Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Have you ever wanted to work on a deep problem that is also the pillar of Microsoft’s and industry’s future? Do you want to develop software services that impact billions of customers and bring in billions of dollars of revenue? Are you passionate about building large scale services in the cloud? If yes, consider Azure Core Compute. We manage an order of million servers across dozens of data centers across the globe and turn those into usable Compute resources for customers. Azure Core Compute ships the platform that enables every kind of application running on Cloud from the largest enterprises to individual entrepreneurs. What used to take IT/Operations groups weeks to setup custom hardware, install software, patch OS, configure networks, install load balancers - our service does that in seconds and does so billions of times a day. Customers get the elastic compute capacity they want, as much as they want and in the shape that they want. These are powerful cloud paradigms that are shifting the entire industry and Azure Compute is Microsoft’s spearhead in this battle.


In this role, you will be working to build the core infrastructure that enables creation and management of large scale deployments with tens of thousands of machines within fraction of minutes. You will be responsible to influence core architecture of the Azure stack and design and deliver functionalities end to end. You would have opportunities to demonstrate technical leadership, design distributed systems at scale, and deliver high quality of service through live site excellence. Prior exposure to technologies such as Azure, .Net/C#, building applications platforms or frameworks, data modelling, building scalable services will be an advantage.


Required qualifications:

5+ years of experience in software design and development skills.

Effective problem solving and analytical skills

Experience of building and shipping high quality products/services end to end

Experience with distributed programming models

A BA/BS degree in computer science, related discipline or 5 years of equivalent industry 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.

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