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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Vancouver, British Columbia

Viva Glint is a premier employee engagement platform, working with over 1,000 leading companies in more than 150 countries to improve the health of organizations through real-time employee feedback. Glint blends AI technology and people science to power predictive insights that help human resources, leaders, and managers quickly make sense of engagement data, connect insight with outcomes, and take meaningful action. Companies that excel at understanding the needs of their people, and enable their managers to respond in meaningful ways, see 2.5 times higher profit, 3 times lower attrition, and 3 times lower burnout.

The Glint product joined Microsoft as part of the Employee Experience (EXP) organization which includes Viva Engage, Viva Learning, Viva Insights and more. Team members engage directly with customers, iterate rapidly, and focus on solving the needs of employees around the world. Our culture is inclusive, casual, and high energy. Our team celebrates diverse backgrounds, and values passion for serving our customers. Our team has an efficient sense of accountability and provides its members with opportunities for learning and career growth.

As a Software Engineer II in Viva Glint, you will join a team working on AI, analytics and reporting, big data and Viva app integrations. You will build scalable and performant services using engineering best practices and work hands-on with analytics and reporting systems written in Java, and offline data systems all running on Azure. You will work to evolve the product with a customer-first approach and drive innovation, empathizing with our end-users’ needs and engaging to help define their key experiences.

This opportunity will allow you to closely work with other engineers, managers, product, design and operations teams to create solutions that meet business requirements, and to drive engineering and operational excellence in Viva Glint. You will be able to work on Glint’s core feature set driven by analytics and reporting.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Works with stakeholders to determine service and user requirements for a set of features, including but not limited to analytics, reporting and big data systems

  • Contributes to the identification of dependencies, and the development of design documents for a product area with little oversight.

  • Creates and implements code to enable Viva Glint service or feature, reusing code as applicable.

  • Contributes to efforts to break down larger work items into smaller work items and provides estimation.

  • Acts as a Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) working on-call to monitor system/product feature/service for degradation, downtime, or interruptions and gains approval to restore system/product/service for simple problems.

  • Remains current in skills by investing time and effort into staying abreast of current developments that will improve the availability, reliability, efficiency, observability, and performance of products while also driving consistency in monitoring and operations at scale.

  • Embody our culture (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/culture) and values. (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about/corporate-values)

  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years of experience coding using Java

Other 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years' experience building backend systems in Javafor customer-facing web applications, including API design and implementation

  • Experience with (or enthusiasm for learning) ETL, analytics and reporting backend patterns and systems

  • Experience writing queries with SQL and using MySQL

  • Experience working with LLMs and prompt engineering

  • Proficiency in writing unit tests

Software Engineering IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across Canada is CAD $79,600 - CAD $153,000 per year.

Find additional pay information here:

https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/canada-pay-information.html

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until May 24, 2024.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/accessibility.html) .

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