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Microsoft Corporation Senior Site Reliability Engineer in Redmond, Washington

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We are looking for a highly talented, energetic team player who has experience in Azure or AWS or similar cloud computing platforms. Our Site Reliability engineers are persistent problem solvers, always focused on mitigating issues and owning a problem until resolution is in place. To accomplish this, they work in close collaboration with various engineering & PM teams across org. They are also involved in troubleshooting, making sure the sites & services are reliable (available, reachable, scalable, secure & compliant). They own infrastructure and are involved in Infra as Code, CI/CD automations, developing tools to support DevOps model and analyzing vast amounts of data to find trends and suggest improvements for Site reliability.

This highly challenging role offers diverse opportunities like:

  • Collaborate with peer engineering teams throughout the full SDL.

  • Provide engineering teams with availability, performance, and scalability expertise.

  • Constantly improve customer experience through quantitative service monitoring, alarming, and dashboards.

  • In depth data analysis to gauge service trends and make improvements.

  • Developing service health dashboards by consuming exposed APIs.

  • Improving performance, availability, and Security (Site reliability)

  • Making service BCP compliant.

  • Capacity planning and Utilization, Service cost and optimization.

  • Finding gaps and Improving KPIs

  • Implementing customized and out-of-box monitoring frameworks

The successful candidate will be working collaboratively with Redmond, Reston, China & India based teams. We need individuals with exceptional technical and communications skills.

This role can be based remotely anywhere in the USA.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • Extensive knowledge about designing, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms.

  • Knowledge in scripting & Querying languages

  • Networking fundamentals, design and troubleshooting.

  • Good understanding of SDLC.

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent 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. 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 at .

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