Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington
Have you ever imagined the world with an infinite amount of storage available and accessible to everyone? A place where everyone in the world can easily access their books/music/photos/video/any data from anywhere at any time via any means (e.g. mobile phones, tablets, PCs, smart devices, etc). Did you ever desire a universally accessible storage system to record all the knowledge known to mankind, to keep all the books/music/videos ever created, or to store all the data collected from all the scientists in the world for them to collaborate upon? Do you want to be part of a team that strives to bring these to reality?
If so, the Microsoft Azure Storage team is what you are looking for. We are building Microsoft’s cloud storage solution - Microsoft Azure Storage, which is a massively scalable, highly distributed, ubiquitously accessible storage system, designed to scale out and serve the entire world. We continue to have tremendous hockey stick growth, we have many Exabyte’s of data stored, and are designing and building systems for Zettabyte scale to support demand growth for the coming years.
We are looking for engineers who are passionate about distributed storage, more specifically in improving Availability and Resiliency. Customers have critical applications and services running on Azure. The availability and resiliency of Azure Storage is important for their success.
To be successful in these areas, you must thrive while solving challenges related to availability and resiliency for a distributed system. You will have an opportunity to make high impact changes daily as you build a hyper scale storage system that may indirectly or directly be used daily by your friends and family.
5+ years of experience working on scalable system software and/or services
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Design, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required
Distributed systems knowledge
Strong debugging, testing and analytical skills
Passion for customers
Solid collaboration skills
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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