Meet Microsoft’s Engineering Team

Look a little north in Europe and you’ll see a great variety of career opportunities with one of the largest, most competitive high tech companies in the world today. Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen in Denmark, one of Microsoft’s strategic international development centers, is home to highly specialized Software Engineers from all over the world and right now, we’re looking for more talented New Grads to join us as Software Developers!

Meet a Software Development Lead, Kostas Kastrinogiannis (graduate of ECE NTUA), and a Software Engineering Manager, Laurent Ricci, and learn what career opportunities Microsoft has to offer within the challenging and rewarding development of business software solutions for ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management). During this event you will be able to get an overview of our development process and methodologies, our products and how they enable our customers to optimize their businesses, and what work and life looks like in Copenhagen. You will gain insight into how you can be part of a development team that builds world-leading products and have a genuine impact on how millions of people work across the globe.

Space for this event is limited, so please register in advance to meet our engineers from the Dynamics team in Denmark!

Date: Tuesday June 3, 2014
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Location: Microsoft Athens: Leoforos Kifisias 221 Maroussi, Greece 15124 – Room “The Stage”

More details here.

“e-Skills for Jobs 2014 Grand Event: Mobilising to Support Job Creation and Upskilling of the Workforce”, 6 May 2014, Athens-Greece

The e-Skills for Jobs 2014 campaign aims to raise awareness of the need for citizens to improve their command of ICT skills for work. The campaign is a response to the growing demand for ICT-skilled professionals which is currently not met, despite high level of unemployment in Europe.

The campaign comes under the umbrella of the Commission’s Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, an EU-wide multi-stakeholder partnership helping to address a shortfall in the number of European citizens with ICT professional skills, and to exploit the employment creation potential of ICT.

The professor of the Department of Digital Systems, Panagiotis Demestichas, participated in the “Panel 3. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs – A conversation with the Youth”. Watch the video:

The professor of the Department of Digital Systems, Sokratis Katsikas, participated in the “Workshop I: Reinforcing a competitive Digital Economy”.

More details here.