Senior Software Engineer - Microsoft Studios, Operations on the Xbox product in Redmond, WA


TitleSenior Software Engineer - Microsoft Studios
CategoryHardware engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionOperations
ProductXbox
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

The future of large scale entertainment services has just begun and it is getting a whole lot more interesting - now you can join in. Are you passionate about the future of entertainment? Would you like to make all of Microsoft Studios' games to play better, be more engaging and fun for consumers and generate more revenue for the company? Are you ready for the challenge of joining the future of entertainment at Microsoft?

Microsoft Studios' Technology Services Organization (STS) is at the forefront of the services and tech used to drive improvements across all of Microsoft's games and platforms, providing key components in engineering systems, telemetry, experimentation, analytics, content and hosted services. You will be responsible for both the creation of new technology as well as a sustainable, scalable program that allows the team to respond quickly to more and more partners with rapidly evolving requirements. You will be on the front lines with business critical partners, working across the entire Microsoft Studios organization to ensure the right functionality is exposed in a consistent, scalable and sustainable way.

As a member of Microsoft Studios' STS team, you will:

- Be at the heart of Microsoft's entertainment strategy, working closely with critical partners including both internal and external premier game developers
- Develop new online services and integrate services into multiple platforms
- Have the opportunity to solve complex problems that allow for innovative features across multiple devices and services
- Work on premier, innovative 1st party game and entertainment titles developed and published by Microsoft Studios
- Be a key contributor in driving a culture of hosted services that delivers dynamic, highly personalized and social entertainment experiences
- Be joining a successful, growing and profitable business
- Be a member of an organization that provides ample opportunity for growth

Qualifications/Skills
- Multitask between projects and teams fluidly
- 7+ years of software engineering experience
- A history of successful implementation and timely shipment of high quality products is required, preferably experience building scalable, secure, high-performance, multi-threaded server applications & services
- Azure experience and a passion for gaming desired
- Prior experience developing and managing an SDK program, preferably service based
- Strong debugging skills in a multi-threaded environment
- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

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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