Microsoft Corporation Principal Architect in Redmond, Washington
Do you have an interest in architecture and software development with a focus on cloud build-out efficiency and security? Do you aim to create solutions that drive customer success while balancing developer needs, deployment velocity, safety, and security? Do you enjoy contributing to a high-performing team, learning new technologies, and empowering customers? If so, the Azure OneFleet Platform Architecture team could be a good fit for you. Our team is responsible for making new cloud build-out more efficient while improving safety, security, and reliability across Azure.
As a Principal Architect in the Azure Experiences and Architecture team, you will have the opportunity to navigate all layers of the Azure stack. Your responsibilities will encompass designing and implementing distributed cloud services and libraries adhering to security best practices, collaborating with teams across the Azure service ecosystem to improve build-out efficiency, building and integrating enhancements to Azure DevOps, and performing architecture reviews. Our team thrives on collaboration, and you will work alongside a diverse group of individuals who welcome challenges, value lifelong learning, and flourish in a cooperative environment. This role also provides mentorship opportunities, potential for career advancement, and engagement in some of the highest-impact areas of the business.
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Design and develop prototype and production-grade solutions to support secure, efficient cloud build-out
Design and develop prototype and production-grade solutions for secure software supply chain management and efficiency
Leverage a broad and current understanding of security to devise new protections across the Azure stack
Collaborate with Azure service teams to improve build-out efficiency and improve overall security state of Azure services
Act as mentor and leader for other architect staff
Embody ourCulture (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/culture) andValues (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about/corporate-values)
OR equivalent experience
3+ years of professional experience with cloud-scale build-out in complex software environments
3+ years of professional experience in threat modeling and secure development tools and practices
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
Additional / Preferred Qualifications:
OR equivalent experience
5+ years of professional experience in building and owning large-scale high-performance infrastructure powering distributed systems
Software Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.
Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay
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