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Job Category: Software Engineering: Test
Location: Redmond, WA, US
Job ID: 860831-131754
Division: Retail Stores
The Microsoft Store's Retail Technology Group (RTG) is a unified multi-channel Retail Technology organization, which showcases Microsoft technology by transforming the Windows PC, Software, Gaming, and Mobile device buying experience. We are responsible for the agile delivery of innovative, multi-channel solutions for the Microsoft Retail Stores including our Online and physical Brick and Mortar locations. With the recent releases of Windows 8 and Phone 8, the Microsoft store has become the center of attention for the company's consumer sales efforts. And, we have exciting plans to make a great splash with new launches this year!
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RTG Engineering team is looking for an entry level Software Development Engineer in Test who has a passion for quality and technology. To make our testing more tailored for our Microsoft retail stores and end customers, we have strong preference for experience in Microsoft retail stores from the candidate. Since RTG team works with a wide range of technologies, the abilities to learn quickly and deal with ambiguity are key for success. As a Software Development Engineer in Test on our team, you will own testing for specific feature areas and become an expert in those areas. Responsibilities include architecture and design, test automation development, participation in design/code reviews, creation of test tools, and helping to innovate the way we verify quality in our products.
The successful candidate should have
- A BS/MS or equivalent in Computer Science or related technical discipline OR experience at least 6 months working at the Microsoft Store
- Experience with object oriented programming, debugging, and testing skills with C#, C/C++, and/or Java
- Knowledge of Web Services, MS SQL, XML, SOAP, REST, and .NET technology
- Strong technical background and/or acumen and problem solving skills
About Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a range of software products for computing devices. The Company's software products include operating systems for servers, personal computers and intelligent devices, server applications for distributed computing environments, information worker productivity applications, business solution applications, high-performance computing applications and software development tools and video games. It provides consulting and product support services, and trains and certifies computer system integrators and developers. Microsoft Corporation sells the Xbox 360 video game console and games, the Zune digital music and entertainment device, PC games, and peripherals. The Company has five segments: Client, Server and Tools, the Online Services Business, the Microsoft Business Division, and the Entertainment and Devices Division.In June 2008, the Company acquired Navic Networks. In September 2008, it acquired DATAllegro Inc.