Senior Software Engineer


Redmond, WA, USA Remote

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Feb 14

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Hybrid Cloud presents unique engineering challenges and market opportunities that dwarf hyper-scale public clouds. If you are interested in building foundational technologies that will enable this next wave of Cloud Computing come join us to establish the next cloud frontier in Azure Edge & Platform! 


To deliver on our vision, we’re looking for engineers who are excited about the prospect of learning and diving into different areas, who will bring clarity to our designs and can methodically bring a plan into action. This is a unique opportunity that will heighten your knowledge of distributed systems and you will be part of a team that empowers individuals to make technical decisions and execute on them. 


We’re looking for motivated engineers who want to solve interesting problems and lead change across teams. As an engineer in our team, you will work with senior and principal engineers in a specific feature area, collaborate with peers, and have the opportunity to mentor junior engineers. You will be hands-on in the development process which includes assisting with the authoring and reviewing of designs, writing and reviewing production code, and supporting our live services. This role will have a measurable impact on customer growth and satisfaction for one of the fastest growing businesses at Microsoft. We are looking for a senior software engineer, who thinks strategically, works pragmatically and with enthusiasm in a fast-moving environment with few guardrails. You will need strong customer empathy and an ability to focus our engineering efforts on customer requirements as well as Azure’s business priorities. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • 6+ years of professional work experience in a technical role 
  • 1+ year experience with C#, C++, Java or other object-oriented programming languages 
  • 1+ year of experience building reliable, distributed systems at scale 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent relevant work experience 
  • Experience in cloud development principles and patterns, particularly loosely coupled architectures and micro-services 
  • Technical knowledge of cloud storage, and networking 
  • Ability for setting and driving towards measurable goals 
  • Excellent collaboration skills with ability to develop key partnerships 
  • Experience with Azure 

Cloud Background check:

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.


Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

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