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Software Engineer II Backend

Microsoft

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Software Engineering
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
We’re looking for a number of Software Engineers to join our team in Egypt. You will have the opportunity to work with the latest cloud and machine learning technologies, in-house or open-source, and make direct impacts to the products, features and platforms used by billions of people daily.

You will be part of a passionate and supportive team, building highly performant and scalable distributed services.

The Teams We Are Hiring Into

  • WebXT Platform Team – delivering cutting-edge infrastructure for Microsoft search and feeds experience. Join us in building the next generation core serving foundation for fast growing demands of search and feeds. You will be hands-on in one of the world’s largest distributed systems in production.
  • WebXT Sapphire Platform Team - delivering the cutting-edge infrastructure for Microsoft Mobile & Commerce experience. Join us in building the next generation core serving foundation for fast growing demands of mobile and commerce.
  • WebXT Bing IndexServe Platform Team - powering real-time search scenarios, including indexing and searching the newest pages on the Web. You will learn new techniques in Distributed Computing, Real-time Indexing, Machine Learning/Deep Learning, Streaming ANN search, Algorithm Optimization, API design and more. You will be designing tools and services from prototype-building stage to deploying them in production at scale.
  • WebXT Feed & Verticals/Shopping - providing relevant and highly personalized and contextual information around various pivots such as news, sports, shopping, weather, and finance to users wherever they are. You will do this by building systems that scale massively and leverage latest advances to power discovery, distribution, intelligence, and insights from content. We are growing rapidly and heavily investing across the board to build core capabilities across the stack to scale out to billion+ users and devices and in doing so build tech that has never been done before.
  • SwiftKey Team - We are the Swiftkey data team, we are working on the telemetry system where we receive client's telemetry events on a daily basis, processing the data and store in centralized storages, we build dashboards which are used to generate business and product insights. Our engineering teams are in Cairo, London, and Redmond, working together to improve SwiftKey products and make sure that we are delivering the correct data and as fast as possible.
  • Search + Distribution organization includes the product, engineering, and growth teams responsible for Microsoft Bing worldwide, as well as Microsoft Search in Bing for enterprise. Our mission is to delight users everywhere with the best search experience. We are focused on creating competitive and differentiated search quality experiences, which we do by applying highly advanced ML (machine learning) technologies such as large-scale deep learning models and by investing in more modern search experiences.
  • Copilot Platform - Microsoft is consolidating the platform for its AI copilots under one umbrella, and we are part of the team building this platform. We focus on the infrastructure used to power Bing Chat/Copilot, M365 Copilot, Windows Copilot, and other cutting edge AI Copilot solutions. We are expanding our team and looking for experienced candidates who are passionate about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and can contribute to the development of cutting-edge products and services.

If you enjoy working in an agile, fast-paced environment with multiple functions, customers, and partners, and solving complex problems, we encourage you to apply.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Works with appropriate stakeholders to determine user requirements for a set of features.
  • Contributes to the identification of dependencies, and the development of design documents for a product area with little oversight.
  • Creates and implements code for a product, service, or feature, reusing code as applicable.
  • Contributes to efforts to break down larger work items into smaller work items and provides estimation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical field AND technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, or Python
  • OR equivalent experience
  • 3+ Years' Solid experience in building and maintaining reliable and scalable services/platforms
  • Experience on production scale distributed systems
  • Experience on building Machine Learning/Deep Learning systems

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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