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Software Engineer II


Are you a well-rounded Front-End Engineer? Do you like exploring the latest trends in Front-End Development and applying them to build a truly modern Web App? Do you want to push the developmental boundaries of the most-used long-running Web App in the world? Come join us!

Microsoft Teams is driving Microsoft’s core vision for intelligent communications—bringing together conversations, meetings, files, Office apps, and third-party integrations—to provide a single hub for teamwork in Office 365. Remote work has increased the focus on Teams, its capabilities, its performance in a big way. We, as an organization, are investing in the long term success of Teams and are looking for exceptional engineers to help us realize the true potential of Teams.

The Foundation team is looking for a Software Engineer II to join us in our efforts to build core framework capabilities that power the next dimension of functionality in the Teams app as well as capabilities like Embeddable Controls and Line of Business applications. Applicants should have a real pride in craftsmanship around building responsive user experiences as well as understand how their designs affect the performance of the overall application.


  • Solve and address any issues in the Client Framework space to support multiple partner teams.
  • Improve the system architecture to scale with increase in Teams usage and feature set
  • Be customer obsessed. Understanding and anticipating the needs of our customers in a changing business and technology landscape is critical.
  • Product vision and ability to plan and design various features in stages to reach the end goal in an evolutionary way is critical.
  • You will be accountable for the design, implementation and delivery of solutions that will directly impact the customer experience. Focus on reliability and performance is essential for every endeavor that is undertaken.
  • Earn the technical respect of the people on your team. The candidate should be capable of working in the code, supporting partner services, and driving deliverable across teams.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C#, Java, JavaScript, React, HTML, or CSS
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of software development experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in Front End development using Angular, Knockout.js or Vue.js

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 background and Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Software Engineering experience with a track record of shipping successful products.
  • Exceptional problem solving & debugging skills.
  • Software development and testing experience with Front End development technologies.
  • Deep understanding of performant Javascript and/or Typescript.
  • Understanding of semantic HTML, CSS and CSS preprocessors.
  • Ability to work with build tools such as webpack, grunt and gulp.
  • Experience in DevOps environments.
  • Any experience with Apollo GraphQL framework is a plus.

Software Engineering IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across Canada is CAD $79,600 - CAD $153,000 per year.

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Microsoft will accept applications for the role until May 12, 2024.


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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