Software Engineer II (Azure Data Factory)


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be and take their careers to levels they cannot achieve anywhere else. This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and the sky is the limit thinking a cloud-enabled world.

Microsoft’s Intelligence Platform engineering team is leading the transformation of analytics in the world of data with products like Power BI, Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Explorer. We will bring the world’s data to the Microsoft Cloud, power a new class of data first applications, and empower everyone on the planet to make better decisions with data.  

We do not just value differences or different perspectives. We seek them out and invite them in so we can tap into the collective power of everyone in the company. As a result, our ideas are better, our products are better, and our customers are better served.

Data Integration. The goal of the data integration team is to build data gravity on the Microsoft Cloud. Massive volumes of data are generated – not just from transactional systems of record, but also from the world around us. A lot of customer data is managed through Microsoft products and services – both cloud and on-premises. Our data integration products – Azure Data Factory and Power Query will make it easy for customers to bring in, clean, shape, and join data, to extract intelligence.  


As an engineer, you have an opportunity to work on distributed system and big data technologies to build a massively scalable cloud platform service. You will collaborate closely with other developers, program managers and designers, and participate in all stages of Azure Data Factory service lifecycle – from initial research, prototyping, development, testing, debugging, all the way through deployment in production and operational readiness. You will have the opportunity to build end-to-end customer facing capabilities across components and stack, and ensure that all these capabilities are monitored, healthy and highly reliable. You will also engage with customers and community to learn their use cases and incorporate customer feedback into future product releases.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, IT technical discipline, or 3+ years of industry engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of programming implementation experience in Java OR C++ OR C OR object-oriented programming.
  • 2+ of expereince with the latest technologies used in building Web applications and Web services such as HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, jQuery, Angular, React.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building and shipping production grade software or services.
  • Experience using agile methodologies or test-driven development (TDD).
  • Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes
  • Experience with any of the ETL, data integration products or any industrial data service

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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Cloud Screening (required for all C+AI Job Descriptions)

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.






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