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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Hyderabad, India

Microsoft Devices Software team is on a journey to create new experiences with Surface Duo. We believe in building devices that fully express the Microsoft vision. Fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want.

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

The Surface development team is seeking a talented senior developers/architects with a strong background in shipping consumer devices.


Job responsibilities will encompass working across a team of high impact individuals who are designing and coding drivers, tools, firmware, Linux kernel, Android Framework and Android applications across various technologies on Surface Duo devices. The job is highly dynamic and involves working across various disciplines to successfully deliver the product with the Surface Duo experience and quality.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in software and/or product development

  • Excellent C/C++/Java design and coding skills

  • Proven track record of shipping high volume consumer devices (Windows, Android, Linux)

  • Proven track record of designing and directing complex architecture that spans multiple technologies from core kernel to the application layer

  • Experience with developing kernel mode drivers for Operating Systems (Windows, Android, iOS, Linux)

  • Experience with Android Applications and shipping Android based products

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the System On Chip (SOC) Hardware architecture and software for SOC

  • Familiarity with embedded firmware, low level buses and signalling

  • Hands on for graphics and display subsystems

  • Ability to quickly ramp-up on complex and unfamiliar code

  • Experience with new hardware bring-up and factory manufacturing

  • Experience with leading 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.

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. 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 at .

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