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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer 2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you interested in having a positive impact on a billion+ customers using Office 365 world-wide? If so, come join our team, to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more! That is what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day.

As part of the Office Shared organization, the Office Docs team in Cambridge/MA builds intelligent cloud-connected collaboration features for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint across all platforms. Our focus is on features that leverage the cloud to help customers work together more effectively, regardless of the time zone or physical location. We build user experiences and infrastructure for the Web, Win32, iOS, and Android. These include collaboration features – like comments, notifications, and catch up on changes in documents. We also focus on the AI/ML space, including intelligence for the new Fluid Framework.


Your key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Work closely with program managers and designers to implement, unit test and ship new features.

  • Monitor telemetry and scorecards. Validate changes through multiple rings of customers.

  • Define and participate in processes that enable the team to work with greater agility, release rapidly across different versions and platforms, and deliver high qualityfeatures to customers world-wide.



  • 3+ years of industry software development experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong C#, C++, Java, or equivalent language skills.

  • Excellent hands-on coding, validation, and debugging skills.

  • Good communication and collaboration skills.

  • Passion for building software that connects people.

  • Passion for customers, architecture, data analysis and technology.

  • Experience with Windows or Mac OS.

  • Demonstrated experience in shipping high-quality products.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.

Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a strategic global development center that attracts the region’s top talent and delivers some of Microsoft’s most strategic products and services.

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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