Microsoft's Your Phone team looking to hire more than 20 engineers
Microsoft is looking for more than 20 engineers to work for the Your Phone team.
What you need to know
- Microsoft is looking to add more than 20 engineers to the Your Phone team.
- Your Phone allows you to connect your phone and PC and is a key part of Microsoft's mobile strategy.
- The app has received new features and grown significantly since its launch.
Microsoft's Your Phone is a core part of the company's mobile effort. It allows users to sync text messages, notifications, and photos between their phone and PC. Newer beta versions can even mirror some Android phones on Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft is looking to increase its efforts with Your Phone by expanding its team. Vishnu Nath, Director of Program Management, tweeted that Microsoft is looking to hire over 20 additional engineers.
Nath shared the link to a Microsoft careers page that includes the relevant job listings. Available jobs include software engineer, principal software engineering lead, senior software engineer, and senior program manager.
We are continuing to hire in a BIG way for our #YourPhone team focused on building cross device experiences! Come join us as we are looking for (20+) Software engineers including managers and PM! 📱💻 https://t.co/CbBp0cEEARWe are continuing to hire in a BIG way for our #YourPhone team focused on building cross device experiences! Come join us as we are looking for (20+) Software engineers including managers and PM! 📱💻 https://t.co/CbBp0cEEAR— Vishnu Nath 📱💻📲⌨️ (@VishnuNath) July 18, 2019July 18, 2019
While the exact size of the Your Phone team isn't known, an increase of over 20 people is significant. Microsoft is doubling down on its efforts on Android with Your Phone, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Launcher, all of which Nath works on.
Your Phone syncs your photos, text messages, and notifications between your phone and your PC.
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