Principal Software Engineer - Azure Active Directory (Backend Services)

Microsoft
1067666
Seating Arrangement Not Specified
Redmond, WA
Full Time
Pay Range Not Provided
July 13, 2021
Direct Hire

Language(s):

  • Java
  • C#
  • C++
  • C

Interview Format(s):

  • Not Specified

Interview Content(s):

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Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is at the center of Microsoft’s cloud strategy. We build and operate critical authentication, authorization and directory services that are used by the millions of Azure, Office, XBOX and Windows users worldwide. In the mobile-first cloud-first world, sign-in and sign-up is the front door for reliable end user experience to use any of Microsoft cloud services.

Azure AD hosts millions of tenants and billions of identities. It serves billions of requests per day in the core authentication and the core directory stack. The org is innovating and investing heavily to evolve the service to address the needs of the future.

The Azure AD team is hiring engineers who are passionate to work on high scale, distributed, highly available, and secure cloud native services. You will have an opportunity to work on the latest technologies in storage, distributed systems and apply innovative algorithms for solving problems at scale and high performance. We need collaborative developers who can think big and find creative ways to meet these big challenges.

#IdentityJobs

Responsibilities

We are looking for a Principal software engineer with a track record of delivering distributed cloud services and passion for solving hard problems. Our culture is inclusive, casual, and high energy; our engineers come from diverse backgrounds, are passionate and grounded in our customer needs.

Build and evolve high scale distributed service.

Work with customers and partner teams to understand and resolve complex issues.

Participate in all stages of product design and development. Dive deep into global-scale service issues and drive improvements to resiliency, latency, and product reliability.

Champion improvements in the quality and stability of service fundamentals and promote engineering best practices.

Engage with experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative solutions.

Demonstrate strong customer empathy, curiosity and willingness to question and learn, and participation in live site on-call rotation.

We are looking for a Principal software engineer with a track record of delivering distributed cloud services and passion for solving hard problems. Our culture is inclusive, casual, and high energy; our engineers come from diverse backgrounds, are passionate and grounded in our customer needs.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

8+ years’ experience in C OR C++ OR C# OR Java OR object-oriented programming

7+ years’ experience building and shipping production grade software or services with emphasis in telemetry and monitoring

4+ years of experience building distributed services

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a technology-focused or Engineering-related discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

Deep technical knowledge of Azure cloud architecture and services, or similar experience with AWS/GCP

Experience in developing high throughput services with asynchronous programming

Hands-on experience implementing various migration strategies

Worked on solutions built for massive ingestion and adaptive scale

Deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups and find win/win solutions

Strong communication skills to interact with audiences that include customers, peers and executive leadership

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 thereafte

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.

Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

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 thereafte

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.