Senior Software Engineer Lead, Operating Systems Engineering in Redmond, WA

TitleSenior Software Engineer Lead
CategoryTesting (engineering)
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionOperating Systems Engineering
Date AddedFebruary 17, 2015
Open Positions1

The world of software is evolving at a rapid pace, and we are re-inventing the way Windows is ready for Enterprise IT to the modern digital world. Challenges exist in security, applications, policies, data, and further expanded with mobile first, cloud first wave. As a business, Microsoft built a core strength in solving problems for Enterprise customers and over the past few years, the needs for Enterprise capabilities and solutions has seen a broad expansion.

The Enterprise and Security Management team provides high-value solutions that enable customers to provision, deploy, migrate, manage and reclaim/reuse devices with rich capability at lower cost that ranges from devices of all kinds, to identities to applications, and to business data. We build solutions that make it easy for OEMs and IT departments to quickly and efficiently deliver SKUs that dynamically adapt to the needs of operators, channel partners, enterprises and educational institutions. The impact and influence of this team is much larger than the team itself.

As part of Quality organization, you are expected to work cross discipline and cross team for end to end design, smooth integration and validation of the end to end scenario. Our team works closely with internal partners in OSG and other business divisions, ecosystem partners and enterprise/education customers. The team is also heavily invested in using data driven engineering. In addition to developing E2E automation. The team is responsible for instrumenting product code, and analyzing telemetry from customers to ensure that the product delights customers. We are very serious about customer focused engineering, and are seeking candidates who can build an understanding from a wide spectrum of our customers and ensure that we are creating the appropriate solutions from each customer perspective.
As a member of the Enterprise and Security Management Quality team, you will get the opportunity to influence a product that is going to be used by a billion people. Think for a second about the scale of impact you can have. Come talk to us!
Your key skills should include the following:
3 + years of being a people manager. Strong leadership and mentoring skills key requirement.
Strong engineering background with 5+ year in building industry grade software
Proven ability to plan, schedule, and deliver quality software.
Excellent analytical skills with a systematic and structured approach to software design
Ability to provide technical leadership to the team, drive engineering best practices
Strong expertise in C++ and/or C# and .Net or equivalent programming languages and framework
Passion for Enterprise customers and solutions
An entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do attitude - Self-starter, project finisher and adaptable, congenial colleague
Ability to mentor junior members of the team.
At least a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
Additional experience with the following will be helpful but not required:
Experience with OS internals including Windows
Experience with Enterprise management technologies and solutions
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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