Nothing Managed DX related, but an exciting opportunity for developers nonetheless.  Our group is hiring a few motivated and talented developers just for this role!

There are two positions open currently, you can find out more about the first position (and apply) here:

If you love challenges and want to help make the next version of Windows the best and safest OS in the world for children, the Windows Parental Controls team has a ground-floor opportunity for you! As a Software Development Engineer on our team, you will be expected to make great contributions toward the Windows Client Safe & Secure pillar impacting the next generation of Windows games, browsing, email, music, movies, and instant messaging.

Here is your chance to join a growing team of exceptional developers on the initial version of an all-new Windows Longhorn Parental Controls platform. We are on a highly visible company-wide mission to empower parents to protect their children and make them feel confident that Windows Client will allow their child to safely use the computer unsupervised. Longhorn is the release of Windows that will make parents feel safe about putting a computer in their child’s room. We are still in the early stages of design and development, so come join our team and make your impact on this great new Longhorn platform.

We are partnering with several teams across Microsoft and will be working with external ISV’s, so strong communication, collaboration, problem solving, and technical skills are a must. Strong debugging, analytical, and design skills are also required. The qualified candidate will have 2+ years of software development of production software in Windows using C++, COM and object-oriented design. Other requirements for this position include the ability to write clear, maintainable, performance-sensitive, secure, globalization-ready code; and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline is preferred.

While you can find out more about the second position (and apply) here:

If you love challenges and want to help make the next version of Windows the best and safest OS in the world for children, the Windows Parental Controls team has a ground-floor opportunity for you! As a Software Development Engineer on our team, you will be expected to make great contributions toward the Windows Client Safe & Secure pillar impacting the next generation of Windows games, browsing, email, music, movies, and instant messaging.

Here is your chance to join a growing team of exceptional developers on the initial version of an all-new Windows Longhorn Parental Controls platform. We are on a highly visible company-wide mission to empower parents to protect their children and make them feel confident that Windows Client will allow their child to safely use the computer unsupervised. Longhorn is the release of Windows that will make parents feel safe about putting a computer in their child’s room. We are still in the early stages of design and development, so come join our team and make your impact on this great new Longhorn platform.

We are partnering with several teams across Microsoft and will be working with external ISV’s, so strong communication, collaboration, problem solving, and technical skills are a must. Strong debugging, analytical, and design skills are also required. The qualified candidate will have at 3+ years of software development of production software in Windows using C++ and object-oriented design. Other requirements for this position include the ability to write clear, maintainable, performance-sensitive, secure, globalization-ready code; demonstrated technical leadership; and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline is preferred.