Principal Software Engineer - Mixed Reality
Microsoft
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago

In Mixed Reality , people-not devices-are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together-whether that’s colleagues brainstorming around a giant digital whiteboard, scientists meeting on the surface of a virtual Mars, or some yet undreamt-of possibility.

To get there, we’re incorporating diverse groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more.

We’re adiverseteam of talented engineers, product managers, designers,and artists putting technology on a human path across all devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, Windows Mixed Reality headsets, Kinect for Azure, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, Xbox, and Surface Hub.

We believe Mixed Reality technology empowers every person and organization to achieve more. If you do too, we need you!

TheMicrosoft Meshteamispioneering the future of collaborative computing, and we are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the team.

The ideal candidate is an engineerwithadeeptechnical background who has shippedmultiple products across multiple platforms.

The Mixed Realitymarket is still very much emerging theability to operate in afast-paced and dynamicenvironment is critical.

The following qualities are important to this role :

  • Effective communicator
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • A proven collaborator
  • Passionate aboutchanging ambiguity into decisions
  • Willing and ableto quickly learn new technologies
  • Attentive to detail
  • Responsibilities

  • Work in close partnership with a team of diverse and talented peers in various disciplines including design, hardware,programmanagement, andsoftwaredevelopment for sustained long term success
  • Partner with architects and technical leadership to deliver solid technical designs
  • Maintain an unwavering focus on our customers and the value you can deliver to them
  • Closely collaborate with partner teams when engineering & business dependencies exist
  • Own accurate costing for your engineering activities, and execute with high accountability to schedule and quality
  • Participate actively in detailed design,implementation, review, andbug / issue triageof features and supportwell informed decisions towards business and engineering goals
  • Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications :

  • 8+years' minimum experience in Software Design, Software Development, or Software Engineeringor equivalent
  • Strong background in C,C++, C#, Java,Erlang, TypeScript, JavaScript,or Rustor equivalent object-oriented, functional, or procedural programming language
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Proven experience working through the full product cycle from initial design to final product
  • Outstanding technical problem solving and debugging abilityacross technology stacks
  • A strong desire to create an inclusive environment to teach and mentor junior engineers
  • Experience building AR / VR / MR / XR applications or multiplayer games
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • A proven track record of shipping quality products on time
  • Experience building, maintaining, and optimizing large scale distributed systems
  • Software architecture and API design experience is a plus
  • Experience building application programming models
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