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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

How would you like to build something that will make a meaningful impact to real people? Accessibility is the gateway that opens the door to software for millions of users. Accessibility enables them to earn a living, connect to family and participate in the global worldwide discussion.


If you have previous experience building screen readers, or very similar applications, come join us. The Accessibility team is hiring and we’re looking for a senior developer with proven skills to join our passionate team in building the premier screen reading experience. Responsibilities include designing and implementing enhancements to the Narrator core speech algorithms that control reading/editing text, enhancing and extending our Braille support and updating major in-box providers, like XAML and Edge, to better support screen readers.


Qualifications:

-Strong design, coding, debugging, team work, and communication skills

-5+ years of experience building commercial software in a production language

-3+ years of experience building screen readers

-3+ years of experience using mainstream Braille device

-Experience with cross group design and coordination is an advantage



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.

Job #

1036372

Locations

United States, Redmond (WA)

Job families

Development (engineering)

Teams

Windows and Devices Group
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