Senior Software Engineering Lead - Africa Development Center
Microsoft
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago

Imagine this : you finally finish writing that code. Now comes the tedious part - setting up the testing environment with the latest versions of all the tools you need.

Wouldn’t it be awesome to have this easily available to you?

Millions of our enterprise customers and software vendors deal with this every month. It slows down their progress and makes their lives a little less fun.

They cannot easily re-test their code as new security updates for Windows come out every month.

What if you could help solve this painful, recurring problem for around the globe? We’re building a Cloud service that uses intelligence to tackle this important problem.

We want people like you to lead building this service from zero to world-class maturity.

Responsibilities

This job might be for you if :

  • You’re intrapreneurial and love being a founding member of teams
  • You love to roll up your sleeves and solve problems
  • You are excited about open source projects
  • You love growing and empowering teams of engineers
  • You love making and testing prototypes with real customers
  • You get excited about solving real problems that impact a large number of lives
  • You’re optimistic that we can help traditional industries with their digital transformation with cool new tech
  • Qualifications

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and / or 5+ experience building online services and data solutions
  • You have experience with :
  • Object-oriented languages like Java / C#
  • Web technologies like Javascript
  • Scripting languages like Python / Powershell
  • Working with Big Data
  • Hands-on management of a team of developers
  • We believe in being experimental, learning constantly, being scrappy while bringing order to disorder, helping each other as humans and professionals to be our best possible selves.

    We believe great ideas come from a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and cognitive styles. We actively create an environment where everyone’s ideas can be heard and can contribute toward a much better end result.

    We live and breathe Microsoft’s mission to empower every single person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

    If you’re interested, apply to come join our team!

    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.

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