Windows Update Client for Windows 8 is in “planning and preparation” revealed a Microsoft job posting:
SDE II(701629 -External)
Job Category: Software Engineering: Development
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Job ID: 701629 7857
Division: Server & Tools Business
As part of this team, you will help shape Windows 8. Components of our code include a core agent that runs as an NT service, an API layer and a UI application. We talk to the update servers using web services and we have special protocols in place to deal with the massive scale of the system.
The successful candidate will have: • Excellent design and development skills • A strong ability to work independently and across disciplines in order to drive a product feature • Five years of industry experience • A BS or greater degree in Computer Science or related technical field.