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. 


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.  


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.

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