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Microsoft Corporation Principal Architect Power Apps in Redmond, Washington

The Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Power BI), is a rocket ship fueled by organizations across the globe investing in low-code/no-code development models to accelerate their digital transformation ambitions. Power Platform is a strategic new growth area for Microsoft, but more importantly, it is a disrupting technology. Power Platform gives “Citizen access” to a broad set of users in an enterprise, to create next generation business productivity software with a radically simplified development experience requiring minimal training.

Power Apps is at the forefront of this growth curve for low-code app developers, with rapid increase in usage. Within Power Apps, the Devices group is responsible for enabling customers to use Power Apps on all their devices – phones, tablets, Surface devices, desktops and more.


The Power Apps Devices group is looking for a Principal Architect to help guide the strategy, development, and deployment of Power Apps across multiple device platforms. Our team works on cutting edge tech in an agile environment where each team member will have opportunities to innovate, contribute & collaborate towards the mission of the team. As a Principal Architect, you will get exciting opportunities to work on cutting-edge technologies across a variety of platforms, help build the next generation of Business Apps, and revolutionize the way businesses operate.

You will be responsible for driving the technical strategy and architecture across multiple platforms including mobile and desktop. You will work with leaders across the group and across the org to ensure alignment of technical strategy. In addition, you will mentor and lead other engineers to architect and deliver game-changing experiences that customers will love.


Basic Qualifications / Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience developing enterprise level software

  • 5+ years of experience with an OO language (e.g., C++, C# or Java) and/or JavaScript

  • 5+ years of experience driving and managing technical and architectural dependencies

  • Mobile development experience (iOS and/or Android)

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent or 8+ years of industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with TypeScript, front-end technologies like Redux/React and React Native

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong technical acumen combined with a curiosity to continue learning and better understand end user productivity experiences

  • Experience building applications on the Azure platform is a plus

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.

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