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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a team of engineers in drastically improving the experience of every consumer who uses Microsoft products? The Account Experiences Core team is focused on the delivery of innovative services that transform the Microsoft Account experience across all devices and platforms. We are passionate about working together to build delightful and inclusive account experiences that empower customers to get the most out of what Microsoft and the Foundational Experiences team have to offer. In our key customer portal, << >> (AMC), we continually experiment and evaluate all account experiences to rapidly lead customers toward an engaged state.

The team is searching for a technical leader who is as passionate about growing collaborative, diverse, and healthy teams as they are about continuing to grow into a leading customer facing property for Microsoft customers. Come join us - this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!


You will be leading a team writing code that powers our web portal << >> which is visited by millions of customers globally a day. You’ll be a technical leader focused on building a team, from a core of highly talented, collaborative and motivated engineers, while setting the technical direction to deliver the next generation of the high-scale, highly-available portal. You will work with the team placing an emphasis on delightful, modern user experiences that increase the business value for the company, while defining the next generation architecture for the team, driving the updated experience and architecture across all teams contributing to the site, and creating new product value for our customers.

If you are an experienced engineering leader, with a passion for mentorship and team building, customer focus and engineering fundamentals, coupled with technical experience in driving an in-place architecture transformation of a high-scale web site while continually contributing new business value, you will thrive in this role.


Skills & Qualifications:

  • A proven ability to lead and develop collaborative, inclusive teams of exceptional engineers.

  • A record of consistently contributing to user experiences for web sites that appeal to the customer's sense of style, fun, and aesthetics, as well as their functional needs.

  • Proven experience developing web platforms and/or core web user experience components used across diverse product sites

  • Solid understanding of some web services and site technologies (for example, REST APIs , HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON etc.) and experience continually adapting to the rapidly changing UI technology

  • Experience with scrum, Kanban, or other agile engineering techniques,

  • Familiarity with the information worker customer segment and AAD authentication is a plus

Experience Required

  • BA/BS degree in CS, related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • 10 or more years of engineering leadership experience

  • 7 or more years of Web UX design and coding experience in high scale services or components used in them

  • 15 or more years of general design and coding experience (C++, C#, and/or Java)

Come join us and help shape how we do amazing customer experiences on the web!

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 at .

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