Senior Software Development Engineer

Microsoft
1070774
Seating Arrangement Not Specified
Redmond, WA
Full Time
Pay Range Not Provided
July 13, 2021
Direct Hire

Language(s):

  • C#
  • C

Interview Format(s):

  • Not Specified

Interview Content(s):

  • Not Specified
We’re looking for individuals to help us develop firmware and software running on Microsoft’s custom silicon. If you have a growth mindset, enjoy working in a fun environment, and would love to team up with a talented group of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse skillsets, then we would love you to join us.

Responsibilities

As a member of Microsoft’s Silicon Engineer Systems, you directly impact future products such as Azure and Xbox through:

Architecting firmware and software at various layers of the stack, from boot ROMs to drivers to runtimes.

Leading the technical development of firmware and software.

Mentoring junior engineers in aspects of software design and firmware and learning from industry experts.

Working with a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse skillsets.

As a member of Microsoft’s Silicon Engineer Systems, you directly impact future products such as Azure and Xbox through:

Qualifications

Academic & industrial qualifications:

B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar.

5+ years of embedded software development industry experience.

Minimum qualifications:

Love working with C or C++.

Passion for developing low-level software interfacing with hardware.

Ability to take ambitious and ambiguous goals and develop requirements, timelines, software architecture, and APIs to ensure delivery and provide management with regular updates.

Knowledge of operating systems including drivers, memory management, boot loaders, and scheduling.

Excited about innovating first-of-kind products.

Excellent debugging skills with GDB or equivalent.

Definite plusses:

Experience with one or more of the following languages: SystemC, C#, Python

Experience developing firmware in pre-silicon environments.

Shipped products running firmware or embedded software you’ve written.

Experience with one or more of these: drivers, DMA, PCIe, NVMe, image video decoders, networking controllers, memory controllers/training, boot flows, or power management.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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.

Academic & industrial qualifications:

Minimum qualifications:

Definite plusses:

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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.