Senior Software Engineer

Redmond, WA, United States

Are you passionate about having a fast inner loop for development?  Do you find yourself building and improving tools to keep yourself and your team productive?


Our team develops Azure Sphere, the newly announced Microsoft solution for highly-secured, Internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) devices.  We work in small, collaborative groups in Microsoft's AI & Research Division to build end-to-end solutions spanning from backend cloud services to SDKs to operating system.


We're looking for engineers passionate about quality, tools, and productivity to join our Engineering Platform team and help us build the best engineering environment on the planet!  Team members have unparalleled opportunity to rapidly learn new skill sets, build pioneering solutions, and get exposure to a wide array of technologies.  To learn more about this exciting new project, please visit


  • Continuously support the team toward our high aspirations for quality, through tool and process development, coaching, and leadership.
  • Build or extend reliable and best-in-class tools for our team’s own use.
  • Shape the direction of our project's engineering system, test architecture, and release pipeline.
  • Invest in static analysis and other similar approaches for identifying issues earlier in the development flow.



  • 5 or more years of software design and development experience.
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering, OR an additional 4 years' work experience.
  • 3 or more years of experience designing, developing, and implementing automated tests for production software.
  • Experience developing production code in C++, C#,  or Java.



  • Experience developing engineering tools.
  • Experience using TDD (Test-Driven Development) methodologies in at least 1 prior software project.
  • Experience developing production code in C# or Java.


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.


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