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Senior Software Engineer - AutoCAD Windows



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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Position Overview

At Autodesk, we are obsessed with building tools for people who imagine, design, and make a better world for the 10 billion people living on our planet. Our clients make the tallest buildings in the world, innovate on new green, affordable housing for low income communities, put rockets into space, invent solutions for bringing fresh water to famine affected countries, 3d print cheap prosthetic limbs for the needy in 3rd world countries, design and make the products in your home and in your pocket, and bring stories and experiences to life that leap off the screen and inspire the world.

Helping those teams do what they do better, faster and with less negative impact on the world is the mission that pulls us all out of bed every morning.

Our focus on the AutoCAD product development team is to continue the success of the world’s leading CAD family of applications and deliver value to a new generation of customers, on whatever platforms they choose. Our efforts to bring AutoCAD to new platforms has been publicly recognized by some of the biggest tech companies in the world (e.g. Apple, Google, Microsoft) in their various keynote events and helps set the industry standard for how cross platform development is done.

The person we are seeking for is a passionate and experienced software engineer who can work with us to combine the cutting-edge techniques and bring the AutoCAD user experience to next level. We expect the candidate to have deep knowledge of Windows platform, be mindful of the impact to AutoCAD customers when developing the product and can work with cross functional and platform teams to deliver high quality product on schedule.


  • Design and develop features that satisfy customer’s requirements

  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code following the best practices and coding standards

  • Implement the software requirement in a cross-platform way that works on multiple platforms from Windows, Mac, Web, iOS to Android

  • Integrate with new components and services from the rest of the Autodesk ecosystem and external partners to complete the features

  • Debug and troubleshoot issues and bugs using various tools and techniques

  • Collaborate with engineers, user experience designers, and product managers to design and deliver the best solution

  • Review other engineers’ code and provide constructive feedback on achieving higher code quality

  • Learn new technologies and frameworks as needed

  • Unit-test code for robustness

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field. Master’s degree is desirable

  • 3-5 years’ experience in software development. Successfully completed two or more commercial software development cycles

  • Excellent C++/C#/.NET programming skills and experience on Windows

  • Experienced in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, and design patterns

  • Solid familiarity with agile development processes and methodologies

  • Collaborate with globally distributed cross-functional team to imagine, design and create new functionalities.

  • Have a keen eye for detail and strive to write high-quality code

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

  • Self-motivated, possessing initiative to get things done with minimal supervision

  • Passion for learning and improving your skills

  • Strong knowledge/experience in Web, iOS or Android would be an advantage

  • Graphic background and knowledge is a plus

  • Being familiar with ObjectARX/LISP is a plus


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About Autodesk
Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

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