Software Engineer, Principal, Cloud and Enterprise Engineering on the Visual Studio product in Redmond, WA


TitleSoftware Engineer, Principal
CategoryTesting (engineering)
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionCloud and Enterprise Engineering
ProductVisual Studio
Date AddedMarch 13, 2015
Open Positions1

The Visual Studio Platform team is looking for a talented, data-minded engineer to help create the systems and tools that enable engineers to answer any question about our customers, products, and business. Visual Studio is bringing rich clients together with cloud services to create developer experiences for building next generation applications targeting multiple devices and cloud services. We're evolving our team to become a data driven organization, join us and you'll have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in that transformation. You'll help stitch product telemetry from client applications & services to tell the story about how customers are using our products. You'll help improve our capability to derive insights from product telemetry and customer feedback to drive our business on a cloud cadence.

Job Responsibilities include
- Create the data pipeline to bring together product telemetry from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Online, Azure, and Windows to provide critical insights on the Visual Studio line of products
- Create the systems and tools to produce interactive data visualizations to view, analyze and explore product telemetry and customer feedback
- Define, monitor, and establish metrics for product/service health, customer experience health and business health for Visual Studio

Desirable skills and experiences:

Basic Qualification:
o 8+ years of experience in software engineering
o A BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

o Engineering experience building large data systems based on SQL, Cosmos, etc.
o Programming skills related to data using technologies like Python, PERL, C#, etc.
o Background in statistics, mathematics or machine learning
o Experience working with advanced tools like Excel, R, SAS, etc.
o Experience with product and service telemetry systems
o Ability to interact with senior leaders to drive product and business impact

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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