Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Real-Time Media team in Skype and Teams is seeking Senior Data Scientist or software engineers who are passionate of building data analytics into product development cycles. These data engineering efforts are critical to the success of Skype and Teams and will put you at the forefront of driving end-to-end experience improvements all the way to billions of calling and meeting minutes around the globe.


The work spans wide range of data engineering, including instrumentation, data pipeline, schema design, data processing and analysis, monitoring systems, and reporting. As a

member of the team, you will have opportunities to work in following areas:

  • Improve data pipeline’s performance and reliability.

  • Enhance instrumentations for Skype and Teams over multiple OS and devices.

  • Develop systems to monitor metrics real-time availability.

  • Perform data analysis to ensure metric quality and accuracy.

  • Analyze metrics to detect product issues, and to propose feature improvements.

  • Reporting and visualizations of metrics to provide insights to the products qualities, reliabilities and their competitiveness.


As a qualified candidate, you should

  • Have a BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related fields.

  • Demonstrate strong software design and coding skills in C++.

  • Have solid problem solving, data analysis and debugging skills.

  • Any of the followings are a plus:

  • Experience of building or improving data pipeline.

  • Experience of developing systems to monitor metrics quality.

  • Experience of applying data analysis to diagnose metric accuracy.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Perl.

  • Knowledge of multimedia technologies.

  • Knowledge of relational databases query languages.

  • Knowledge of Power BI.

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 at .

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