// Why Microsoft?
Your potential just got a promotion.
Imagine having the resources to influence tomorrow's reality today, and having fun while you do it. That's Microsoft. Yes, we're obsessed with the future and technology's influence on it. How can we make things better, faster, easier, more intuitive? These questions are embedded in our DNA and our funded incubation programs help us take big ideas from the lab out into the real world.
Do something unexpected, try something new, and you'll be applauded for it. One of the most important beliefs we have is that really great ideas happen when people make bold moves. There's a history of idea incubation and risk-taking here. That's the benefit of having the resources of an industry leader in your corner.
A career at Microsoft offers you the chance to be on the forefront of technological development, working with smart colleagues on meaningful projects. It's an opportunity to impact hundreds of millions of people around the world and leave a lasting technological legacy. If you're ready to discover just how far your talents can take you, we invite you to explore our current job openings at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center.
The benefits of thinking big.
At Microsoft, people are the source of our energy. Creative people from all types of backgrounds, bringing passion and new ideas, meeting challenges, and realizing their potential. Our benefits plan and career resources are designed to keep our most important assets — our employees — healthy, happy, and moving ahead at optimal speed. The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center also offers additional benefits unique to our Cambridge location:
- World class work environment with bright, modern workspaces in the heart of Kendall Square.
- Monthly subsidy for Commuter Rail and T passes for all full time Microsoft employees.
- Onsite Fitness Center complete with locker rooms, shower facilities and a range of equipment.
- Game room complete with Ping Pong table, Xbox and large plasma TV.
- Stunning views of the Charles River and greater Boston skyline.
Visit our career center for a comprehensive overview of Microsoft benefits.