Job Description

Skype is software that enables the world’s conversations. Hundreds of millions of individuals and businesses actively use Skype to make over a billion minutes of video / voice calls per day, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users.

Big Data doesn't get much bigger than this. We are building the next generation of data infrastructure for Skype, one of the largest consumer services on the internet. If you get excited by billions of transactions, PETABYTES of data, machine learning, and predictive analytics then this is the challenge you've been looking for.

The world of Big Data is new territory and we are looking for creative and motivated engineers to help forge the path. Members of the team will play a key role in shaping the vision, architecture, and products that enable our users to have even better experiences.

If you’re a great engineer looking for a start-up environment working on world leading Data Science platforms which will soon reach Exabyte data volume, then come join our team and help build our future.

Skills & Requirements

•a Software Craftsman proficient in C, C++, C#, Java OO programming, or equivalent

•an Engineer with experience on Cloud and Big Data technologies such as Azure, Hadoop, MapReduce, Amazon EC2

•someone with solid experience working with distributed systems development

•a true Engineer who is able to build solutions to real-world problems at scale, working with terabyte, petabyte, exabyte data sets!

•a graduate with a BSc in Computer Science or equivalent, from a leading institution

About Skype

Would you like to work on a product which is used by millions of people every day?  Skype is software that enables the world’s conversations.Hundreds of millions of individuals and businesses actively use Skype making over 700 million minutes of video / voice calls per day, send instant messages and sharing files with other Skype users. If you have a keen desire to stretch yourself to support the delivery ofgreat products and features then Skype’s the perfect place for you. Everyday Skype enables 100's of millions of people to be together, even when they're apart. We're global thinkers with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto, Prague, Singapore, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tartu and Tokyo. Our wonderful offices are relaxed, funky, innovative and dog friendly - we're more like family around here. 


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Senior Software Engineer - Big Data & Machine Learning (C++/ C#/ Azure) at Skype - C#