Senior Software Engineering Lead – Xbox Live SDK at Microsoft

Senior Software Engineering Lead – Xbox Live SDK Details

June 27, 2019, 1:53 a.m.
People Manager
Redmond, WA
Software Engineering Lead
Our team is looking for a Software Engineering Lead to lead a team of 4-5 hardworking creative engineers who will help us build software for the developer community and light up Xbox Live experiences for a whole new population of gamers. If you are passionate about team culture and will bring energy to the design, coding, and debugging of our gaming technology as you work side by side with engineers on the team to create a positive and fun working environment, then please come join us. This team builds a gaming SDK and associated experiences that run across all platforms that Xbox Live reaches. Experience with native, cross-platform development is important and the breadth of our reach represents an opportunity to work across many technology stacks. Success in this area requires excellent communication and teamwork as new features depend on coordination across internal and external teams coming from service, client, and gaming groups. Beyond this, guiding a far-reaching SDK team means making

Responsibilities • As a technical leader, you will provide architectural mentorship, hold a high bar on quality and lead the projects through meticulous execution. You are not afraid to roll up sleeves and be in the trenches if needed. • As a people manager you will encourage, attract, hire, mentor and grow a team of hardworking, creative engineers. • As a product innovator, you will ideate, scope and drive implementation and validation. • You will design, build, test, debug and ship a quality gaming SDK. • You will be an active participant in a community of creativity, inclusion, and respect.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Qualifications • At least 8 years of professional software development experience • At least 1 year of people management experience • Effective interpersonal skills and a history of growing people. • Excellent design and coding skills. • Experience building developer-facing APIs to construct high quality user experience that interact with modern services. • Ability and dedication to pick up new platforms and excel on them • 5+ years experience in a native language (e.g.
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