Software Engineer II


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

OneDrive and SharePoint are rapidly growing services at the center of Microsoft's cloud, interacting with almost every part of Microsoft. You would be a part of a team that is fundamentally changing the way that millions of people use their devices and interact with the most important content for their home, work, and school.

We are looking for smart, agile, and intellectually curious engineers who love creating and building things that delight and protect our customers. You will be working with a team of amazing engineers, PMs, and designers, and work closely with other teams across Microsoft to deliver large scale, distributed architectures, and features to meet OneDrive and SharePoint's core service needs.



You will work in large-scale distributed systems that are critical for customers around the world. You will design and deliver services that manage internet-scale data stores, enable best-in-the-world file and site browsing and editing performance, or add innovative features to how people manage and interact with their data. Given the scope of OneDrive and SharePoint, we have positions that range from the very front end of how a customer interacts with our services, through core system logic, to mega-scale storage, to background infrastructure to support our services and the engineers that build and maintain them. Everything you do will be supported by a world-class engineering team.

As an engineer in our team, you will contribute to and help shape the vibrant, inclusive engineering culture of OneDrive & SharePoint. You will be expected to do deep, data-driven, collaborative design for additions and changes to our products. You will write clean, efficient code and comprehensive tests. You will build excellent coverage with metrics and telemetry to ensure we understand exactly what is happening with our services at all times. And you will deliver features that will support and serve hundreds of millions of customers around the world.


Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of industry programming, software development, and/or software engineering experience.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent
  • Experience collaborating with peers and partner teams to meet joint engineering goals
  • Solid coding, debugging, algorithm design, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with cloud-scale services and server/service management features.
  • Able to learn new systems quickly and adapt new methodologies to our services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with building cloud-scale infrastructure components.
  • Awareness, passion, and experience related to cloud scale distributed design and patterns.
  • Familiarity with secure software design concepts
  • Proven track record of delivering projects that include multiple components
  • Ability and eagerness to work across and partner with multiple engineering teams to achieve business goals

By applying to this position, you are being considered for multiple like positions within our organization – OneDrive and SharePoint. #ODSPEng

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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