Are you ready to take on a huge challenge and deliver a new Azure-based SaaS that democratizes mobile app creation and revolutionizes the industry? If so, come join us in the PowerApps team in building an unprecedented document-based authoring application that enables users create visually stunning, behavior-rich apps for the cloud+device design point. Apps created by this new product leverage the power of the Cloud data and Services to become truly “magical”. Imagine apps that can leverage Cortana, context, user information, device signals, image and video processing, NLP and social information. Imagine apps that can collaborate across multiple devices (tablets, phones, smart watches, IoT) to act as a single multifaceted experience. Finally imagine exposing all these capabilities to empower non-programmers to build such apps and share them in a few seconds across devices and platforms.
Microsoft PowerApps launched in November 2015 and has generated a lot of excitement in the industry. Analysts are calling it “the next billion-dollar business”, and saying it is “the easiest way ever to create and share a mobile app”. Large international companies say it is “a game changer”, “an amazing product”, a product that is “the most impressive thing they have seen in a long time”.
We are looking for highly-driven, exceptionally talented developers with passion for finding innovative solutions to complex problems and building great user experiences. The highly visible nature of the project will provide you with ample opportunities to collaborate with senior people and showcase your work across multiple partner teams within the company. This is a high-visibility role for a developer who is comfortable dealing with ambiguity, driving features from inception to production and is seeking to innovate at a pace that rivals any startup, and impact multiple products in one of the largest and fastest growing businesses in Microsoft. Given the early stage of the product, this is also an opportunity to have a large impact on the design and implementation of the product and the services. The ideal candidate has outstanding design and coding skills and a passion to tackle technically challenging areas and to create breakthrough user experiences.
To apply, you must have the following skills:
• Deep analytical skills and an ability to abstract concepts
• An entrepreneurial spirit with a can do attitude – Self-starter, project finisher and adaptable, congenial colleague
• Excellent communication and cross group collaboration skills, ability to deal with ambiguity
• At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
Additional experience with the following will be helpful but not required:
• Large-scale application development
• Mobile application development on iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
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