Come join the fastest growing SaaS application in Microsoft history! Microsoft Teams is an award winning (Best of Enterprise Connect 2018 and 2019, 2 years in a row) chat-based application in Office 365. It is the hub for teamwork, giving teams instant access to everything they need right inside Office 365. Microsoft Teams is the canvas that keeps all your content, tools, people, and conversations together in one place. It is the most popular multi-modal collaboration (chat, audio, video, and meetings) solution in the marketplace. There is so much more that we have planned and will need your help in this exciting endeavor!
Teams Forefront group is the owner of most Teams' in-meeting experiences for the end users. We build world-class frontend apps at scale. Here are some highlighted feature squads
Meeting Stage - the most advanced meeting grids/galleries on the market
Screenshare - crucial tooling collaboration in the remote environment. We don't stop just there keeping the innovation going
Together Mode - the best way to get rid of "meetings fatigue" or hang out after work
Breakout Rooms - the crucial feature for Education segment built from the ground by MS Teams Forefront
Video rendering and media - responsible for bringing video to the meeting stage and beyond. The team owns the entire client-side video pipeline across all desktop and web clients. To spice it up - we are responsible for the scenario invoked the most in Teams meetings - Mute, where every millisecond matters.
We do not create artificial boundaries for Frontend software engineers and our work is truly full stack for the code running on our customers workstation: starting from React experience all the way to native code for the media stack. We expect a successful candidate to be proficient in either Web, Mobile or Native technologies with the desire to work across the technologies.
Native Development such as C++, Objective-C or Golang
Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, information retrieval
Experience developing, maintaining, and running large scale applications
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Self-driven, pro-active, and results-oriented
Knowledge of Web technologies (TypeScript, UI frameworks like React.js and Node.js) is a plus
Experience with or partnering with backend services to develop client friendly APIs using REST, GraphQL or gRPC
If you feel you master just some of these areas, not to worry! We are after people with growth mindset and a demonstrated ability to learn.
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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