Location: Bellevue, WA, US
Job ID: 772561-65888
Division: Online Services Division
Who are we?
The Microsoft Ads Research Development group is looking for an experienced and talented Senior SDET Lead to help build the next generation of the Ads Delivery platform. Online Advertising is the fastest growing businesses on the Internet today and Microsoft is focused on growing its share in this market by providing a world-class online advertising platform across every exciting medium including Search (Bing), Mobile, Local, Video and Xbox. The Ad Platform organization is at the forefront of this vision, making it one of the most strategic and growing teams at Microsoft. With the addition of the Yahoo! partnership it has never been a better time to jump on the most exciting ride of your career. Our mission is to deliver right Ads at the right time and to drive up revenue of the OSD division and that of our partners
The Paid Search problem space encompasses some of the biggest most comprehensive problems in Computer Science (Machine Learning, Data Mining, BI, Large Scale Distributed Computing, Geographical Scale, Service Deployment and Management); Mathematics (Optimizations, Probability Theory); Economics Business (Auction Theory, Audience Intelligence, and Behavioral Targeting). To address this large problem space, we are building a world class team that continually delivers innovation through collaborative execution. You will do work in the top tier of Internet scale services where our engines deliver in the thousands of requests per second..
We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Development Engineer in Test Lead (Sr. SDET Lead) who is excited to work with the best minds at Microsoft and have the energy plus passion to take on new challenges every day. As part of the Delivery team Front-Door team, you will be involved in the planning and execution of the latest online delivery technologies solutions and help us testing Ads Delivery Engine team’s, business critical areas like real time budgeting, publisher based ad delivery, real time fraud detection and advertiser protection, front end ad delivery etc. as we migrate them to our vNext Architecture. In Ad Center, we have thousands of servers and services running in cohesion on Auto Pilot (AP infrastructure) and so the emphasis on Performance, Scale and Quality is very high to ensure we are successful in ensuring that each and every code module is working with optimal performance to support 99.99% uptime and Ads delivery happens within SLA.;
Additionally you responsibilities include validating customer requirements and feedback in the product; and work closely with development, program managers and partners to ensure the product meets functional, quality, performance, scalability, privacy, security through tools, automation and breakthrough test technologies. The position does demand that the lead be able to understand the technical details of complex systems and can write both Object Oriented and .Net managed code with ease. Highly scalable systems and services knowledge is a definite plus however, it is not absolutely required to fill the requirements of this position. If you consider yourself as intellectually sharp, can pick up new concepts quickly, work well with people, good with coordination and organization, love to develop people, have excellent motivational and communication skills, we’d definitely love to talk to you.
6+ years in C/C++/C# programming, with experience testing multi-tier client/server systems
6+ or more years of software development in test experience.
2+ years management experience including recruiting, goal setting, mentoring, and career management.
3+ years exp with server operating systems, experience writing queries for relational databases, a background in web server platforms or a proficiency in multi-threaded programming.
Shipped at least 1 product having been there the entire product cycle.
BS degree or higher required in Computer science or engineering field.
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