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Microsoft Nigeria Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

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Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Windows, Developers & Experiences (WDX)
Job number: 1018216
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Description

o The Windows, Developers & Experiences (WDX) team, a part of the Windows + Devices (W+D) engineering organization, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to partner with us to build and ship the next generation version of Windows that will touch the lives of 1 Billion+ users worldwide! Help us build modern, intuitive, iconic and delightful user experiences that will propel Windows into the 2020’s.
o We are looking for data-driven and customer-obsessed engineers who like the challenge of working on features that span the entire development stack across the Windows OS, applications and devices and form factors that run the Windows OS, join us to define and deliver the next generation of Windows and the future of how humans experience computing.
o You will play a key role in open-ended explorations, prototyping and influencing business opportunities for current and future customers of Windows. We're looking for collaborative engineers to bring their passion, drive and technical skills to help us accomplish these goals.
o You will play a key role in open-ended explorations, prototyping and influencing business opportunities for current and future customers of Windows. We're looking for collaborative engineers to bring their passion, drive and technical skills to help us accomplish these goals.

Responsibilities
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:
o Be a technical leader on the team and deliver strongly on your areas of technical ownership
o Write technical documentation to describe technical details of your work with architects and key stakeholders.
o Effectively collaborate with talented peers across discipline (PM, Design, Data and Applied Science) to deliver on your work.
o Drive building a positive culture on the team that aligns with Microsoft’s values.

Qualifications
o Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field would be an advantage.
o Passion, interest and optionally experience in building user experiences.
o Strong problem solving, analysis, collaboration and communication skills.
o 5-10+ years of experience designing, building and shipping applications and software at scale.
o Experience with programming in any language is welcome, but experience with Object-Oriented programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, etc. would be an advantage.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
o Industry leading healthcare
o Savings and investments
o Giving programs
o Educational resources
o Maternity and paternity leave
o Opportunities to network and connect
o Discounts on products and services
o 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.


2. Job Title: Software Engineer II - Mixed Reality
Job number: 1028479
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Travel: 0-25 %

Description
o 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.
o 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!
o 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
o You design and implement powerful, efficient, and intuitive APIs and tools for developers to create Mixed Reality applications and integrate Mixed Reality Services.
o You enable developers to utilize human interactions, objects, space, and surfaces in the world around them
o You create consistent platforms for developers to effortlessly take their experiences across devices.

Job Requirements
Required Qualifications:
o 4+ years’ experience in software engineering
o Experience with programming in any language is welcome, but experience with Object-Oriented programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, etc. would be an advantage.
o Great communication, written and verbal

Bonus Qualifications:
o Experience building Unity 3D applications or games
o Experience with front-end, web, or mobile development
o Experience building AR/VR/MR/XR or browser-based applications
o Expertise in TypeScript, JavaScript, or NodeJS
o Debugging ability across technology stacks
o 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:
o 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 and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
o Industry leading healthcare
o Savings and investments
o Giving programs
o Educational resources
o Maternity and paternity leave
o Opportunities to network and connect
o Discounts on products and services
o 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.


3. Job Title: MEA HQ - Cloud Solution Architect (Security)
Job number: 1033788
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Customer Success
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Background
o The Opportunity: Joining the One Commercial Partner team as a Cloud Solution Architect means you will be playing a critical role helping Microsoft Partners to capitalize on the $2.2 trillion-dollar Digital Transformation market opportunity by 2019 – a 60% increase since 2016. Working in OCP means you are shaping the world’s largest eco-system of technology companies working to digitally transform the world’s most innovative companies, large and small.
o Microsoft’s Mission: Through our partners Microsoft brings digital ambitions to life by helping companies empower their employees, engage their customers, optimize their operations, and transform their products.
o Overseeing Digital Transformation Success: The Regional Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) plays a critical role in working with partners to provide deep Identity & Security technical support through solution build and first mile customer engagements including Proof of Concepts, Architectural Design Sessions (ADS), Hackathons

The Role
o The Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) is a Solutions Architect building relationships with partner technical and development resources designing and architecting new Identify & Security solutions on Microsoft 365 and Azure cloud platform and technologies.
o CSAs deliver value via a portfolio of service delivery engagements optimized to accelerate partner solution builds and first mile customer wins.
o The CSA should possess deep solution and technical expertise to be able to lead technical activities and drive high priority initiatives aligned to the Microsoft Partner Journey Maps in collaboration with Microsoft teams and the partner.
o The role will need to develop required solutions and build partner technical capacity by working with the managed partner portfolio through the Build-With lifecycle, from recruit to grow, aligned to partner segment.
o The CSA will own the technical engagement including envisioning briefings, technical briefings, business architecture, solution architecture, architectural design reviews, proof of concept, and manage specific implementation programs with corresponding Proofs of Concept plans.
o The focus of the role evidences Microsoft’s deep commitment to the partner ecosystem to build a mutually beneficial technical and practice development relationship by working closely with partner technical leadership.
o The CSA represents Microsoft to the channel, communicates our tech strategy, sells our vision, and brings partners along in the digital transformation journey. The outcome will be to drive long-term revenue, accelerate cloud consumption and digital transformation through a set of practices leading to workload/industry-based Co-Sell.

Responsibilities
o The Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) will drive practice-based partner technical capabilities in collaboration with the PTS. This is a partner facing role that is accountable for developing and support practices in both existing and newly recruited partners. Key responsibilities include:
o Technical Enablement: Jointly develop technical enablement plan for partners
o Enablement Execution: Lead and or contribute to the delivery of workshops, Bootcamps, trainings necessary to build the technical skills and expertise of partners
o Technical Engagement: Lead deep technical engagements including; Technical Briefings, Proof of Concepts, Architectural Design Sessions, Hackathons to define, bring new solutions to market
o Partner Skilling and Sharing Best Practices: Network and collaborate with Microsoft’s Engineering and Global Black Belt teams on specific skill requirements for partners and the sharing of best practices
o Technical Acumen: Understands technology trends and opportunities, compliance/risk issues by reading, attending webinars, conferences delivered by Industry thought leaders such as Gartner, Forrester, IDC, ISG/Saugatuck
o The Participation Economy: Joins the Participation economy attending Digital Transformation/Technology conferences like Build. Participates on technical panels and user groups and contributes with insights and work that is shared in communities such as MSDN and Channel9
o Technical Network: Invests in own LinkedIn Profile to promote value, experiences and expertise. Responsible for building an expansive Network of partner technical contacts and internal contacts including Engineering, Global Black belts, M&O and peer Architects
o Evangelist: Evangelizes the partners practice and solutions in customer’s implementations via Technical briefings, Architecture Review Sessions
o Implementation Success: Improves partner’s implementation success by increasing the number of FastTrack endorsed architects in the partner’s organization.
o Pre-Sales: Enable the partner on technical pre-sales skills while supporting initial partner’s wins.

Qualifications
o Deep understanding of digital transformation business drivers, cloud platforms, emerging computing trends and their impact on partner practice building opportunities.
o Min 5 years of related experience in Security, such as Identity, Threat, Cloud Security, Network Security, SOC, SIEM, SOAR.
o Proven track record of building deep sales relationships with CXOs.
o Inclusive and collaborative – driving teamwork and cross-team alignment
o Strong partner relationship management skills
o Strong executive presence including communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort to large and small technical audiences.
o Problem solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through with partners.
o Technical BS degree, Computer Science or Math background required. MS in related fields desirable.

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.


4. Job Title: Partner Development Manager (Business Applications)
Job Number: 1031888
Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full time

Overview
o The Partner Development Manager is responsible for the 360 degree business relationship by partner type (System Integrators, ISV’s and/or Services companies) that sell, service and support Microsoft’s three cloud solutions.
o The PDM is the pivotal role in the relationships Microsoft builds with partner companies.
o They are responsible for engaging at the very highest level of executives building trust by sharing insights about how companies can capitalize on market opportunities by partnering with Microsoft.
o PDMs lead the building of joint business plans defining solutions portfolio, Go-To-Market, sales and marketing strategies, driving implementation of all aspects of the strategy by orchestrating relationships between the partners technical, sales and marketing teams and Microsoft’s to ensure excellence in execution of the strategy and achieving partnership growth goals and sales targets.
o This PDM opening is focused on managing Business Applications partners.

Responsibilities
o Help partners transform and grow their business in the cloud by developing comprehensive Partner Business Plans for a portfolio of partners to identify short and long-term strategic goals and tactical execution.
o Builds strong relationships with Microsoft and partner resources to design a portfolio of differentiated Cloud solutions across Microsoft’s D365 cloud across segments.
o Guides partners to build a solutions portfolio aligned with market opportunities and defines roadmap to evolve to multi-cloud (Azure, Dynamics365 and Microsoft 365).
o Identify an effective path to market with solutions and Go-To-Market (GTM) activities
o Track pipeline health on key deals to accelerate sales momentum and cloud consumption.
o Drive performance management of partners through monthly/quarterly reviews to review overall business performance across the organization and to measure against partners’ transformation goals and business plan.
o Drive continuous portfolio optimization of partners’ performance as measured by revenue, pipeline, consumption, usage and partner impact.
o Develop strategic content that will allow better positioning of our partnership internally and externally

Qualifications
o Bachelor’s Degree required.
o Deep understanding of digital transformation business drivers, cloud platforms, capabilities and solutions that generate partner growth and innovation.
o 5 - 10+ years of experience in core sales experience, partner channel development, sales, business development, alliance management in the technology industry
o Deep strategic advisor and executive relationship management experience driving sales with partners in commercial businesses.
o Strong experience of managing virtual teams across functions and geographies:
o Strong influence and orchestrator skills helping align Microsoft and partner resources to drive solutions that support customer needs.
o Inclusive and collaborative - driving teamwork and cross-team alignment
o Strong partner relationship management and solution development skills
o Excellent communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort
o Challenger mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through
o Experience with technology platforms and solutions with a reasonable level of technical proficiency

Benefits
o Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
o Industry leading healthcare
o Giving programs
o Maternity & Paternity leave
o Discounts on Products & Services
o Savings and Investments
o Educational resources
o Opportunities to network and connect
o Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note
o 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.
o If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


5. Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Job Number: 1024893
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-Time
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role Type: People Manager

Responsibilities
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:
o Be a technical leader on the team and deliver strongly on your areas of technical ownership
o Create and drive programs throughout the team to ensure Windows ships with quality
o Write technical documentation to describe technical details of your work with architects and key stakeholders
o Effectively collaborate with talented peers across discipline (PM, Design, Data and Applied Science) to deliver on your work
o Drive building a positive culture on the team that aligns with Microsoft’s values

Qualifications
o Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field would be an advantage
o 5-10+ years of experience designing, building and shipping applications and software at scale
o Passion, interest and optionally experience in building engineering systems
o Strong problem solving, analysis, collaboration and communication skills
o Experience with programming in any language is welcome, but experience with C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, or any Object-Oriented language would be an advantage

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:
o Industry leading healthcare
o Savings and investments
o Giving programs
o Educational resources
o Maternity and paternity leave
o Opportunities to network and connect
o Discounts on products and services
o Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note
o 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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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