According to the recent job post on the Microsoft career site, the next generation of Windows User Interface and User experience is coming to Windows 8.It would be pretty interesting to see what Microsoft includes in the next version of Windows.
Software Development Engineer in Test – Windows
Job Category: Software Engineering: Test
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Job ID: 706665 11055
Division: Windows Division
Do you want to play an integral part in building the next generation User Experience for Windows? Do you want to work on cutting edge user interface technologies which will be used on screens across the world? Are you passionate about testing? If so, we want you to be on the Windows User Experience Test Team!
Your opening awaits to work alongside a strong team of talented SDETs to develop robust automated and manual test collateral, define and refine test tools and methodologies, and work closely with dev and pm counterparts to shape features that will be used by millions of customers. You will be responsible for ensuring quality on a high-impact feature set, responding to internal customer feedback, and helping to expand the depth and scope of testing within the User Experience team. Opportunities to work with both internal and external windows partners to build and deliver on the next-generation UI are significant.
Beyond the above, you’ll have abundant opportunities to grow and expand your personal technical abilities and leadership skills. Successful candidates will have expertise with C++ or C#, working knowledge of .Net Framework, HTTP, and other related technologies, strong coding/debugging skills, understanding of the software development process and demonstrated success working in a fast paced environment. Applicants must have 3+ years of experience in an SDET role and a passion for developing end-user experiences.
Thanks to Codename Windows for the info.