After we broke the news about Office App Store another job post regarding Office 15 have surfaced.This time it deals with the office Mobile applications.The job post states that Microsoft is working on a Platform Abstraction layer which will enable them to run office application on various mobile platforms.Also the job post clearly states that they have partnered with Nokia and are looking forward to ship Office mobile applications and services including word,PowerPoint, excel.
Here is what the job Post reads-
Job Category: Software Engineering: Test
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Job ID: 733213 26865
Division: Microsoft Business Division
Do you wish to work on the forefront of mobility? Would you like to play a part in the next wave of Office application for mobility?
We are the Office Mobile Shared Services Team (OMSS). We are bringing ready-to-use Information worker solutions (that include the Office suite of apps) across billions of mobile devices as part of the Office 15 Wave. We are a team that drives the charter and thinking around mobility across MBD (the division that builds Microsoft Office), to enable mobile-aware Office applications on several leading-edge mobile platforms. The software will enhance the productivity and satisfaction of mobile information workers and support a myriad of local device services (audio, video, GPS, crypto, sync, and more) as well as a rich set of cloud-based services.
As part of OMSS Platform Abstraction Layer (PAL) team we are building a Platform Abstraction layer which will abstract applications to work with various mobile platforms. Our first smartphone partner is Nokia, which has already shipped Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile on their smartphones and are looking forward to shipping Office Mobile applications and services including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, SharePoint services, intranet access capabilities, enterprise device management and more! And this is just the beginning.
If you are enthusiastic and passionate about testing in the mobile space, collaborating with a geographically dispersed team while clearly articulating your ideas and concerns, OMSS is the place for you!
The Office Mobile Shared Services team is ramping up quickly so don’t miss your chance to be part of an exciting new venture within Office!