Are you passionate about research and making it a reality through product development? Do you want to create something new, something innovative, something nobody has ever thought of or seen, yet they cannot live without? Do you have the ability and are passionate about straddling the line between research and engineering? Join the Applied Sciences Group and help imagine and create the future of Microsoft's hardware and software businesses. We seek very creative, broadly skilled technologists, with a talent for unconventional thinking and a track record of bringing innovative ideas to fruition.
For this opening, we are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer. The candidate must be able to understand and be adept at developing embedded hardware, including a wide range of sensors, circuits, and algorithms. He or she will work with a multi-interdisciplinary team of researchers from hardware, computer vision, and optics. The goal is to create the next generation of devices and user experiences. You will need a good eye for identifying interesting areas for investigation, creativity to generate compelling new concepts, and the ability to quickly test and express these concepts in the form
QUALIFICATIONS: Deep experience Embedded hardware development Analog and digital circuit design Firmware development for microcontrollers Programming and optimization in C CAD tools for schematic capture and circuit board layout Highly valued experience in one or more of the following Formal methods of signal processing and/or control Sensors of all types (e.g.: cameras, microphones, force, strain, inertial, GPS, Doppler, optical, ultra-sound) Software development for WinAPI and/or Linux Fluency in scripting languages for prototyping (MATLAB, Python, etc.) A strong drive to experiment, prototype