Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer Details

Feb. 7, 2019, 3:11 a.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
(new) incubation team However, Voice, Vision
Every once in a while, an opportunity comes along to connect the dots in a non-linear fashion, with the potential to fundamentally shift how users interact with apps and services to achieve more. The advent of affordable devices with voice and vision processing capabilities has ushered in an era of ambient devices for the home. The adoption and usage of these 'ambient' devices has been surprisingly quick. 1 in 3 smartphone users are using a voice assistant daily, 20% of connected households in the US have a smart speaker. However, Voice, Vision and Conversational interaction modalities and experiences at "work" are largely untapped. There are no clear leaders in this space – yet. The mission of our (new) incubation team is to lead the industry and establish category leadership with Voice, Vision and Conversation in our core Office apps. We will leverage the work in Office 365 Apps, Services, and Intelligence and partner closely with Research, Cortana, Semantic Machines and other teams.

Successful candidates have proven successes in the following: Ability to work on cross team/org projects Ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies and getting things running on them V1 or startup mindset – build, iterate, pivot Customer empathy Designing for every day use by information workers; consumer experience a plus Disagreeing and committing Leadership and influence – bringing others along Leveraging open source (internal, external) and existing technologies to speed up value creation Experience with DevOps environments Experience with Cross plat development Experience with agile project
5+ years of development experience in consumer or enterprise products or services, using Microsoft technologies. Cloud and Mobile (iOS, Android) a plus. 2 or more products/services or large scenarios from concept to servicing with clear ownership BS or higher degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field
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