Software Engineer 2 in Vancouver

Software Engineer 2
Vancouver BC Canada

Job Details

Updated on 2019-01-21

Our team is looking for an engineer to work on the Photos app that ships with Windows 10.  You’re passionate about working with other disciplines and other teams inside Microsoft to deliver and maintain a key component of Windows.  You have some familiarity with Cloud APIs.


You are self-directed and collaborative, not afraid of working with remote partners and committed to delivering high impact results.  You want to be part of a team that delivers technology to millions of customers.


Bigpark, located in Vancouver, BC, Canada, is part of the Office Media Group inside the Experiences + Devices division. We have a history of creating showcase experiences for Xbox, Windows, and Microsoft Office. We are a diverse team of developers, creatives, data scientists and program managers delivering a full spectrum of software and services from incubation and envisioning right through to software development, customer delivery and service operations.


Come to help us realize our dream of delivering the highest quality and most impactful experiences to our customers. We learn from users through directed research and product usage data with the goal of delivering software and services that enable customers to be more productive and achieve more with media.


You will work with project leads to maintain and add improvements to the Photos app in Windows 10.  You will help us simplify the way Photos communicates with online services, and help drive customers to become deeper integrated in Microsoft’s ecosystem.


  • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient working in C# or C++.
  • Experience working on software using an app development framework.
  • Familiarity with Git or other source control.
  • UWP and XAML experience is a plus.
  • Experience working on codebases with testing and validation infrastructure a plus.
  • Experience with HTML and Javascript and developing with web technologies a plus.




Bigpark is a premier product design and development team at Microsoft Vancouver. We are currently investing in consumer productivity initiatives with a mandate of reaching hundreds of millions of users. We own and maintain media experiences in Office as well as the foundational 3D capabilities found in many Microsoft products. We see great potential in data science as an informer for feature development and process optimization. With a history of building unique products and services, Bigpark is recognized as a dynamic and performant studio within Microsoft, with a culture that embraces challenge and encourages mentorship and continuous learning.



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Software Engineer 2
Vancouver BC Canada