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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineering Manager in Bellevue, Washington

Do you want to be a part of the team working towards positioning Microsoft as the market leader in Maps and Geospatial Services? Are you excited about transforming Microsoft Azure Maps and Geospatial product into the destination of choice for developers, businesses, and end users?

Do you enjoy work in a start-up like environment? If you are looking for an opportunity to innovate and invent the future of maps and geo location, read on!

Microsoft Azure Maps and Geospatial Team is looking for a strong technical leader with rich industry experience and diverse skills ranging from traditional distributed computing to hands-on expertise in large scale machine learning. This position offers great opportunities in develop successful careers and demonstrating strong technical and business leadership.


As a Principal Software Engineering Manager , you will provide strong team leadership, raise the technical bar, maintain a data and results driven culture, nurture a team culture of high collaboration and trust. As a technical leader contributing in delivering premium maps quality and experiences internationally, very often one has to resort to using advanced geospatial and machine learning algorithms in keys areas such as maps data conflations and publishing, search and geocoding, user location, traffic and routing, rendering and controls. you will need to build, develop, and lead a team of Software Engineers to successfully execute on our roadmap, and achieve your strategic objectives.


  • 5+ years engineering lead and people management experience

  • 8+ years of experience in software design and development

  • Extensive experience with at least one public cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Location based service, maps or geospatial industry experience is nice to have

  • Capable of designing and implementing scalable production quality automated solutions to process large scale of data

  • Good balance between theoretical and pragmatic execution capabilities, and the ability to understand implementation complexity and estimate development costs

  • Ability to successfully collaborate with internal and external partners to create win-wins

  • Strong algorithm and analytical background and very good understanding on how to apply advanced knowledge to solve real world problems

  • Proficient in C# and .NET Framework or comparable programming environment

  • Strong growth mindset with the ability to deliver innovative solutions solving challenging business and technical problems.

  • Experience in data modeling, analytics, data mining and machine learning strongly preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is required; MS / PhD or equivalent experience is desired

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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 at .

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