Job Listings : Software Engineer (Consideration through Autism Hiring Program)

Company : Microsoft
Post Date : 08/18/2017
Type : Full Time

Please apply via Handshake, resume submission deadline September 13, 2017

The Microsoft Autism Hiring Program’s vision is to partner across Microsoft to build a recruitment and onboarding model that increases the percentage of employees with Disabilities at Microsoft.

The goal of this program is to attract talent and build an inclusive approach to support individuals on the Autism spectrum that will contribute to the way we work as a company in building and servicing our products.

The Hiring Program is an extended interview process that focuses on workability, team projects, skill assessment, gives candidates an opportunity to showcase their unique talents and meet multiple hiring managers and teams while learning about Microsoft as an employer of choice. To expedite your application please send resume to

The role of a Software engineer will dive deep into code and work with fellow programming experts to solve problems and build powerful new tools. You are required to think about the customer to ensure stellar product quality, and you provide technical guidance to PMs as they communicate user needs and product requirements. As a software engineer, you are dedicated to producing the world’s most advanced software.


A bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
A year or two of experience programming in C++, Java or other computer programming languages preferred.
A year or two of experience in C/C++/C#/VB.NET and experience designing and developing tool architecture preferred.
Strong technical prowess, including understanding of algorithms, systems architecture and end-user experience.
Ability to think unconventionally to derive creative and innovative solutions.
Expertise in feature definition, design and feasibility.
Demonstrated skill in estimating development time.

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.