Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft

Principal Software Engineer Details

June 1, 2019, 5:14 a.m.
Engineering
Individual Contributor
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Studio Code team Visual Studio Code
We, the Visual Studio Code team, are looking for a new team member. Visual Studio Code is a light-weight, cross-platform code editor used by millions of developers across the globe. The StackOverflow survey shows us at the top of the pack: https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2019/#development-environments-and-tools . If you haven't done so yet, try VS Code for yourself at https://code.visualstudio.com and have a look at the extensions that developers around the world have written using our API at https://marketplace.visualstudio.com . Our code is on GitHub at https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode , mostly written in TypeScript, a few critical parts are implemented natively. VS Code is built using web technologies and turned into a desktop application using Electron ( https://github.com/electron/electron ). If you love Open Source and Web technologies, and you want to make millions of developers happy and productive, come and join us. We are looking for an experienced developer with

We are obsessed with code quality, performance, scalability, and usability. We are a quickly moving product and our responsibilities change over time. Although you will have an initial focus on improving our SCM support, you responsibilities will also change over time. Whatever you concrete responsibilities will be, they broadly will fall in the following categories: - Improving UI and infrastructure of the VS Code core product - Improving UI, services, and infrastructure of VS Code Remote Development - Improving and create new extensions for VS Code - Interact with our users on GitHub and on social
Basic Qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering 5+ years of experience as sofatware engineer 3+ years of experience in a technical leadership role Preferred Qualifications: Strong TypeScript/JavaScript and node.js skills Excellence in algorithms and data structures Demonstrated strong experience in developing SCM tooling Demonstrated experience in working on large complex code bases (any programming language) Demonstrated strong engagement in an OSS project on GitHub More about you: - You have a passion for great developer tools and enjoy working with developers. - You
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