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Senior Software Development Engineer

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for individuals to help us develop firmware running on Microsoft's custom silicon. If you have a growth mindset, enjoy working in a fun environment, and would love to team up with a talented group of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse skillsets, then we would love for you to join us.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS. or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar.
  • 5+ years' experience in embedded software development OR low-level software interfacing with hardware.
  • 2+ years' experience working with C or C++.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to take ambitious and ambiguous goals and develop requirements, timelines, software architecture, and APIs to ensure delivery.
  • Knowledge of operating systems including drivers, memory management, boot loaders, and scheduling.
  • Excellent debugging skills with GDB or equivalent.
  • Experience developing firmware in pre-silicon environments.
  • Shipped products running firmware or embedded software you've written.
  • Experience with one or more of these: drivers, DMA, PCIe, NVMe, image video decoders, networking controllers, memory controllers/training, boot flows, or power management.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role.

These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check:

This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

As a member of Microsoft's Silicon Engineer Systems, you directly impact future products such as Azure and Xbox through:

  • Architecting software at various layers of the stack, from boot ROMs to drivers to runtimes.
  • Leading the technical development of low-level software.
  • Mentoring junior engineers in aspects of software design and firmware and learning from industry experts.
  • Working with a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse skillsets.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Mountain View , Senior Software Development Engineer, Other , Mountain View, California

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