Senior Software Engineer - Microsoft Teams

Microsoft

Dallas, Texas, United States

Full time

Engineering

May 5

Microsoft Teams is the fastest growing Enterprise communication system. It is the hub for Office 365 products. You can find more info about Teams at https://products.office.com/en-US/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software. Our culture is casual and high energy; our team members come from diverse backgrounds and grounded in our customer needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build experiences and services that millions of people worldwide will use at home, at school, at work, and across their lives. This space is going through rapid growth. People can learn new technologies and grow their career quickly.

Teams works on a varied set of challenges spanning many computer engineering domains: user experience, high availability services, security, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, developer ecosystem etc. And we leverage lots of cutting-edge open source technologies in our stack.

 

The Channels Messaging Experience team is on the forefront of tackling tough and complex user facing challenges around channels specific messaging in the Teams Desktop and Web front-end clients.

The core feature team faces regular mountains to climb for complexity dealing with cross team component re-usability, data scalability, and pushing rendering performance to its fullest potential.

With messaging at the heart of the Microsoft Teams product, all work in helping the team drive impact and quality engineering in the space will be highly impactful to the world of users using Teams. Join us today to be apart of this rare opportunity for world wide impact.

Responsibilities

  • Define well thought out design patterns and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, maintainability, and performance.
  • Contribute to the planning, execution, and delivery of your commitments.
  • Assimilate diverse opinions (from devs, PMs, designers, leadership) and negotiate solutions that work for the customer as well as the organization.
  • Influence and promote a quality mindset in our team: leave things better than you found them.
  • Communicate effectively and partner with other disciplines of the project team to deliver high quality solutions from envisioning to deployment to live site availability.
  • Be willing to grow with the team by taking on challenges of increasing scope and complexity.

Qualifications

  • Front-end development experience and a track record of delivering performant, customer delighting features.
  • Coding and development skills with experience in at least one modern web framework such as React, Angular or Vue; experience in Typescript or JavaScript.
  • Strong passion for delivering high quality, complex experiences.
  • Exceptional problem solving & debugging skills.
  • Experience with Apollo, GraphQL, Node, Webpack, or Gulp is a plus.
  • Experience in delivering in a large-scale, high-availability environment with global reach is a plus.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of commercial software engineering experience.
  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Have a passion for customers and product quality.
  • Proficiency in reading and writing English.

 

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

 

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

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