Microsoft is Hiring! Software Engineer - Startup
Our Mission Is To Empower Every Person And Every Organization On The Planet To Achieve More.
Microsoft is reinventing how it engages the startup ecosystem. We are looking for a highly motivated, visible, and senior Software Engineer to lead our Startup plans in San Francisco/Silicon Valley Metro. In this position you’ll become the go to person on all startup related technical strategies and activities from working with startups 1:1 to being the main point of contact for our partners and their ecosystems. As a member of the Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) Startup Team you will engage the community through live events, community support, influencer engagement, online scale, and creative new programs to both enable greater reach and depth of engagement. This is a highly technical role with the mission of engaging and inspiring the broad community of startups and their founders to foster adoption of Microsoft technologies.
The visibility for this role is significant both outside and inside Microsoft and will require a candidate who holds strong relations within the local startup community and can regularly engage with senior Microsoft executives. By joining the Commercial Software Engineering Startup Team you will own the responsibility of enabling Microsoft to become an important, creditable, and proven partner in the startup ecosystem.
Bringing forward Microsoft’s commitment to the OSS community and demonstrating our capabilities through hands on workshops, 1st and 3rd party events, and 1:1 engagements with startups and their founders.
Defining and creating technical assets such as sample code, contributions to open source projects, demos, and how-to guidance for use at in-person events and online
Delivering impactful technical content at events and through online channels
Engaging the startup developer communities in person and online
Developing relationships with the local startup community and influencers
Drive adoption of Microsoft platforms including Microsoft Cloud, Windows, Gaming, etc.
Ability to work a non-traditional schedule at times (startup hours) to ensure we are able to meet with developers in their environments.
Required Skill Set:
Strong, proven, technical skills and understanding of open source tools and platforms (including client, cloud, web and DevOps technologies).).
Deep understanding of and experience with the early-stage startup ecosystem
Demonstrated technical acumen and ability to learn and teach others about Microsoft’s platform.
Great communication and presentation skills (you should like presenting!)
Ability to communicate effectively with both startup founders and technical staff
A track record of writing and debugging code
Passion for technology and software development
A Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) is a requirement for the role (Computer Engineering preferred)
Working knowledge of the startup ecosystem including the local community.
Role will have flexible work locations in either Silicon Valley (Mountain View) or San Francisco. Work from home is supported as well. Moderate travel is required (25%)
Location: Silicon Valley/SF, CA
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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