Microsoft has posted about a job requirement which throws some light on the upcoming update for the Windows Phone devices. Codenamed â€śBlueâ€ť, like its Windows 8 counterpart, the job posting requires touch-optimized version of Microsoft Excel. The posting also reveals existence of Excel MX team which should be very similar to the OneNote MX and Lynx MX.
The Windows Phone Blue update will bring myriad tweaks to the user experience and will bring newer (and better) version of Internet Explorer, Mail, Calendar, Bing and other Windows Phone 8 apps.
The Windows Phone Blue update will include some kernel and driver updates to enhance the battery runtimes and performance. [via microsoft] Here is the exact job description:
The Microsoft Office Division is investing heavily in Mobile scenarios to bring productivity & life enhancements to mobile information workers. Office is betting big on mobile phones and tablets and now is your chance to be a part of the excitement!
The Excel Office Mobile team is looking for a seasoned development lead who is willing to re-imagine the Excel experiences for the next version of Windows Phone. Our Vision is to make Excel Mobile on Windows Phone the undisputed leader for visualizing and working with spreadsheets on a phone. The Excel Mobile team will deliver a compelling new Windows Phone version of Excel that is touch-optimized and targeted for the phone form factor.
As a development lead you will hire and manage a team of top-notch developers, be personally involved in designing and coding features, and work closely with PM and Test counterparts across multiple orgs to help realize the vision of building high quality excel app for Windows Phone Blue. In partnership with the Excel MX, Data Visualization and Excel Web Services team your team will be responsible to develop a common code enabling us to build a mobile app which will (1) allow users to have a consistent experience with spreadsheets across Web, Slate and Phone end while leveraging the power of the cloud (Excel Web Services, Office Client Services, SkyDrive and O365).
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