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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Do you want to work on the .NET Roslyn Team as a Senior Software Engineer building languages and tools loved by millions of developers?

The .NET Roslyn team is looking for an engineer to work on the open-source C# tools and compiler. This involves adding new language features and building the tooling to make coding in C# a joy in Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code by leveraging Copilot.

This team builds experiences that enable developers to convert their ideas to high quality code very quickly through features like code completion, IntelliSense, background code analysis, automatic execution of unit tests, code explanation, improvements and refactorings through copilot and many more exciting features on VS, VS Code and open-source IDEs. The team also builds experiences that help developers understand and navigate existing code bases quickly from github directly.

Culturally, our team is dedicated to a growth mindset, with an eye to keeping pace with the changing needs of our diverse set of customers. We work closely with C# and VB developer community in open as well as closed source software, always looking for opportunities to help them be more effective, and we provide them early and frequent previews so that they can be active contributors to the design, development and evolution of our tools. We are a team that supports each other and values communication with each other, valuing diverse perspectives as we collaborate deeply with other teams in the company. All of this leads to the production of creative solutions which are simple yet elegant and performant.

Microsoft’s Developer Division (“DevDiv”) is chartered with empowering every developer and every development team on the planet to build great software faster. The .NET team within DevDiv does that by building the .NET development platform for building apps of any type, for any OS. Millions of developers worldwide use .NET in their job and as a .NET engineer you would help build the APIs, tools, and end-to-end experiences that make .NET loved by so many developers.


As an engineer in a team of about 9 people, you will be working together with your teammates to:

  • Use creativity, team-work, and accountability to master new complex technical areas that build best in class C# developer productivity features

  • Design, develop and test new features and bug fixes against various IDEs like VS and VS Code

  • Analyze how your code and features are performing in production

  • Participate in your team’s sprint and product direction planning activities

  • Collaborate with partner teams in both open and closed source to solve challenging architectural problems

  • Use Copilot to enhance AI driven feature enhancements

  • Stay up-to-date on .NET platform and ecosystem developments

You’ll work both independently and collaboratively to achieve these results.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

o OR equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

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.

Software Engineering IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $145,800 - $238,600 per year.

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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 ( .