Job type full-time
Full job description
Microsoft webxt is looking for an experienced senior software engineer to build and deliver the next big consumer business for microsoftWe are set out in a journey to connect students, parents, educators, and skill instructors around the world, enabling them to share knowledge and have affordable 24/7 access to quality information and education on a variety of subjects that augment and compliment what traditional school systems can offerWith our global 1 billion user footprint and incredible search, ai, and collaboration tool muscle, we have the opportunity to create millions of high-quality connections between students and educators at unprecedented scale and affordable cost.
Webxt organization in microsoft has the mission of “make the web work for you”This team is comprised of several thousand software engineers working on bing search, edge browser, maps, ads, news, and other projectsOver the years we have developed deep technical expertise in various areas – machine learning, nlp, speech, computer vision, large scale deployments and continue to innovate and delight customers across 236 regions, 106 languages and with half a billion usersPlease watch this short video on our team which will give you an insight on why you should join us.
The webxt team, is part of microsoft’s india development centre(idc) in hyderabad, bengaluru and noida ( and home offices at cities across the country for the time being)The team is responsible for driving the overall strategy in search and ai platforms – spanning consumer and enterprise customersThe team’s constant endeavor is to nurture an innovative, inclusive culture to enable one to build finely crafted search & ai products and grow to be a leaderIt is home to one of the largest groups of machine learning and ai talent, not just in idc, but all of indiaPlease visit our instagram page (@lifeatstci) to get a peek into our culture.
Own and deliver complete features, including design, architecture, implementation, testability, debugging, and shipping.
Stay on top of industry trends, standards from security and scalability perspective to lead design decisions to build services right ground up.
Collaborate with program managers, designers, architects and stakeholders for workforce planning, demand planning and end-to-end service design
Build, mentor, and lead a diverse high-performance team of software engineers
Create clarity, generate energy and deliver the impact
Leading design, code reviews to ensure consistently high level of design and implementation
Strong live site focus and operational excellence
Ensure teams engineering strategy is aligned with organization goals and best practices are followed
Deliver high-quality cloud-based solutions in an agile methodology
Setting up engineering strategy for the team both from technical and business front
Ensuring that all programs are delivered with agreed upon business value, on time and highest quality
Ensuring that all features embody engineering best practices, efficient, scalable architecture, elegant design and high-quality implementation
Ensuring compliance with security, accessibility, gdpr etcAnd performance criteria
Lead the team in adopting relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes from microsoft and industry.
Use data and insights from customer and production to contribute to some technical design and implementation decisions
3+ years of overall industry experience
3+ years of software development experience with proficiency in c/c++, c# or java.
2+ year of experience building reliable, distributed systems at scale
Experience in micro-services, nosql database, messaging queues etc.
Great problem solving and analytical skills.
Well versed with devops practices
Excellent communicator, capable of building and maintaining relationships with various microsoft teams.
Bs/ms in computer science, engineering and/or equivalent industry experience is preferred.
Related experiences in search/recommendation algorithms, on-line education industry, consumer/marketplace data analytics are big pluses.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employerAll 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.
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