Lead Software Engineer – Mixed Reality at Microsoft Nigeria

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Job Title: Lead Software Engineer – Mixed Reality

Location: Lagos
Job Number: 1028428
Employment Type: Full-time
Profession: Engineering

Job Summay
In Mixed Reality, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together—whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we are incorporating diverse groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. We are a growing team of talented engineers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. We believe there has to be a better way. If you do too, we need you!

The Mixed Reality Platform team is looking for a highly motivated software engineer to add to our team to design, implement, and validate the next generation of platforms, APIs, middleware, and tools for Mixed Reality developers. These empower first- and third-party developers to make awesome experiences with Microsoft HoloLens and Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
Responsibilities

  • You design and implement powerful, efficient, and intuitive APIs and tools for developers to create Mixed Reality applications and integrate Mixed Reality Services.
  • You enable developers to utilize human interactions, objects, space, and surfaces in the world around them
  • You lead by example with a hands-on engineering approach.
  • You drive through ambiguity with well-architected technical designs, aggressive and achievable schedules, technical hands-on leadership, and your own significant code contributions.
  • You partner with other engineering teams to orchestrate and deliver robust, consistent platforms that enable developers to create cross device experiences.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in software engineering
  • 2+ years experience as technical lead and people manager
  • Strong background in C/C++, C#, Java, or Rust as well as debugging ability across technology stacks
  • Great communication, written and verbal

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience building Unity 3D applications or games
  • Experience with front-end, web, or mobile development
  • Experience building AR/VR/MR/XR or browser-based applications
  • Expertise in TypeScript, JavaScript, or NodeJS

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.

Benefits/ Perks
Listed below are the benefits/perks, and may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:

  • Industry leading health care
  • Giving programs
  • savings and investment
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discount on products and services
  • Generous time away

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note:
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.

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