Member of Technical Staff - Mobile Engineering Manager


On Site
USD 137,600.00 - 267,000.00 per year
Full Time


Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Product management
People management
Computer science
Application development
Mobile applications
Design patterns
Open source
Emerging technologies
Mobile development
Knowledge sharing
Software engineering
Product development
Artificial intelligence
Lean methodology
iOS development
User experience
Software development

Job Details

As Microsoft AI we are pushing the boundaries of technology.

We are creating unique, beautiful and powerful products that will change lives. A small, friendly, fast-moving team, we support each other to do the best work of our lives, always looking to break new ground, fast. We are proud of what we build, how we build it and that our products will define the AI era. We run lean, obsess about users, and always make our decisions based on the evidence. We ship regularly, so your work will have real and immediate impact. It's a time of huge change in the AI landscape, and this role will put you right in the heart of it.

We're on the lookout for a talented and passionate Mobile Engineering Manager to help build the next wave of capabilities of our personal AI, Copilot. We're looking for someone with an abundance of positive energy, empathy, and kindness, in addition to being highly effective. The right candidate takes the initiative and enjoys building world-class consumer experiences and products in a fast-paced environment.

Our newly formed organization, Microsoft AI (MAI), focuses on Copilot and other consumer AI products and research. The wider team is responsible for Copilot, Bing, Edge, and generative AI research, while the Mobile Engineering team is responsible for leading and building the mobile experience of Copilot on iOS and Android, collaborating closely with our Product Management, Design and AI Research teams. This role requires a balance of technical skills and effective people management skills.

Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline AND 6+ years of technical engineering experience building consumer-grade applications, coding in languages including, but not limited to, Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, or Java
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in managing, leading, and inspiring a team of engineers, including hiring, retaining, and managing performance.
  • Working knowledge of mobile application architecture, design patterns, and UI/UX principles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 10+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, or Java
    • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 8+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, or Java
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years people management experience.
  • Contributions to open-source projects.
  • Experience with streaming media.
  • Experience building iOS applications from scratch.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers.
  • Passion for learning new technologies and staying up to date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in mobile development and AI.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and contribute to a positive, inclusive work environment, fostering knowledge sharing and growth within the team.

Software Engineering M5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $137,600 - $267,000 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $180,400 - $294,000 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until June 23, 2024.

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form .

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


  • Cares deeply about building world-class AI applications that will delight users.
  • Make hands-on contributions to consumer grade applications for iOS and Android.
  • Ship high-quality, well-tested, secure, and maintainable code.
  • Find a path to get things done despite roadblocks to get your work into the hands of users quickly and iteratively.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, design-driven, product development cycle.
  • Collaborate effectively and communicate clearly with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers, to build exceptional mobile experiences.
  • Embody our Culture and Values .