Senior Software Development Engineer at Microsoft

Senior Software Development Engineer Details

Nov. 28, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Engineering
★★
Individual Contributor
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Cortana, Microsoft translator
If you're eager to dive into the world of AI and machine learning, this is the job for you. Our team is at the forefront of AI research using deep neural networks (RNN) to translate more than 60 human languages. We transform the research into a highly scalable and available cloud service that powers Bing translate, Office translate, Cortana, Microsoft translator apps and Skype Translator. This team is a unique combination of 'research' and 'product' not seen at many other places. We have a lofty goal of breaking the language barrier and we have a lot of work left to do. We're a small, agile team, light on process, big on autonomy. We're currently hosted in Autopilot and are on the way to moving to Azure and Kubernetes. This is using a whole new stack of open source technologies (K8s, .Net core, Docker) and requires updating our code to meet new requirements. We strive to stay current with the latest engineering tools and practices like Git, VSTS, Cloud Build, frequent releases, scrum planning

Keep the lights on for the Translator service Develop new features without breaking any of the existing ones Own features from design through implementation, testing and deployment
5+ years software development experience, preferably with SAAS and .Net Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or related field Additional qualifications: Strong problem-solving skills Write clean, well-tested code, designed to work at scale Ability to manage competing priorities and schedules Desire to fix problems you didn't cause Adaptable communication skills able to talk to researchers, developers, PM's and customers. Avid learner
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