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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

Come work on some of the fastest growing products at Microsoft and in the industry! The Business Applications Platform is a rapidly growing organization that is responsible for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite of products, Power Platform, and Microsoft Dataverse. Microsoft is considered one of the leaders in Software as a Service in the world of business applications, and this organization is at the heart of how business applications are designed and delivered. Microsoft Dataverse (formerly known as Common Data Service) is the platform to securely store an enormous amount of polygot data in a cost efficient, scalable and easily manageable way.

This team builds a suite of microservices to support the scaling and reliability needs of the platform. You will be a part of a fast-paced team of talented engineers who thrive solving complex problems at scale while doing it with impeccable quality. We are looking for a passionate and motivated hands-on technical architect for cloud platform capabilities in Dataverse, leveraging Office365 and Azure. Team is deep into building multi-tenant, COGS efficient and storage and analytics platform. These capabilities must not only provide the foundation for new user experiences and complex business process definitions, they must also scale out to support active usage around the world by hundreds of thousands of customers 24x7.

You will be expected to work collaboratively within the team and provide technical oversight to feature crews, work through competing priorities, and solve complex technical challenges to meet business goals and maintain live site availability


In this role, you will be an important member of the Microsoft Power Platform Product Group with the following key responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and implementation on multi-tenant, enterprise class Storage and Analytics platform.

  • Build solutions, help create tools, help automate issue detection and diagnosis, to enable customers or support to self-resolve the issues

  • Identify emerging trends or re-occurring escalation scenarios and drive engineering opportunities to mitigate and/or eliminate them. This can include a range of potential work item categories; such as self-healing mechanisms, self-serve, transparency, automation, and/or increasing the capabilities for Azure support

  • Contribute to product improvements by filing impactful bugs, design change requests, and fix and ship them to production, preventing customers from being impacted

  • Able to work well in challenging situations while exhibiting flexibility and the ability to tolerate and manage through ambiguity and uncertainty

  • Beyond extensive technical and product focus, this role requires the ability to frame and communicate issues and recommendations clearly and concisely, show exceptional attention to detail, and demonstrate the ability to build broad relationships with the right influencers, leveraging those relationships to impact key business results


Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience with distributed computing platforms

  • 3+ years of deep professional experience in the following:

  • Microsoft Azure Platform including Cloud Computing, Microsoft Azure architecture and its components (Fabric, Compute, Storage, RDOS, Management Portal)

  • Microsoft SQL Server and Power BI

  • Development/Coding in C#, .NET, PowerShell, CLI, Microsoft Azure, or T-SQL

  • Hands-on experience in all types of storage technologies and their internals BI like ETL, Data warehousing management, Data Mining, Report Designer or developer

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

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.

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