Senior Software Engineer

Microsoft - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)4.2

Are you looking for opportunities to deliver innovations to hundreds of millions of users that impact their daily life? Do you want to be part of a fast-cycle, highly competitive, and hardcore search and AI platform team with ambitious goals and a super strong competitor?

We are hiring extremely talented, highly motivated and productive developers with expertise in large scale distributed computation, system programming, DNN, information retrieval, and machine learning. STC-SV (Search Technology Center at Silicon Valley) Platform Team is responsible for building key pieces of Microsoft AI and search technology for enabling state of the art AI scenarios and improving the search relevance, performance, efficiency, and reliability.


We are actively working on the following areas:
ONNX (Open Neural Network eXchange) and Windows ML
Bing relevance and AI infrastructure
High performance data storage backend for updating and querying user activities from tens of millions of users in real-time
Industry standard and open sources, such as, V8, Node.js, TensorFlow, levelDB, and RocksDB
Search platform for providing Bing search technology on personal/enterprise data

Common tasks of the job include, but not limited to

Design, implement, test, and deploy a function or component for one of our online serving systems
Speeding up/reducing complexity of key components/pipelines to improve performance and/or efficiency of our systems
Monitoring the backend production systems and fixing live site issues.
BS or MS degree in CS, EE or equivalent (MS preferred)
5+ years programming experiences in C++/C#
Experiences in large scale distributed computation, system programming, information retrieval, and machine learning
Experiences in the area of online services and/or search are strong pluses.
Strong design, coding, debugging, and problem analysis and solving skills
Passionate and self-motivated
Ability to drive cross team collaborations and ship production features in a fast-paced startup environment
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Customer/end result driven in design and development.

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.

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