Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

With the amount of data being created growing exponentially and "Big Data" becoming mainstream in the computing industry, traditional data analysis tools are no longer sufficient to draw insights from Terabytes and Petabytes of data. We are the AI Solutions Engineering team - a fast paced team with a startup mindset within the Cloud & Artificial Intelligence org. We leverage the Azure AI platform to create customer focused solutions for Microsoft customers and partners with a focus on enterprise readiness. We also create innovative tools and processes to make it easy to build, deploy and manage such AI/ML solutions.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about designing and building predictive cloud- based solutions that deliver measurable business impact. You will have the ability to employ advanced machine learning techniques and leverage the power of the Azure technology stack to meet this objective.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience

  • 5+ years of experience with C#, C/C++, and/or Java.

  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer working on industrial strength software and a proven track record of having shipped successful software products.

Preferred:

  • 3+ years of experience with cloud services: Azure, AWS, Google Cloud.

  • 3+ years of experience with SQL and/or NoSQL.

  • 3+ years of experience with Restful web services.

  • 3+ years of experience with software development tools such as source control systems, automated build systems, compilers, software validation systems, test harnesses, continuous integration & deployment. Must have strong debugging skills

  • 1+ years of experience with mentoring junior engineers.

  • 1+ years of experience with DevOps supporting production systems.

  • Experience providing strategic and tactical insights into product development with senior leadership.

  • Passion and empathy for customers. You should LOVE building solutions and experiences that make their lives easier and deliver measurable business value.

  • Passion and excitement for software engineering. You should LOVE creating performant software and working with bleeding edge technology.

  • An authoritative background in Data Structures, Algorithms, Analysis of algorithm complexity and efficient implementation of complex algorithms. Good understanding of analytical & statistical concepts.

  • An understanding of software service development principles and patterns such as loose coupling and clean separation of services.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Software Engineers, Engineering Management, Data Scientists, UX designers and Program Managers.

  • Interest in or exposure to machine learning concepts as well as data analysis 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.

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 https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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