SDET 2, Microsoft Devices Group on the Microsoft Surface product in Redmond, WA

TitleSDET 2
CategoryTesting (engineering)
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
ProductMicrosoft Surface
Date AddedJanuary 17, 2015
Open Positions1

Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on building devices that fully express the Windows vision. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role & Opportunity:

The Surface Team is seeking qualified candidate for a SDET with experience in application testing to come on the team. This person will help set the direction for Surface specific applications for the team and own this area for this exciting, and hardworking team. We are looking for a person that is enthusiastic about testing and has experience in UI and Functional testing. You will be responsible for the owning the testing of the Surface applications by developing the right test plans, Create test automation, processes, infrastructure, metrics, and goals within this area. This person will be someone to lead our app test strategy and to work across the team to driver for results that hold the right quality bar for the customer. This is a fast pace team and the ability to be dynamic and have a do anything to get it done attitude is a must. This is an opportunity to come on at the near ground level for the Surface application and set the direction and process that will have direct user impact. Come and help impact the customer experience.


4+ years' experience as a tester

4+ Coding and debugging skills in C# and C++

Experience in engaging and managing across PM and development teams

Participated in designing, implementing, launching and sustain multiple product releases

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Project management skills

Ability to write test documentation such as test plans, procedures, and reports

A Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent industry experience


Strong experiences in fluid and ambiguous problem spaces

Firmware testing and debugging experienced

Testing or development experience of Windows 8 application (WinJs, WWA, HTML,JS,WinJS,C#)Good to have accessibility testing experience

Windows System level debugging and troubleshooting.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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