Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Redmond, Washington

Are you interested in building secure, resilient and scalable cloud services for enterprise businesses at a global scale? Want to work with a fun, dedicated group of creative people in a stable expanding organization? Like coding, innovation and want to be part of building a large scale and highly distributed system, then look no further!

The vision for Identity for Cloud OS (Azure Active Directory) is a modern, cloud based identity management service providing provisioning, authentication, federation, governance, application access control & data protection at a global scale. Identity is a competitive differentiator for Microsoft and significant value-add for Microsoft Azure and Office 365 among other Microsoft services. Our infrastructure code enables deployment, monitoring, security, diagnostics, capacity for front-ends, middle-tier and backend data tier services at global scale for millions of customers, including businesses and governments. We handle everything from mission critical data storage, to orchestration of multiple front end roles in Microsoft Azure.

We are looking for smart, motivated and innovative developers who are passionate about building highly secure, cloud scale services with built-in resiliency and performance. You will need to be technically deep and effective, contributing to hands-on coding, design, code reviews and overall quality and security bar. You will also own Live Site processes so that we can ship code into production environment at a defined, regular cadence.

Some specific qualifications include:

• 3+ years in development and design experience (C#/C++/C and/or Java) with strong debugging, troubleshooting demonstrated experience in a large scale, services environment

• Excellent analytical skills with systematic and structured approach to software design

• Strong problem solving, critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills

• At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or 2+ years equivalent industry/intern experience


Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

Development (engineering)