Microsoft Research Silicon Valley

Visit Microsoft Research Silicon ValleyLocated in Mountain View, California, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley was founded in August 2001 and employs over 75 researchers. The lab’s primary focus is on distributed computing and includes privacy, security, protocols, fault-tolerance, large-scale systems, concurrency, computer architecture, Internet search and services, and related theory. Learn more...

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From the Director

Roy Levin“Our primary goal is to advance the state of the art in distributed systems and related fields, while strengthening the architecture and technology of Microsoft’s products. The Silicon Valley lab emphasizes technical excellence, technical breadth and flexibility, commitment to impact, and collegial interaction among researchers. Our research projects explore and prototype technologies likely to be strategic to Microsoft in the two- to five-year time frame.”

Roy Levin, Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley

Careers at Microsoft Research

We are always looking for exceptional researchers, post-docs, and interns. For more information about a career at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, see: