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Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
We are the Windows Servicing and Delivery (WSD) organization, which is a part of E+D division. Our core mission is to keep customers protected and productive by delivering a seamless and timely servicing experience for our customers in existing and future versions of Windows.

Our Customer Focused Engineering (CFE) team is looking for highly motivated Senior Software Engineers to help us in this mission. You will play a key role in extending and modifying Windows Operating system code for keeping our customer base secure, improving the reliability of the platform, addressing customer reported issues, building data insights, and developing features to light up new scenarios and devices in the Windows ecosystem (PCs, Phones, Servers, SurfaceHub, Hololens, Azure and more).


  • Fixing externally and internally found security vulnerabilities and all the potential variants.
  • Analyze, debug, and troubleshoot issues reported in windows operating system components, including performance optimization, system crashes, and compatibility problems.
  • Crafting high-quality, bug-free fixes with minimum application compatibility risk.
  • Participate in code reviews and collaborate with peers to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to coding standards.
  • Collaborating with escalation engineers and other partner teams across Microsoft to debug, develop, test and ship updates.
  • Finding ways to improve products, tools, and processes for long-term benefit for Microsoft and customers.
  • Mentoring junior engineers in the team.


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Proven design and problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on quality and engineering excellence.
  • Excellent debugging skills, hands-on knowledge of WinDBG is desirable
  • Proven communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work well in a diverse, global, team-focused environment.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience with relevant programming skills in C/C++
  • Ability to understand unfamiliar code bases, and debug multi-threaded, and highly scalable applications.
  • Knowledge of Windows internals and Experience in working with Windows system level programming is desirable.
  • Demonstrated results working with a global team.

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.

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