Software Development Engineer (SDE): Work at the Core of Every Product We Build
This is where the fun begins for code gurus like you. As a hands-on Software Development Engineer, you'll make decisions about design and feature implementation, using your mastery of technical tools to make a software application vision a reality. If you like to write code and design efficient data structures and algorithms to develop next-generation applications, this is the position for you. As an SDE, you'll bring software IT applications to life by working with Program Managers to ensure strong design and Software Development Engineers in Test to ensure quality through testing. Ultimately for the SDE, it's your code that turns concepts into new technologies and services. Skill Set: C/C++/C#; problem solving; creativity; passion for technology. Responsibilities: Construct data structures and algorithms; write code; test and debug code; prioritizing feature list; examine feature feasibility and estimate development time
Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET): Discover Life on the Last Line of Defense
As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), you'll own it, break it, fix it, and own it again. You'll ensure a product's quality by making sure it performs as users expect it to. Part of the fun is how creative you can be devising ways to manipulate, crush, and sabotage software into submission-while creating innovative testing technologies along the way. Ultimately, as an SDET it's your input that can make the difference between joy and frustration for the customers. Since you're keen on how things work, and making them work better, you'll work hand in hand with the Program Managers and Software Development Engineers to design, develop, and maintain automation systems for use in development and testing cycles. Using the tools you create, you'll pore over source code for trouble spots, debugging and isolating problems, and executing creative tests to find new bugs while regression testing recent fixes. Skill Set: C/C++/C#, VB; problem solving; methodical; likes to break problems down; customer focus; creativity. Responsibilities: Design and develop tool architecture; write automation systems and device drivers; author test plans and cases; conduct security and stress tests; debug at source level; identify, investigate, and prioritize.
Service Management Engineer: Run the Services that run Microsoft Business
As a Service Management Engineer you'll run, optimize, engineer and design Systems, applications, infrastructure and services that keep Microsoft's business running effectively. You would be in charge to manage information security risk and drive enterprise business continuity. As the 'First and Best Customer of Microsoft' you would design and implement solutions with Microsoft products even before it gets to the market and then provide feedback to the Product Groups. You will also showcase the design and implementation of solutions/best practices on Microsoft Products with external customers thereby building credibility for Microsoft. Skill Set: DBMS; IIS,OS, Networking; problem solving; methodical; likes to break problems down; customer focus; creativity. Responsibilities: Design and implement solutions for Service Management in live production environments. Work on datacenter servers, OS, Networking, Analyze performance; conduct security and stress tests; identify, investigate, and prioritize incidents and problems.