Senior SDE Lead at Microsoft

Senior SDE Lead Details

June 13, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
mentor engineering team Technical Director for
Minecraft is one of the most popular video games of all time, with more than 176 million copies sold. Minecraft inspires players to create together, resulting in one of the most passionate gamer communities in the world. We are looking for an ambitious, data-driven individual with a passion for achieving high impact, high quality results to lead the vision, direction and execution of one of the most popular gaming sites in the world -, the franchise's official website. As the Technical Director for you will serve as the senior most engineering leader of the Minecraft web properties. You will be responsible for delivering online experiences that drive engagement growth, complement our games, and delight Minecraft's community. This role requires strong technical leadership, an ability to direct and mentor engineering teams, and the ability to deliver projects and collaborate closely with global, cross-functional teams. Some key qualities that we are looking for:

Deliver the engineering vision for Partner with game, community, and business teams to set a short and long-term engineering vision for that aligns to franchise objectives. Engineering Excellence: Guide distributed engineering teams to architect scalable and secure web infrastructure to deliver amazing web experiences. Be the owner of that infrastructure that is performant and highly available. Platform Management: Partner with key engineering teams across Microsoft to ensure optimal technical decisions and investments are made into the web platform to maintain and
10+ years of engineering experience with a track record of delivering on-time and at quality. Minimum 5 years of experience as an engineer building and managing websites (or relevant 'live' products) including deep knowledge of ecommerce, web design, user experience, tooling, experimentation, optimization and SEO. Experience managing remote and/or distributed development teams. Experience with Azure services and tools. Strong analytical and data-driven decision-making skill. Assessing and prescribing tools and processes for automating quality assurance. Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
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