Thursday, 17 January 2013

Microsoft has secret "Black Project" in planning

Well, what could we discover fine here? A project called "Black Project". What is probably hiding underneath? One thing is for sure now - even Microsoft has some plans that are realized only wait. Betrayed by the way the whole thing has a job offer on the website of the U.S. company from Redmond.

Microsoft seems to be planning secret "Black Project"

Exactly looking for a new Microsoft Senior Software Development Engineer in Test to work on the UEFI for Windows Phone. In the accompanying tweet is from a "confidential project" is mentioned. UEFI stands for "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" and is the software between the operating system and firmware. So something like a next-gen BIOS.
Follow skills you should bring:
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work across multiple teams across multiple divisions
  • Solid understanding of software quality assurance and processes
  • Strong desire to join and influence a sustainable, high performance test culture
  • The ideal candidate will also possess:
  • Strong communications skills
  • At least 5 years of development or test in shipping products
  • Strong C / C + + / C # programming background
  • Strong development and design skills with a proven track record

Exactly what Microsoft has in the works there?

That is precisely the question that needs to be answered here. Most likely, these are a new type of operating system for the next generation of hardware devices. Windows 9? Windows Phone 9?