Communications is the basis of human relationships and collaboration. The Skype Consumer Group is delivering solutions that shape the experiences of millions of people who interact using Skype every day to message, call and interact with their friends, families and loved ones.
The Skype Consumer Group is the engineering, operations and business group comprised of the Skype Consumer clients across many operating systems and devices and the cloud based backend services that power those clients.
This group serves consumers and business customers globally.
What are we offering to the ideal candidate?
A fast-paced, exciting work environment where there are always new challenges.
Opportunities to highlight your technical skills to directly help customers.
Direct impact on product engineering decisions based upon customer experience and data.
You’ve done this before - you have at least 2 years of software development experience in the industry
You can code - you are comfortable in object-oriented languages like Java, C++ or C#; and you have a solid grasp of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns.
You have good collaboration skills - you can explain your work, you can ask good questions, you listen to your peers and your customers, and you like to give and receive feedback
You stay focused - you want to build software that solves real problems for real people
You’re a professional engineer - you understand that it’s not enough to write code that works; it also must be well-designed, easy to test, and easy to add to over time
You love building beautiful apps and crafting the best user experience. For you, an app isn't working correctly until it feels great to use
You are a clear communicator, be it when you write code, write emails or explain complex technical issues to technical co-workers
You want to learn to get things done you do anything it takes to implement your feature end to end, may it require you to dive into native code, learn a new language or implement a small change on a backend service
You have designed and delivered applications that are performant, reliable and secure for millions of users
You are an advocate for Agile, frequent app releases and modern software development lifecycle
You have experience with or partnering with backend services to develop APIs using REST
You are passionate about teaching others the things you know and learning from others
You have experience with VoIP and / or WebRTC
You have experience with Android and / or iOS native development