Microsoft Is Renewing The Focus On Gaming And Game Development Technologies, To Release Cross Platform Gaming Framework

Just few days back, we reported that Microsoft is going to talk about its next gen DirectX platform at GDC next month. You can read about it here. A recent Microsoft career listing is revealing some more information on Microsoft’s vision for game development. There are some good news for game developers, Microsoft is claiming that they are renewing the focus on gaming and game development technologies. Also, Microsoft is working on a ┬ámodern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable across various platforms including Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Read the full description,

In the coming wave of Windows product release, we are renewing the focus on gaming and game development technologies. We are looking for strong Software Development Engineers who are passionate about game technologies to join our team.

“New Devices and Gaming” is looking for passionate and experienced developers to join us. Your contribution will have direct impact on how we win back our game developers from our competitors. As a member of the newly formed team, you will have the rare opportunity to influence our planning and design from the beginning. We will create a modern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable across various platforms including Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Working on the gaming technologies, you will collaborate with both internal partner teams across the company and external ecosystem partners to enable end-to-end gaming scenarios.

Required Qualifications:
Excellent C++ programming skills
5+ years of experience in software development
Solid engineering practices in design, coding, and testing
Effective communication and collaboration with other engineers
Track record of shipping one or more commercial software product
BS+ degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in Windows 8, Windows Phone, iOS or Android development
Experience in Azure web service development
Proficiency in C#, Objective-C, Java
Experience shipping a public API

Source: Microsoft via: @h0x0d

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