Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer 2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

DOCS Software Engineer II

Do you want your software to reach a billion users/devices? Do you want to write code for iOS, OSX, Android, Windows and the Web? Microsoft Office is one of the most widely used set of applications in the market today. We’re looking for world-class agile engineers who can innovate and elevate Office to the next level. Located in Kendall Square, Cambridge, the Office Collaboration team is bringing the next generation of collaboration experiences to a global audience.


Your key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Working closely with other disciplines to design, implement, unit test and deliver new features and user experiences

  • Monitor telemetry and other KPIs to validate features in Production

  • Define and participate in processes that enable the team to work with greater agility, release rapidly across different versions and platforms, and deliver at a high quality

Job requirements:

You have 4+ years of software development experience

You have strong C#, C++, Java or equivalent language skills

You have good communication skills and are a strong collaborator.

You have a passion for building software that connects people.

Deep passion for customers, product architecture, data analysis and technology.

You strive to engineer reliable high-quality solutions.

You have experience with Windows or Mac OS.

Demonstrated experience in shipping high-quality products

BS/BA in computer science, or equivalent in related technical experience

Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (NERD) 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.


Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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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