Microsoft Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [6 new positions]

Latest Microsoft Jobs Vacancies and Recruitment December 2021

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. 

Microsoft Corporation Jobs

Software Engineering Internship Programme 2022

Job number: 1216442
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment Type: Internship
Start Date: Summer 2022
Duration: 3 months 

Job Description

  • Every year, we welcome thousands of university graduates and students from every corner of the world to join Microsoft.
  • You bring your aspirations, talent, potential and excitement for the journey ahead.
  • We’re a company of learn-it-all’s rather than know-it-alls and our culture is centred around embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
  • Does this sound like you? Learn more about our cultural attributes. 
  • Are you ready to join us and create the future? Come as you are, do what you love-start your journey with us today!

Responsibilities

  • Applies engineering principles to solve complex problems through sound and creative engineering.
  • Quickly learns new engineering methods and incorporates them into his or her work processes.
  • Seeks feedback and applies internal or industry best practices to improve his or her technical solutions.
  • Demonstrates skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship
  • One year of programming experience in an object-oriented language (C, C#, C++, Java, Python).
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of computer science fundamentals, including data structures and algorithms.
  • For these roles, we are only able to consider individuals studying at universities in Nigeria.
  • We are focusing on individuals planning to conclude studying (having final graduation) in 2023. 

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

Software Engineering Graduate Opportunities Programme 2022

Job number: 1216443
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment Type: Internship
Start Date: Autumn 2022
Duration: Full-Time Graduate Role 

Job Description

  • Every year, we welcome thousands of university graduates ad students from every corner of the world to join Microsoft. You bring your aspirations, talent, potential and excitement for the journey ahead.
  • We’re a company of learn-it-all’s rather than know-it-alls and our culture is centred around embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Does this sound like you? Learn more about our cultural attributes. 
  • Are you ready to join us and create the future? Come as you are, do what you love-start your journey with us today!

Responsibilities

  • Applies engineering principles to solve complex problems through sound and creative engineering.
  • Quickly learns new engineering methods and incorporates them into his or her work processes.
  • Seeks feedback and applies internal or industry best practices to improve his or her technical solutions.
  • Demonstrates skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing or has recently completed a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related fields.
  • A year or two of programming experience in an object-oriented language (C, C#, C++, Java, Python).
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of computer science fundamentals, including data structures and algorithms.
  •  For these roles, we are only able to consider individuals studying at universities in Nigeria
  • We are focusing on individuals planning to conclude studying (having final graduation) in 2022. 

Benefits and Perks

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  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

Senior Software Engineer – Compliance and App Readiness Experiences

Job number: 1216825
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25%
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment Type Full-Time

Job Description

  • Do you want to work in a highly impactful area with passionate and creative people who are dedicated to building compliant products and services, and helping meet the commitment to our Customers that Microsoft runs on Trust?
  • Are you interested in learning more about Windows internals, and the protocols that work behind the scenes to make everyday tasks and computer operations happen?
  • Come join the W+D CARE (Compliance and App Readiness Experiences) team, part of the Windows and Devices organization. The team focuses on protocol engineering, privacy engineering, tools and platform development, which are critical to Microsoft’s business.
  • We are an energetic and innovative team. Our daily work would equip you with in-depth knowledge on protocol and networking parsing, leverage Azure technologies and web front-end technologies to build services, at the same time you are encouraged to use new technologies like Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to solve real business challenges.
  • We leverage in-depth Windows protocols knowledge and networking parsing knowledge to build protocol test suites and network parsers detailed to each bit, and host/support worldwide interoperability events in the US and Europe with 100+ industry partner companies’ participation yearly, which is critical to help Microsoft meet and exceed compliance requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Build tools and platforms to support protocol engineering, which are open-sourced on GitHub;
  • Respond to open source community on GitHub
  • Represent Microsoft to attend Worldwide Interoperability Plugfest events
  • Implement server/client protocol behaviour to guarantee Windows Protocol document quality and validate windows interoperability for new windows releases or updates to ensure Microsoft’s antitrust compliance commitment.
  • Develop other compliance-related tools/Azure services utilizing the latest technologies like AI and Machine Learning.

Qualifications
Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience designing, building and shipping applications and software at scale.
  • Experience with programming in any Object-Oriented programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript.
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, collaboration and communication skills.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python/PowerShell
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Natural Language processing would be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

Software Engineer II – Compliance and App Readiness Experiences

Job number: 1216826
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25%
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment Type Full-Time

Job Description

  • Do you want to work in a highly impactful area with passionate and creative people who are dedicated to building compliant products and services, and helping meet the commitment to our Customers that Microsoft runs on Trust?
  • Are you interested in learning more about Windows internals, and the protocols that work behind the scenes to make everyday tasks and computer operations happen?
  • Come join the W+D CARE (Compliance and App Readiness Experiences) team, part of the Windows and Devices organization. The team focuses on protocol engineering, privacy engineering, tools and platform development, which are critical to Microsoft’s business.
  • We are an energetic and innovative team. Our daily work would equip you with in-depth knowledge on protocol and networking parsing, leverage Azure technologies and web front-end technologies to build services, at the same time you are encouraged to use new technologies like Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to solve real business challenges.
  • We leverage in-depth Windows protocols knowledge and networking parsing knowledge to build protocol test suites and network parsers detailed to each bit, and host/support worldwide interoperability events in the US and Europe with 100+ industry partner companies’ participation yearly, which is critical to help Microsoft meet and exceed compliance requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Build tools and platforms to support protocol engineering, which are open-sourced on GitHub;
  • Respond to open source community on GitHub
  • Represent Microsoft to attend Worldwide Interoperability Plugfest events
  • Implement server/client protocol behaviour to guarantee Windows Protocol document quality and validate windows interoperability for new windows releases or updates to ensure Microsoft’s antitrust compliance commitment.
  • Develop other compliance-related tools/Azure services utilizing the latest technologies like AI and Machine Learning.

Qualifications
Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience designing, building and shipping applications and software at scale.
  • Experience with programming in any Object-Oriented programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript.
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, collaboration and communication skills.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python/PowerShell
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Natural Language processing would be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

Technical Program Manager – Mixed Reality

Job number: 180736
Location: Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment Type Full-Time

Job Description

  • In Mixed Reality, people – not devices – are at the centre of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together – whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we’re incorporating ground-breaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. 
  • We’re a growing team of talented engineers, program managers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, previous work histories, life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. Our varied backgrounds and unique experiences enable us to be better at building the best solutions for our customers and make for dynamic and joyful collaborations with colleagues! 
  • If you are passionate about ground-breaking Mixed Reality technology and want to work on a team dedicated to a culture of inclusion, growth mindset and collaboration, we need you!  
  • Mesh is hiring a Technical Program Manager to join our Microsoft Mesh team in Africa. Mesh (https://www.mesh.com) is a platform that enables mixed reality (AR/VR) applications to build collaborative, persistent & environmentally aware experiences. Users who are in the same space can view holograms together in a shared experience. Users are who are apart can experience each-others presence through avatars or holoportation while working together in the same virtual space or engaging with holographic content placed by someone else. Behind the scenes, services that bring together users pose (head, body, and hand position), spatial audio, avatar look-and-feel, holoportation, head tracking, spatial localization, scene understanding, and object anchoring connect with client SDKs to make this happen. To deliver on the user experience, there is a lot of data capture, processing and transmission that must happen in real-time, and be reliably persisted and represented across devices. 

Responsibilities

  • Product Management of a portion of our Mesh and Services portfolio. 
  • Work closely with customers and partners to understand their needs, form an aggregate view, and frame the business opportunity jointly with the Mixed Reality Commercialization team. 
  • Define product strategy and roadmap bridging customer needs and technical constraints 
  • Align local team investments with global mixed reality initiatives, driving clarity across multiple levels of the hierarchy in a matrixed org – from individual contributor through executive. 
  • Work with engineering counterparts to deliver customer value through our GA Azure services, devices, and other endpoints. 
  • Generate energy and excitement around current execution, and roadmap – internally, across the company and with customers. 
  • Effectively collaborate, build relationships, and influence team members to achieve business objectives. 
  • Live Microsoft’s values by being a positive force for inclusion, allyship, and mentoring. 

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2 years minimum experience in Product Management or Program Management 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience driving program definition, strategy, and delivery in complicated problem spaces. 
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and change. 
  • Experience in driving clarity, alignment, and execution in small and broad teams. 
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills. 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Optional: experience working through a complete product cycle, from initial design through post-release support, across functions. 
  • Optional: experience with Mixed Reality: AR/VR applications, 3D development/design, prototyping. 
  • Optional: experience with product/business planning: Drive market opportunities and partner with Hardware, Software, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Legal, Finance and Business Planning to deliver business outcomes.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Note: Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

Business Analytics Specialist II – Digital Transformation Platform

Job number: 1202625
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Business Programs & Operations
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Overview

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your diverse expertise to unlock the value of data, transform business processes, create new experiences, and infuse the business with look-forward prescriptive and inquisitive insights? Come join us!
  • Business Applications is one of the four key growth areas for Microsoft and our cloud business over the coming years.
  • As a foundational pillar of the company, our group is building the next generation of business applications and platforms that will help businesses large and small succeed in achieving their digital transformation agenda.
  • The products we are responsible for include Dynamics 365, Azure Data, and Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate), Mixed Reality for business and other SaaS applications and workloads.
  • We are seeking a dynamic individual contributor for our Reporting and Analytics function as part of our Insights and Analytics team.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for developing tabular models, reports, dashboards, and analytical insights to drive business success.
  • You will work cross-functionally with product and engineering, enabling them with data and narratives about the customer journey.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build and deploy large scale end to end BI solutions, including tabular models using Analysis Server/XMLA endpoint
  • Create reports and dashboards from various sources.
  • Analyze data using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques.
  • Create and integrate Power Apps and Power Automate flows with Power BI reports.
  • Present findings and recommendations to key decision makers at various management levels
  • Build strong partnerships with stakeholders and manage BI and reporting projects.
  • Articulate project goals and scope, translate business needs into technical terms, set milestones and prepare detailed work breakdown structures.
  • Enhance, evangelize, test and implement BI processes and tools.
  • Help improve Microsoft products through feedback and use of internal BI technologies.
  • Maintain and enhance Share Point hub with embedded reports.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of industry experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Power BI, knowledge of advanced DAX functions and developing large scale Tabular Models
  • 3+ years of experience writing SQL queries.
  • Strong understanding of database management principles and relationship modeling.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters, PHD or MBA Degree in Engineering, Analytics, Information Technology, Management Science, Data Science or related field
  • Experience with big data telemetry systems
  • Knowledge in applied statistics and mathematics
  • Experience with programming languages such as R and Python
  • Experience creating Power Apps and Power Automate workflows.
  • Enjoy discovering and solving problems; proactively seeking clarification of requirements and direction; being a self-starter who takes responsibility when required.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, visual and presentation skills, ability to communicate complex findings in a simple manner to executives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple business and engineering teams
  • A willingness to learn, share, and improve.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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. 

Principal Engineering Manager

Job number: 1202624
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Overview

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your diverse expertise to unlock the value of data, transform business processes, create new experiences, and infuse the business with look-forward prescriptive and inquisitive insights?
  • Would you like to bring your passion for evolving and refining our data platform solution by infusing core Data Stewart functions?
  • Do you enjoy building and developing high performing teams? If so, we have an opportunity for you.
  • Business Application is one of the four key growth areas for Microsoft and our Cloud Business over the coming years.
  • As a foundational pillar of the company, our group is building the next generation of business applications and platforms that will help businesses large and small succeed in achieving their digital transformation agenda.
  • The products we are responsible for include Dynamics 365, Azure Data and Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Microsoft Power Automate).
  • We are looking for a seasoned Software engineering manager who can champion BI engineering, Data quality and insights of ever-growing pool of information generated and resourced from various repositories across organizations.
  • The ideal candidate will drive the vision and strategy for our Business Intelligence & Analytics service.

Responsibilities

  • Rapidly build and grow a talented team of Data engineers, Data scientists and Program managers
  • Deliver Big Data, ML solutions while showing strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering principles and architecture design
  • Inform business strategy through deep insights, cross team collaboration.
  • Provide thought leadership on Data Management activities like, Data Catalog, Data Definition, Data Retention and Standard Representation.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, ML or equivalent industry experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a people manager.
  • 2+ years of experience in building and maintaining Big Data, Analytics and ML systems

 Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in designing Big Data platforms, telemetry and ML ops systems
  • Experience in ML Engineering and experimentation Software lifecycle
  • Track record of mentoring and managing individuals
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity & working independently.   
  • A willingness to learn, share, & improve.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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. 

Data Engineer II – Power Platform & Dynamics 365 Insights and Analytics

Job number: 1202619
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Overview

  • Business Applications is one of the four key growth areas for Microsoft and our cloud business over the coming years.
  • As a foundational pillar of the company, our group is building the next generation of business applications and platforms that will help businesses large and small succeed in achieving their digital transformation process.
  • The products we are responsible for, include Dynamics 365, Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow), Mixed Reality for business and other SaaS applications and workloads.
  • We are seeking a dynamic individual contributor for our Engineering function as part of our Insights and Analytics team.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for building state-of-the-art data pipelines to drive business success as well as productize ML models to help drive usage growth of our products.
  • Our team owns multiple and diverse services like Net Promoter Score and Recommendation pipelines for multiple Microsoft marketplaces.
  • We also support senior leadership, product development, finance, sales & marketing with analysis, insights & reporting.
  • We use data science to drive usage & revenue growth through machine learning models for personalized recommendations, marketing automation & lead scoring.   

Responsibilities

  • Build aggregates and ETL data pipelines required for reporting, insights production, ML models performance and evaluation and ad hoc analysis.
  • Work with data scientist to come up with new actionable insights that improve the customer’s experience.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience as softwaredata engineer.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience in Big Data Engineering and/or ML Engineering
  • Technical aptitude and hands-on experience with data analysis or ETL processing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of big data experience like Cosmos, Hadoop, Azure data lake etc.   
  • Solid understanding of telemetry and data analytics technologies like: SQL, Cosmos, Kusto, Azure ML, R, Python, Spark, Hadoop.
  • Any experience in Azure DevOps, PowerApps, Power Automate and PowerBI would be a plus.
  • Passion for data and the desire to learn & adopt new technologies & analysis methodologies.
  • Enjoy discovering & solving problems.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity & working independently.
  • A willingness to learn, share, & improve.
  • Great written & verbal communication skills.

Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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. 

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