Software Engineer Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Software Engineer Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 14, 2024

Work site: Microsoft on-site only

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Software Engineering

Discipline: Software Engineering

Employment type: Full-Time


Microsoft MXP Software team is on a journey to create new experiences with Android devices. We believe in building devices that fully express Microsoft vision. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want & to create an ecosystem for easy data access to the user.

Creating these new experiences and devices involves close partnership between hardware, software, QA engineers, designers, and manufacturing along with the various industry partners that closely collaborate to create industry defining firsts. Our obsession with the right experience with our passion to enable everyone to do and be their best is reflected in the devices we power. Come join us as we build an organization that scales with the challenges of creating new experiences and improving existing ones.

The MXP development team is seeking a talented Software Engineer with a strong background in shipping consumer/IOT devices.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience in software and/or product development
  • Experience in development in Android frameworks, Native frameworks, Userspace and Kernel mode drivers for SoC on Operating systems (Android, Linux)
  • Excellent C/C++/Java design and coding skills
  • Proven track record of designing and directing complex architecture that spans multiple technologies from core kernel to the application layer.
  • Operating system Internals (Linux, Android)
  • Experience with shipping Android based products.
  • Proven track record of shipping high volume consumer devices (Windows, Android, Linux)
  • BS or equivalent experience

Additional Qualification: 

  • Familiarity with Android Key Master and Keystore API
  • Experience of working with Trusted Execution Environment
  • Familiar with Trust Zone, PKI, and Cryptography
  • Experience of working with Android Frameworks
  • Familiarity with the System on Chip (SOC) Hardware architecture and software for SOC.
  • Familiarity with embedded firmware.
  • Ability to quickly ramp up complex and unfamiliar code.
  • Experience with new hardware bring-up and factory manufacturing.
  • Experience of dealing in geographically diverse teams.
  • Ability to handle the debugger well to quickly identify and resolve issues spanning multiple subsystems.
  • Experience with embedded system software development, especially at a system architectural level.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and self-driven.
  • High tolerance to ambiguity and ability make progress in the face of it.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across multiple disciplines and functions (PM, Test, Hardware Engineers, etc.)
  • Some domestic and international travel will be necessary.


Job responsibilities will encompass working across a team of high impact individuals who are designing and coding Drivers, Tools, Firmware, Linux Kernel, Trusted application, Android Framework, Services and Android applications. The job is highly dynamic and involves working across various disciplines to successfully deliver the platform with great experience and quality.