Principal Software Engineer

Microsoft
1070532
Seating Arrangement Not Specified
Redmond, WA
Full Time
Pay Range Not Provided
July 13, 2021
Direct Hire

Language(s):

  • C++
  • C#

Interview Format(s):

  • Not Specified

Interview Content(s):

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Do you want to lead the way on building and operating global scale cloud services in a data-driven way? We are at the center of Microsoft Azure, providing a common operational framework for all Microsoft cloud services and tools. We own the platform and experiences for the Microsoft-wide software inventory system that powers all business-critical tools and processes for security, privacy, spending, reliability and more.

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented technical lead who can think outside the box, work with multiple partner teams to drive company-wide initiatives to enable teams at Microsoft to efficiently meet or exceed company best practices in multiple domains. You will work with a very talented and agile team of software developers that iterates fast and prioritizes delivering business value to customers.

We leverage cutting edge Azure service and data technologies to build operational intelligence products that are widely used across Microsoft teams. We embrace inclusive and diverse ideas – we use empathy, trust, and ownership to drive our team culture. This is an opportunity to innovate, experiment and collaborate to delivery products that make a meaningful impact to Azure and Microsoft.

Responsibilities

In this role you will:

Architect, design and implement services and infrastructure that help drive operational and business decisions for all Azure services

Develop highly reliable and available cloud services that multiple business critical Azure platform services can depend on

Provide technical leadership and direction to the development team and work with partners to help resolve technical conflicts and achieve consensus

Collaborate with multiple Azure cloud services and technology teams to evaluate, leverage and drive enhancement of the Azure platform

In this role you will:

Qualifications

6+ years of experience in Software development and testing

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

2+ years of designing and building large scale distributed services with reliable API and data contracts

Understanding of efficient data structures, algorithms, asynchronous programming, and high-performance data processing

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Proven experience in cloud technology stacks

Excellent communication, collaboration and leadership skills

Demonstrated ability of driving complex problems and reaching consensus across teams

Proven experience in solving ambiguous and complex software engineering problems.

Expertise in designing and implementing well-defined, modular, secure, testable, reliable, diagnosable, actively monitored and reusable components and services.

ML and/or data science background is 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.

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

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 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.