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Microsoft: A Magnificent Career for Freshers

Fresh Graduates enter Microsoft India through campus selections from the IT major visiting campuses during the year. Therefore Graduates undergo Microsoft College Hiring & Traineeship Program of any of its business groups and get an opportunity to learn, gain insight, most importantly, get hands-on experience in solving real problems on real projects.

Creative thinking and the desire to work hard
Trainees and Interns come from a variety of academic disciplines including Computer Science/ IT Engineering and Business Management. The most important talent Microsoft seeks from its College and Internship applicants include genuine passion and curiosity about technology, creative thinking and the desire to work hard.

Microsoft Groups in India
  • Microsoft Global Services India (MGSI)
  • Microsoft India Development Center (MSIDC)
  • Global Technical Support Center (GTSC)
  • Microsoft IT India (MSIT India)
  • Microsoft Research India (MSR India)
  • Sales & marketing Services Group (SMSG)
Fulltime opportunities in Microsoft
  • Software Development
  • User Experience
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Technical Evangelist
  • Human Resources
  • Technical Support
Software Development:
Some of Microsoft Software Development positions include:

Program Manager (PM)
Program Manager will drive the technical vision, design, and implementation of next-generation software solutions. They work directly with other key team members including Software Development Engineers and Software Development Engineers in Test.

  • Pursuing a BE/ BTech/ DD degree in Computer Science/ IT
  • Familiarity with managing complex project schedules, solving complex problems and nurturing cross-group collaboration
  • Strong technical prowess, including understanding of algorithms, systems architecture and end-user experience
Software Development Engineer (SDE)
Software Development Engineer will make decisions about design and feature implementation. SDE brings products to life by working with Program Managers to ensure strong design and Software Development Engineers in Test to ensure quality through testing.

  • Pursuing a BE/ BTech/ DD degree in Computer Science/ IT, ability to derive creative and innovative solutions by thinking "outside the box"
  • Expertise in feature definition, design and feasibility
  • Demonstrated skill in estimating development time
Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET ensures a product’s quality by making sure it performs as users expect it to.

  • Pursuing a BE/ BTech/ DD degree in Computer Science/ IT
  • Ability to solve complex problems and write automation systems and device drivers
  • Ability to author test plans and cases, conduct security and stress tests, and debug at source level after identifying, investigating, and prioritizing bugs
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and conflict management
User Experience
Some of Microsoft User Experience positions include:

User Experience
  • User Experience Designer will be responsible for driving cross-team collaboration with the world’s best user experience researchers, program managers, product planners and developers from the early stages of planning through implementation.
  • Qualifications:
    • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, HCI, Industrial or Graphic design, or related field
    • Ability to apply strategic, business-building approach to user experience designs while integrating user research and usability evaluation throughout
    • Strong problem-solving ability with balanced interaction and visual design skills
    • 1-2 years of work or classroom experience in evolving design solutions from hand-sketched ideas to interactive Director, HTML or Flash prototypes.
    • 1-2 years of practical work experience in JavaScript, Lingo and ActionScript knowledge preferred
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as self confidence
Sales and marketing:
Some of marketing positions include:

Technical Evangelist
  • Technical Presenter: Through live seminars and other face-to-face presenting activities evangelize to targeted audiences on new and existing Microsoft technologies.
  • Developer Evangelist: Address developers' issues and challenges with Microsoft technology.
  • Pursuing M.B.A. in Marketing, Information Science, or related degree
  • MCSE, MCT or MOUS certification preferred
  • Presentation experience and Microsoft product and business knowledge desired
Technology Specialist
Technology Specialist evangelize include Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Systems Management Server, Microsoft Operations Manager, Microsoft Application Center, Windows Terminal Services, Interoperability, Services for UNIX and Netware, Microsoft Identity Integration Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

  • Pursuing M.B.A. in Marketing, Information Science or related degree
  • Microsoft product certification or MCSE is preferred
  • Technical pre-sales experience preferred
Account Manager
  • Pursuing M.B.A. in Marketing, Information Science or related degree
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer-service oriented skills desired
  • Practical sales experience preferred
Technical Account Manager
  • Pursuing M. B.A. in Business, Markting, Information Science,
  • Microsoft Product Certification, MCSE, or other technical certifications preferred
Human Resources
The HR Trax Program
HR Trax is Microsoft’s accelerated HR development program for interns and full-time hires from universities around the world.

The HR Trax program is a tailored two-year rotational assignment (two one-year rotations) that places Trax members in challenging roles across HR. Participants are assigned “real-life” projects and responsibilities, and are expected to have a significant impact in the work they do and contributions they make. Upon completing the program, Trax members emerge with a solid understanding of Microsoft HR, Microsoft business functions, a strong track record and a network to propel them to future success.

  • Pursuing MBA or MA in HR-related field preferred.
  • 1-2 years of practical internship or professional experience in HR related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, recognize trends and identify systematic approaches to solving problems in a fast-moving, dynamic environment.
Technical Support
Support Engineer
The role of the Support Engineer includes:
  • Finding solutions for technically complex problems identified in Microsoft products.
  • Solve highly complex level of problems, involving broad, in-depth product knowledge or in-depth product specialty;
  • Collaborate on cross-team and cross-product technical issues by working with resources from other groups as needed to resolve customer issues. Collaborate with Tech Leads and escalation resources when appropriate.
Eligibility - BE/BTech in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics
Published date : 12 Aug 2015 05:49PM

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