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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Redmond, Washington

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) ( is the front door to all resources (compute, storage, networking, SQL, etc.) on Azure. It is a unique platform that services all API requests to Azure and implements platform wide features that make Azure scalable, operable and easier for users to interact with. ARM is the Azure control plane through which our customers manage their Azure resources.

ARM is implemented on top of existing Azure resources (such as Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Storage, Load balancers, Redis caches, and more), exposing you to the latest and greatest cloud computing principles. With all the growth we are seeing in Azure, we need to ensure ARM is always available (99.99%), globally distributed and can scale easily during periods of high traffic.


As a Software Engineer, you will work on designing, coding, validating, shipping and running high scale services. You will have the opportunity to use your technical experience to shape the product and its customer experience. This is an excellent opportunity for you to shape DevOps at Azure and build mission critical, large scale distributed systems handling billions of requests per day. We are looking for distributed systems and API experts with a passion for user-facing features and experience working on always available, mission critical systems. If you are excited by Cloud Computing, willingness to learn in an ever-changing environment and above all love to focus on customers and building products they love – we want to hear from you!


Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional experience designing, developing, and shipping high quality software services.

  • 3+ years of coding experience using C#, Java, C++, Golang or C.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agile software development.

  • Experience with distributed systems and services in the cloud.

  • Experience with using or developing with infrastructure-as-code framework.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; solid written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability troubleshooting complex technical issues for running online services in remote datacenters.

  • Experience with other cloud platforms andopen-sourceprojects are a plus.

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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