Software Engineer- CTJ

Microsoft

Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Microsoft Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (CHIE) is the team behind Microsoft’s expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft’s “Intelligent Cloud” mission. CHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform globally with our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve that mission. As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, in high volume with high quality and lowest cost is of paramount importance. To achieve this goal, the Cloud Hardware Manufacturing Engineering (CHME) team is instrumental in defining and delivering operational measures of success for hardware manufacturing, improving the planning process, quality, delivery, scale and sustainability related to Microsoft cloud hardware. We are looking for seasoned engineers with a strong passion for customer focused solutions, insight and industry knowledge to envision and implement future technical solutions that will manage and optimize the Cloud infrastructure.

Our challenges are around large-scale distributed system that span millions of nodes across multiple geographical boundaries.  We are looking for brilliant engineers to join our team and make our world-class cloud infrastructure even better. We are looking for a highly motivated Software Engineer II (SWE II) with a track record in SW development to come help us develop, and light up innovative software solutions that powers Azure hardware. You will be participating in building the future of Microsoft’s Government cloud.

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Responsibilities

  • We are looking for Software Engineers with well-rounded experiences working with all aspects of high throughput and multi-tenant services in private clouds.
  • The SWE would evaluate gaps in our services when functioning in private cloud and design/ develop these features to fill those gaps
  • The SWE should be aware of DevOps concepts and best practices, have CI/CD implementation expertise as well as have experience troubleshooting service issues
  • Besides participating in the daily live site operations together with the other engineers on the team, the SWE will be responsible for making sure the right monitoring is in place (and add monitoring when needed) as well as track and implement Performance and COGS monitoring and fixes.
  • You should use private cloud’s day to day operations and offer inputs to feature teams to improve overall operation overhead in private clouds

Security Requirements:  

Candidates must be able 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:  

  • Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.
  • Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with full scope polygraph) clearance.
  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to
askstaff@microsoft.com.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years systems engineering or DevOps experience with large-scale, distributed infrastructures 
  • 3+ years’ experience writing product code in a cloud service (C++, C#, Node.JS or similar) including experience with algorithms, data structures, and software design 
  • 1+ years’ experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, etc. 
  • Solid foundation in both software and systems engineering 
  • Experience writing code to automate day-to-day tasks
  • Experience in service engineering lifecycle and live site operation at internet scale. 

BS degree in Computer Science or a related field Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience troubleshooting, investigating, and fixing production issues in large scale cloud and/or hosted environments 
  • Skills in priority setting, analysis, communication, time management, scheduling, and multitasking 
  • Experience with building infrastructure using Microsoft Azure technology 
  • Sense of ownership and continuous improvement mindset 
  • Proven verbal and written communication 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.

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