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Title: Senior Software Design EngineerPosted: June 27, 2013
Company/Institution: Microsoft
Location: Redmond, WA
Department: Skype

Description: The Skype Real-Time Media group applies core expertise in audio and video signal processing to problems in advanced teleconferencing scenarios that are used by hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. We develop fundamental technologies and do applied research and development to enable better customer experiences for real-time collaboration. We are seeking a highly capable Software Design Engineer (SDE) who is passionate about data analysis and modeling, media processing and is driven to make an impact. Primary responsibilities: • Develop fundamental metrics and tools for measuring audio and video call quality and validate these metrics/tools with subjective data • Determine key factors that will improve call quality, prototype them, and help drive these into the product • Effectively collaborate within Skype and other related Microsoft divisions to drive call quality initiatives • Drive independent and group investigations resulting in shipping product code and patents Qualifications: • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related field • Experience in signal processing (especially audio and/or video processing) and data analysis • Minimum of 8 years of industry experience as a C/C++/C# developer • Database development experience (especially SQL) • Ability to work independently, as part of a small team, or in collaboration with large development • Strong system development skills, with a long-range system view that leverages development ranging from rapid research prototypes to carefully architected complex systems • Ability to deal with ambiguity, while paying attention to detail • Good communications skills, both verbal and written • Thought and technical leadership in cross-group collaborations • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and creative thinking skills • Familiarity with networking and network protocols is a plus Contact: Ross Cutler or meet Ramin Mehran in CVPR 2013 (

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