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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Redmond, Washington

Azure Edge + Platform brings together Edge platforms, devices, and services to deliver Edge solutions, operating systems, and engineering systems. Driven by its customers’ needs, Azure Edge + Platform seeks to accelerate growth for Azure, E&D, and Microsoft’s customers worldwide.

The organization’s portfolio spans the Cloud Edge Stack, Azure Engineering Systems, Azure Media Services - for end-to-end media workflow and analytics - and Microsoft’s Operating Systems including the Azure Host OS and Windows. This portfolio impressively powers the world with more than one billion monthly active devices.

Our team delivers the foundations for every Windows device on this planet to communicate with outside world. It doesn’t matter if the device is the most powerful server from Azure’s Data Center; or the latest and hottest model of Surface tablet and Surface Book; or the Xbox One console in your living room; or the IoT devices deployed in every corner, our technologies are the interface between the Windows Operating System and all other networking hardware.


We are looking for an experienced developer to join the team that is taking networking to the next level. We want you if you have expertise in advanced OS concepts as well as solid design and C++ development skills. While we are moving fast, we are in this for the long haul. We like working with people who are passionate about quality in the products they build and in their own work, relentlessly improving, and helping those around them learn and grow. A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent, and five or more years of experience in software design & coding are important. You get extra cookies for bringing more education (master’s degree in CS), past experience developing on Windows or Windows Phone, and some experience with Networking Hardware and Software.

The position involves broad scope and impact, deep technologies, exciting analytical problems, and lots of fun collaboration. If this appeals to you, what are you waiting for? Apply Now!


Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years software development experience

  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Experience in C/C++ and solid analytical problem and technical trobleshooting skills Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in debugging complex system is a plus

  • Experience in API design is a plus

  • Experience in network programming is a plus

  • Be self-motivated

  • Passion for hardware and be fascinated by how stuff works

  • Passion for learning, be a faster learner

  • Passion for sharing knowledge, teaching and mentoring others, and helping others/other teams to succeed.

  • Enjoy working in a team of talented engineers and having weekly lunch together with them.

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 every two years.

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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