Software Engineer

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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Ever wish that you could make a dramatic, positive, and visible impact on the lives of hundreds of millions of users? Are you passionate about services and web technologies? Do you want to collaborate closely with team members, develop and deploy your code quickly, run experiments in production, and iterate to find solutions to customer problems? If so then come join the Word Online team to help make the world’s leading Web-based word processor even better!

The Word Web team is looking for a software design engineer to help us deliver exciting new capabilities to the online version of Word. These capabilities will range from low level capabilities of a world class word processor, to supporting new modes of work/collaboration, and explorations into futuristic capabilities for how Word enhances your ability to write.


Your role will involve designing, building, and experimenting with sophisticated user-interface, document-editing, and layout capabilities as a set of service and web frontend application. You will be responsible for quality of the customers' experience including world class performance and reliability. You will work closely in a small team of engineers to deliver end-to-end capabilities to users which will enable you to work full stack or specialize in different areas based on your preference.


Requirements for this position include:

- 2+ years of software engineering experience working in a product development space

- Demonstrated technical aptitude (design, development, debugging, testing, etc)

- Great communication and collaboration skills

- A BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent work experience

- Proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript, C#, and/or comparable languages

- A passion for excellence and technology.

Experience with full-stack, open-source Web technologies (e.g. React, MobX, Node, etc), and/or user interface development are a plus.


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
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