Senior Software Standards Engineer


Dallas, TX, USA Remote

Full time

Customer Services/Support + Customer Success

Feb 23

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We are looking for a Senior Standards Engineer who has the ability to quickly grasp and adapt to new technologies and concepts. This role is within the new Azure for Operators group in Azure formed with a mission to empower operators, enterprises, and governments with ubiquitous computing over a secure programmable network. 


As a Standards Engineer you will always work in the forefront defining the system solutions for the next generations of Packet Core and is expected to innovate and think out of the box on a regular basis for telco applications.


The candidate will be responsible for representing Microsoft in global standard bodies including but not limited to 3GPP, ATIS, GSMA, ETSI, as well as open-Source communities and driving Microsoft’s strategic interest in these organizations. With the great opportunity to build innovations that benefit Microsoft’s products and generate new IPs.


  • Represent Microsoft in standards body activities to influence the industry with innovative vision of the company
  • Contribute to the definition of product roadmap
  • Provide active support for, product management, pre-sales and marketing activities including technical solutions support in the RFI/RFP response
  • Provide system level technical support in customer meetings
  • Work closely with our technical area leaders; be involved in early technical discussions, ensure synchronization between Microsoft Products and the 3GPP standard with regards to functionality and performance, in tight coordination with Product Management and Product Development.



  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in the wireless telecommunications industry
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or related field
  • In-depth knowledge of 3GPP EPC and 5G core from standards to product
  • Competence within one or more of the following: Telecom, IT systems, Cloud Development


  • Previous participation and contribution to 3GPP standards is a plus
  • Competence in edge computing
  • Competence in massive & critical IoT.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and can clearly communicate while expertly driving multiple projects across many teams
  • Highly developed knowledge sharing & collaboration 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.


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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