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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

APIs are the foundation of our connected, digital world. Azure API Management enables companies building APIs to publish, describe, secure, manage and monitor their APIs so that they can focus on providing the functionality their developers want, while we provide them the infrastructure they need.

We’re looking to add great developers who want to work on a rapidly growing service that is highly connected to its customers and grow the product in Serverless and Hybrid environments. You’ll get a chance to build features that can be immediately deployed and validated, and get opportunity to contribute to validation, support and diagnosis of live systems. We’re looking for solid driver for a critical area in API Management space that can produce high quality solutions independently, but will contribute to and benefit from a collaborative and dynamic team environment. We live in Azure and do our work in C# and SQL. We’re part of an organization whose mission is to deliver the Azure Application Platform and that actively embraces Open Source developers and solutions.



In this position the candidate will work with latest technologies in the cloud, enable container deployments, build easy API development experience in Azure backed by containers, virtual machines, Azure Functions or the backend of customer choice.

We have a specific opening for a backend developer who is capable of working on highly scalable service infrastructure. You will be able to contribute to a variety of service features including our proxy engine, management APIs, data analytics, and deployment infrastructure.

·Design and develop large scale distributed software services and solutions in collaboration with teammates.

·Design services with a strong focus on high availability and scalability, robustness, and observability.

·Build software prototypes and conduct experiments to evaluate alternative architectures.

·Stay educated on existing and state of the art technologies, and do proof-of-concepts to evaluate technology fits for customer needs

·Mentor junior engineers


Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of software development and design experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering or related field, or equivalent field experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong C#/C++/Java or any other OOP skills with a good knowledge of Data Structures/Algorithms.

  • Experience with large scale distributed systems and multithreading

  • Track record shippingcomplex commercia software successfully

  • Knowledge and experience with messaging, eventing technologies, pub/sub services

  • Strong problem-solving skills and passion to solve hard problems as part of a team

  • Experience with Azure service infrastructure and web security protocols highly desired.

  • Experience with other cloud platforms and open source projects are a plus.

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 ( .

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