Microsoft Corporation Senior Engineering Lead in Fargo, North Dakota

Are you looking for a position where you can use your software engineering leadership skills to have a big impact on Microsoft and the industry? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a product that solves complex business problems? If you are, we have a position for you on the Microsoft Dynamics SMB team.

Product: As part of Microsoft Dynamics SMB, we deliver a complete solution that targets the increasing demands of small to midsize companies. Whether deployed to the cloud or on premise, our software utilizes many Microsoft technologies such as Visual Studio, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Service Fabric, and SQL Database, to create an application that is uniquely customized for each customer installation.

You will work closely with your engineering team and other leaders managing an agile feature team in a highly collaborative environment to create world class innovative solutions. Agile and lean development practices will be used to deliver with a focus on continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in software development

BA/BS degree in computer science

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong design and development skills / experience

Experience leading a team of engineers

Experience using agile methodologies

Experience building and shipping high quality products / services end to end

Development experience on a large codebase

Effective problem-solving and analytical skills

Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity and prioritize issues

Strategic mindset and a demonstrated ability to see and act within the bigger picture

Location: Fargo is home to over 1600 Microsoft employees and vendors, including a significant number of development team members. It is one of Microsoft’s largest US campuses outside of Redmond and is home to state of the art facilities. The Fargo-Moorhead area is the largest metropolitan area between Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and Spokane, Washington. In the past few years, several magazines have proclaimed Fargo-Moorhead as one of the most stress free metropolitan areas in America. Quality of life is one of the most often-repeated phrases that people use when describing Fargo-Moorhead.

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

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com. Development (engineering)