Software Engineering Manager Secret-CTJ


September 14, 2021

Microsoft is reimagining the way Sovereign Clouds are engineered, maintained, and operated. This environment is fast paced where innovation, collaboration, and engineering excellence are core to our culture. We are looking for people with solid engineering backgrounds, strong ownership mentalities, and coming from different industries. Your diverse perspectives with a passion to raise the bar will set you up for success. Our culture has made our team a family where we work full stack to solve complex and ambiguous problems continually learning from each other.
Our team’s mission is to grow the business by building software that keeps our enterprise promises of high availability, resiliency, data management, security, and compliance across the entire suite of Azure services, with a special focus on government clouds. We leverage data to derive insights and drive new market opportunities for broader Azure global expansion across new geographies & regions and industries in public & private sectors.
We are looking for talented and motivated software engineering leaders that are interested in making their mark in Azure and join a team with immense growth opportunities! Responsibilities
As a Principal Engineering Manager in the team, this position will lead a team who own:
  • Lead a team of passionate high caliber engineers developing and coaching them to higher performance and engagement.
  • Design and lead implementation of end of end intelligence threat detection alerts/alarms in software.
  • Access and integrate information from network monitoring tools and other data analytics tools and sources to decipher underlying trends or uncover anomalies and discern obscure patterns and attributes.
  • Work independently and collaboratively with other research and product teams across Microsoft.
  • Mentor and develop people.
Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience with development and design working on high availability systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
  • The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government 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:
  • 5+ years of leadership and/or people management experience.
  • 5+ years of Agile Experience
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide spectrum of people in business and technical domains.
  • Experience in development and design at scale.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, Data Warehouse, and reporting frameworks, relational or NoSQL database experience, test automation.
  • Operating in an Agile environment.
  • Translate problem solving techniques into code.
  • Experience with direct, remote and virtual teams.
  • Experience in supportability “DevOps” environment.
  • Experience or familiarity with Microsoft Technologies

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