Microsoft Team matching

Oct 16, 2018 14 Comments

Hey guys. Which teams in Microsoft would you guys recommend to start as a SWE new grad? (Office, UST, Security, Devops, Teams, VS? etc) I'm looking for suggestions !
Thanks!

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  • Microsoft / Sales rainsucks
    Like you have a choice what group you are placed in ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. You fell for the recruiterโ€™s BS!! Get ready for that ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ†
    Oct 17, 2018 0
  • Microsoft jdXT64
    Do not choose Xbox and Minecraft.
    Oct 16, 2018 4
    • OP
      Could I ask why? I thought Xbox team were doing some cool stuff.
      Oct 16, 2018
    • Microsoft jdXT64
      Reorg, budget cuts, turnover.
      Oct 16, 2018
    • Microsoft Basura
      Whatโ€™s going on with Minecraft in particular? I know several people that joined recently.
      Oct 16, 2018
    • Microsoft Pixelates
      Minecraft is a revolving door
      Oct 16, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng SwitchJobs
    Go for Office or Azure(Network or Compute)
    Oct 16, 2018 2
    • Barclays PLC Pwyr9saF
      How's azure identity and bing/cortana
      Oct 16, 2018
    • Microsoft / Eng SwitchJobs
      Azure identity is okay. Bing and Cortana belong to different orgs and are good, at least in Redmond.
      Given a chance go to Office.
      Oct 17, 2018
  • New / Product JustHuman
    Theyโ€™re letting you pick? ๐Ÿค” did you intern?
    Oct 16, 2018 1
    • OP
      Not Really. I got the offer, and they asked me which team will I be interested in. I don't think they are letting me pick, but wanted to know which team are good for career growth.
      Oct 16, 2018
  • Microsoft galaxies
    Office. Teams. Azure.
    Oct 17, 2018 0
  • Microsoft futbol
    Office is extremely stable, strong business, and excellent WLB. Azure is also a great place to be but more startup type culture. More stressful, probably will learn more, but almost certainly have less WLB. I'd definitely choose between these two orgs though.
    Oct 17, 2018 0
  • Microsoft Nygard
    Look at Blind posts on what the worst teams are.
    Oct 16, 2018 0

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