Microsoft – Software Engineer II

August 11, 2023
Microsoft – Software Engineer II

Job Description

The Web Experiences Team (WebXT) at Microsoft is accelerating innovation to enable engaging web experience products for every person. As part of the Bing Search Engine team, we focus on doing this at web-scale impacts billions of queries per day and millions of users. If you are excited and passionate about running end to end experiments, creating substantial impact, you will find a home in our team.

We are looking for Software Engineers who are excited to work on solving problems on an internet scale. An ideal candidate will have a good understanding of building distributed systems with a focus on building services and data pipelines. We hire people excited to solve the hard problems, eager to work in a larger team of data scientists and engineers and ready to make an impact on how the web works.

About WebXT:

WebXT organization in Microsoft has the mission of “Make the web work for you”. This team is comprised of several thousand software engineers working on Bing search, Edge browser, Maps, Ads, News, and other projects. Over the years we have developed deep technical expertise in various areas – Machine learning, NLP, speech, computer vision, large scale deployments and continue to innovate and delight customers across 236 regions, 106 languages and with half a billion users. Please watch this short video on our team which will give you an insight on why you should join us.

The WebXT Team, is part of Microsoft’s India Development Centre(IDC) in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Noida (and home offices at cities across the country for the time being). The team is responsible for driving the overall strategy in search and AI Platforms – spanning consumer and enterprise customers. The team’s constant endeavor is to nurture an innovative, inclusive culture to enable one to build finely crafted Search & AI products and grow to be a leader. It is home to one of the largest groups of machine learning and AI talent, not just in IDC, but all of India. ​​​​​​​ Please visit our Instagram page (@lifeatstci) to get a peek into our culture.

Required qualifications and skills:

4+ years of professional experience in building large scale distributed systems and services.
3+ years of experience developing in one or more of the following programming languages: C#/Java/C++/C etc.
Experience building large scale consumer web applications serving millions of customers is a definite plus.
Excellent communication and collaborative skills.
Additional/Preferred Skills:

BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or related engineering field.
Experience with Machine Learning and Natural Language processing.

Design, develop, test, and deploy scalable and always available services which deliver high performance applications and services.
Ability to design and build an efficient data pipeline that can run at scale.
Obsession about the impact on customer experience.
Collaborate with different teams across discipline to achieve the above.