+D) engineering organization. Our team designs, develops, and maintains the suite of connected solutions that combine to light up delightful experiences and enable our users to work and play across multiple devices utilizing the Windows operating system. Our goal is to deliver seamless user experiences with acquisition, utilization and maintenance across multiple form factors of devices that run on Windows.  Today, over one billion (yes, that’s 1 Billion) devices run Windows, and we are obsessed with ensuring they continue to have a great experience with current and future  products. 
     

    Does the thought of potentially impacting over a  billion users positively inspire you? Are you excited by the thought of delivering top notch, quality user experiences that delight users? Are you an engineer looking to tackle hard problems using big data and machine learning? Are you interested in the challenges of building large-scale, highly available services? If you answered in the affirmative to any or all of these, then this role might just be for you. 

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our Windows Client Quality Team to help measure and monitor the end-to-end customer experience for a new generation of experiences across the Windows operating system.

    The ideal candidate will be contributing to building infrastructure that tests and validates experiences, and also aggregates and analyzes data from hundreds of millions of devices to measure customer experience with the operating system as well as to identify potential problems that end customers may face and mitigate them or prevent them from occurring. 

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:-   

    • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience 
    • 3+ years of relevant industry software design and development experience, working with a mainstream programming/scripting language (C++, C#, Java, etc.) 
    • Experience collaborating/ability to collaborate with teams across different time zones and geographies 
    • Strong problem solving and debugging skills with great attention to detail

    Recommended Skills: 

    • Experience with querying, manipulating, and reporting on big data platforms (COSMOS, Kusto, etc) 
    • Experience with machine learning tools and platforms is an advantage 
    • Intense passion for end user experiences 
    • Ability to quickly absorb new technologies 
    • Ability to resolve ambiguities effectively, prioritize and drive projects to completion, prioritize between multiple needs and adapt to changing circumstances 
    • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and communicate technical content to general audiences.

    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. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your  employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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    UX Program Manager - FAST

    Are you passionate about designing and creating solutions that spans all types of devices and engages people across all hours of the day? And do you want to work on evolving user experiences that will be used by millions of people across the world? At Microsoft we are dedicated to finding the simplest way to solve what is important for the user. We obsess about creating simple, beautiful and useful experiences in our apps, and are constantly exploring how new technology can improve productivity at work and at home.  

    We are looking for a Program Manager that’ll work on changing how people think about productivity and drive the concepts for the next generation of People / Search and Feed Experiences. We are seeking  someone who is energetic, thinks creatively about end user experiences, and has great collaboration and communication skills.   

    As the FAST Experiences team, we deliver intelligent and coherent components into all Microsoft 365 products including Outlook, Teams and Office across all platforms (web, mobile, desktop). In our work, we strive for coherence and delightful user experiences, which we achieve by building reusable and sharable components with the latest in app development and delivery technology. 

    We are a diverse, motivated, and agile team, working across disciplines and together with partner teams across the world. We are looking for program managers who has passion for design and building products and enjoy the challenge of developing for a large global customer-base, while respecting diverse requirements across local peoples and cultures .

    Responsibilities

    The Program Manager is responsible for user experiences and components across platforms, contributing to setting direction and vision for our products, working with information architecture, establishing interaction patterns, outlining designs, and defining technical approaches.   

    The Program Manager is an innovative product person with strong project management skills, solid technical understanding - with the ability to go deep and be hands on in development and has great interpersonal skills for coordination with engineering and design teams and partner teams across the world. 

    You are expected to drive a product area, understanding customer needs for your given area, develop roadmaps and negotiate priorities,  and work with internal and external partners to deliver products and features. This will require high-bandwidth interactions with partner teams such as working with designers and user researchers to define the look and feel of the experiences and leading engineers in developing features. 

    The Program Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

    • Contribute to developing and communicating visions and goals for your area  
    • Define and write specifications and detailed implementation plans  
    • Maintaining communication with stakeholders and partners during all phases the product development phase  
    • Managing goals, timelines, backlogs, communication, and cross team deliverables for your area  
    • Effectively apply service, product, market and project management skills to drive product and service success 
    • Works closely with design and user research to create, develop, and refine innovative & compelling experience solutions that meet the business, project, and design goals and objectives.   
    • Forms hypotheses and performs experiments to iterate and drive improvement in specific performance metrics.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree or equivalent, computer science or related technical disciplines preferred or corresponding industry experience.  
    • 3+ years experience from software product development   
    • A track record of creating user experiences that aren’t just functional, but desirable  
    • Background in directly designing and driving features throughout product lifecycle  
    • Experience in driving partnership/collaboration that resulted in win-win solutions  
    • Proven track record to anticipate and manage project risk, being ahead of engineering and remove obstacles  
    • Ability to facilitate the team in solving technical problems the best possible way  
    • Ability to think both strategically and tactically and strike the right balance  
    • Be updated on what’s happening in the industry and be an active user of services that changes how people connect, communicate and collaborate  
    • Be able to see the difference between good and bad interaction design  
    • Strong verbal/written communication, influencing and organizational skills  
    • Confidence, solution and result oriented, independent worker  

    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.

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    Senior Software Engineer - Cloud + AI

    The Identity division in Cloud + AI delivers world class authentication services for the Microsoft cloud. Identity engineering team builds and manages Microsoft’s online identity providers for all of Microsoft’s online services and platforms like Azure, Office, Xbox, and HoloLens. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances in online security and user management. Our work spans both the consumer and enterprise space and can be found in internet scale online services, the Windows operating system and most phones and handheld devices. Identity engineering employees have deep technical expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, very large-scale experience. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.

    We are seeking experienced and passionate software engineers to help grow a team focused on the Microsoft Graph integration of Azure Active Directory, delivering innovative solutions to support Microsoft Identity Platform's growing app ecosystem. The team is energetic, passionate, and works together like a family to create and ship these new capabilities and cutting-edge technologies.

    Also, our culture promotes diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion and is clearly reflected in all of things we do. Diversity is more than a commitment for us - it is the foundation of what we do. Our team has a strong sense of accountability and provides its members many opportunities for learning and career growth.

    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! 

    Responsibilities

    • Design and develop large scale distributed software services and solutions
    • Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through design reviews
    • System design through well-defined interfaces across multiple components, code reviews, leveraging data/telemetry to make decisions
    • Develop “best-in-class” engineering for our services by ensuring that the services and the components are: well-defined and modularized, secure, reliable, diagnosable, actively monitored and reusable.
    • Improve test coverage for services, organize and implement integration tests, and resolve problem areas
    • Considers testability, portability/monitoring, reliability, and maintainability, and understands when code is ready to be shared and delivered
    • Exposes test coverage issues, organizes and implements integration tests, and resolves problem areas
    • Gain a working understanding of Microsoft businesses and collaborate with mentors and leaders in order to contribute to cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users
    • Focus on customer/partner needs through a data driven approach
    • Troubleshoot and optimize automation, reliability and monitoring for LiveSite 

    Qualifications

    • 7+ years of software development and design experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering or related field, or completion of a Code/Developer academy program
    • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript
    • Experience in open-source software development

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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