Privacy Software Engineer

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Are you a software professional who values and is passionate about privacy of everyone in this digital world? How would you like to get to help build the technology and drive design decisions which will help Microsoft protect privacy of the one of the largest customer bases on the planet? Are you looking to work with latest Windows devices and technologies?

Windows delivers highly personalized experiences to customers through a highly connected and... complex ecosystem. Data gathering is key to how we keep Windows up to date, secure, and personalized, but customers are only willing to share that data with companies they can trust.

We are the privacy arm of the Windows team and our mission is about building and keeping that trust by ensuring Windows and our browser and device experiences adhere to data collection practices that are transparent and compliant. We are setting up a new team in Hyderabad to take this mission forward.

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about protecting user privacy and drive major design decisions to help build Windows monitor, audit, and enforce privacy standards in key systems across Microsoft, as well as contribute towards our engineering system components needed to empower the Privacy Program in Windows.

Come be part of an agile, fast-moving, development team with ambitious goals to help meet the new worldwide privacy standards and build customer trust!


Partake in design, implementation, and execution of a variety of solutions to ensure privacy compliance across Windows releases.

Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through design and code reviews.

Improve test coverage for services, organize and implement integration tests, and resolve problem areas.

Consider testability, portability/monitoring, reliability, and maintainability, and understand when code is ready to be shared and delivered.


Required qualifications:

BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering OR equivalent years of work experience.

4+ years of experience developing software for shipping products including hands on experience in any Object-Oriented coding language such as C++, C#, Java or Python.

Desired qualifications:

Software programming experience in C++, C#, or Java

Working knowledge of systems programming

Experience with telemetry and data mining and related big data systems

Ability to collaborate with partners and drive projects end to end.

Excellent communication skills

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:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.






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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