Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

March 11, 2024
Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 08, 2024

Work site: Up to 50% work from home

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Software Engineering

Discipline: Software Engineering

Employment type: Full-Time


At our core, we are passionate about shaping the future of operating systems, with a specific focus on device connectivity technologies. Our team thrives on innovation, collaboration, and creating robust solutions that impact billions of users worldwide. If you’re eager to contribute to this mission and work alongside a diverse team of friendly developers, look no further!
We are seeking a developer who shares our passion for systems programming. As part of our team, you will play a role in advancing the Windows Driver Kit (WDK). WDK enables the development, testing, and deployment of drivers for the Windows OS. It includes documentation, sample code, build environments, and tools designed to help driver developers create drivers for various versions of Windows. By leveraging the power of the Rust programming language, our mission is to further enhance platform reliability and security.


  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field.
  • Excellent coding skills in C/C++
  • Background in systems programming, including experience with low-level APIs, memory management, and kernel-mode development.
  • Willingness to learn, and a proactive and positive attitude.
  • Strong collaboration skills, able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and computer science basics
  • Proficiency in Rust programming language, with experience in writing idiomatic, and safe Rust code.
  • Proficiency in Windows Driver Frameworks (WDF), Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) or User-Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) is preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with Windows Internals, understanding the Windows kernel architecture, I/O subsystem, and device drivers.
  • Knowledge of hardware interfaces, bus protocols (such as USB, PCI), and device communication.



  • Work with a team to design, implement, and test features in your assigned area.
  • Build features with high standards of performance, security, and reliability.
  • Work autonomously and collaboratively with teams in different locations.
  • Follow Agile or similar methodologies to deliver quality products.
  • Guide and support your peers to improve their skills and the team culture.