Software Engineering Intern at Microsoft – Lagos, Nigeria

January 26, 2024

Job Description

Software engineer interns (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Program Managers as they consider user needs and product requirements. You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions. As a SWE, you are dedicated to design, development and testing of next-generation software which will empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

At Microsoft, Interns work on real-world projects in collaboration with teams across the world, while having fun along the way. You’ll be empowered to build community, explore your passions and achieve your goals. This is your chance to bring your solutions and ideas to life while working on cutting-edge technology.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.
  • One year of programming experience in an object-oriented language.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of computer science fundamentals, including data structures and algorithms.

Responsibilities

  • Applies engineering principles to solve complex problems through sound and creative engineering.
  • Quickly learns new engineering methods and incorporates them into his or her work processes.
  • Seeks feedback and applies internal or industry best practices to improve his or her technical solutions.
  • Demonstrates skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment.