Software Engineer II

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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COSINE Servicing and Delivery is an organization within Microsoft Azure.  Our mission is to keep Microsoft customers protected and productive by continuously building and delivering updates to the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge.  Within this organization, we are a team of engineers passionate about bringing the best Win32 experience to Windows users.  We make consistently innovate and refactor our code base to make it more secure and reliable, make Win32 apps render crisp text on high DPI displays and bring support of latest font and text technologies to Win32 ecosystem.  We are passionate about innovations that enable us to deliver updates to our customers with the minimal impact.


If you are looking to make an impact on hundreds of millions of users through passion, innovation, creativity, and collaboration, join our team.


Your day to day responsibilities will include

  • Design and proto-type new features
  • Review pull requests
  • Debug existing and new code
  • Fix code defects
  • Create and execute new tests for new and existing code

Continuously communicate and collaborate with other teams in Windows



  • 2+ years of software development experience.
  • Coding experience in C/C++ in a professional capacity.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent


Helpful but not required

  • Familiarity with kernel mode debugging through windbg
  • Background in static analysis
  • Knowledge in text and fonts
  • Knowledge in graphics algorithms
  • Good grasp of powershell and perl scripting
  • Experience of working through multiple full product cycles
  • Experience with update technologies
  • Experience with telemetry, data analysis and visualization


A successful candidate should be passionate about the job, have great critical thinking skills, be able to make the right decisions independently and willing to listen as well as communicate with others.


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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Software Engineer II
Microsoft Corporation