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Microsoft Corporation Sr. Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

The Azure Production Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) team's vision is to make it easy for everyone to create, consume, and manage planetary-scale, reliable cloud production services and infrastructure to achieve more. As a team, we bring together significant and complementary capabilities with tooling, infrastructure, monitoring and insights in new ways to increase our perspective. Our diversity of knowledge and experience comes together for the benefit of our users, our colleagues, our business, and ourselves.

Are you passionate about building cloud-scale services, generating actionable insights from big data, working on cutting edge technology and delighting customers? Does the opportunity to develop platforms and experiences to enable developers to operate massive cloud services productively and efficiently excite you? We are at the center of Microsoft Azure, providing a common operational framework for cloud services and insight providers. We own the platform and experiences for analyzing all kinds of service related data to provide actionable insights and policy-based guidance for service metrics to meet organizational targets and best practices across the spectrum of service fundamentals like reliability, security, performance, privacy, COGS etc. We deal with truly big data (PBs) from all Azure services, in both streaming and batch mode, to extract insights and metrics. Core to our mission is collecting the right data on a massive scale and making it actionable. Building out computational logic on a massive scale that processes tons of data will be a routine part of the job.


We are looking for a highly motivated and talented developer who can think outside the box, harness the huge amount and variety of service data we have access to, and come up with innovative ideas for solutions and actionable insights that make running world-class services easy. You will work with a very talented and agile set of software developers that iterates fast and prioritizes delivering business value to customers.

In this role you will:

  • Develop services, APIs, and UX to help drive operational and business decisions for all Azure services

  • Develop near real-time and batch data pipelines using multiple big data technologies

  • Collaborate with multiple Azure cloud services and technology teams to leverage and drive enhancement of platform building blocks.

  • Work in high visibility, high impact projects that help drive Microsoft’s goals.



  • 3+ years software development experience

  • 2+ years of design and development experience in C#, C++ and/or Java.


  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Good understanding of efficient data structures, algorithms, asynchronous programming and high-performance data processing.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • A customer centered mentality and experience in frontend and customer facing projects.

  • Angular experience 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 at .

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