Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer Top Secret - CTJ

Microsoft

September 14, 2021

Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s commercial Cloud Services. Azure Global Infrastructure team focuses on the design and build of datacenters, operation centers and devices for hyperscale cloud, cloud services, security for customer data and services, engages directly with Azure’s largest adopters, and are thought leaders in Privacy and Compliance. This team solves the full spectrum of tough problems for Microsoft ranging from design, deployment, and commerce. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate and shape the world’s computer, and we encourage you to apply and learn more!
If you are a strong technical leader, passionate about Cloud and Web Services technologies, eager and able to delve into and learn exciting new technologies, with the tenacity to solve hard technical problems, then this position is for you.
Be part of an open, fun, and diverse team that is focused on building next generation common operational platforms, services, and solutions for Azure cloud. We leverage cutting edge Azure service, data, and ML technologies to build products that are widely used across Microsoft teams. We embrace inclusivity and diverse ideas – we use empathy, trust, and ownership to drive our team culture and deliver products in a quick and iterative manner. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, tackling problems that don’t have a defined solution, but require creativity and teaming to deliver meaningful business outcomes. We continuously strive for world class engineering and operational excellence. You will have the freedom to influence our designs and architectural roadmap and drive specific goals around scalability and availability. Responsibilities
  • Technical leadership, coaching, and mentoring a team of highly skilled Software Engineers.
  • Build scalable systems and services for operational efficiency and managing Azure cloud services at scale.
  • Work with Azure service teams to identify and articulate investment areas to drive efficiency, scale, and availability of the platform.
  • Work with data science teams to build data-driven approach to identify gaps and improvements.
  • Architect, design, and implement cloud engineering systems and platforms.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience in Object-Oriented Programming language such as C# OR C++ OR Java, OR equivalent.
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Security Clearance. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.

  • Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.
  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building and operating web services, IaaS, PaaS on Azure, AWS, or Google.
  • Experience building scalable and high-available services in Cloud.
  • Solid CS fundamentals, fluent in multi-threaded, asynchronous programming, architecting at scale.
  • Excellent technical design, problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
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