Software Engineer Lead- Gaming Experiences and Platform at Microsoft

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The Xbox Productivity and Fundamentals Team empowers the engineering systems (ES) and productivity tools used by Xbox and Gaming at Microsoft to produce the amazing gaming products that customers love so much. We are responsible for build, source, tooling, and engineering productivity tooling. We contribute much of what we do back to other organizations such as Windows, Azure, Hololens, and more. We are always looking to modernize, improve and make more efficient the tools we use to build gaming solutions while increasing satisfaction among our primary customer, the engineers that work and build gaming solutions. Ultimately, we build solutions that support and delight our customer, the gamers and game developers.

We are looking for a solid lead to join the team and help drive clarity, engagement, vision and team growth. You will work in partnership with the rest of the Xbox ES teams, the broader Xbox engineering organizations and our partner ES teams in the broader Windows organizations (AE+P and WDX) and elsewhere in the company as needed to ensure we continue to improve overall efficiency and capabilities in engineering systems.

As the lead for the team, you will have a team of about 7 people with the goal to help them on their career paths as well as leading them to more efficient and effect engineering systems for Team Xbox to use in making the next generation of gaming products and services. Your goal is not just to build the best engineering system around but one that is well liked by the engineers because it helps them to do their jobs effectively.

5+ years of experience with Engineering Systems is desired or equivalent dev experience.

5+ years of experience managing people.

Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field, OR equivalent industry experience

Good written and oral communication skills

Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements

Ability to analyze complex problems to determine best course of action.


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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