A new job opening at Microsoft reveals how Microsoft is planning to bring all its future devices and innovations to a single Core operating system “Windows Core OS” aka WCOS. The job responsibilities for “Senior Software Engineer” talk about working on technologies related to integration of Mixed Reality with the Windows Core OS.
We are looking for an experienced engineer to help enabling new and exciting Mixed Reality scenarios. The Mixed Reality Composition team is working on innovative technologies related to integration of Mixed Reality with the Windows Core OS and enabling new devices and features to let your applications work in your reality.
You will constantly be faced with complex problems and challenges and will have to make decisions based on telemetry and user feedback. You will work in code ranging from kernel components all the way to application frameworks and Windows Shell. Power, performance, no regressions, high quality code will always be among the top metrics.
This integration will lead to new devices and features using the Mixed reality technologies integrated to Windows Core OS.
Windows Core OS (WCOS) is Microsoft’s new unified Windows OS in works, and is considered to be the future of Windows. It is supposed to power all kind of devices and new form factors. Some recent leaks had revealed that Microsoft may be planning to separate the Windows Core OS and Features experience for various versions of the Windows CoreOS. It also appeared in a Geekbench listing and in official documentation sometime ago.