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Software Engineer II


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Microsoft Azure Edge + Platform (E+P) is a globally distributed team of engineers, architects, program managers, product managers, business program managers, business administrators, user experience researchers and designers who are responsible for the platform for Microsoft and for delivering Microsoft’s edge vision. We create the most reliable and trustworthy OS and platform services to empower Microsoft and our customers to achieve more. We unlock the next wave of opportunity at the edge through an at-scale ecosystem driving widespread adoption of our Microsoft cloud services.

Team Overview:

The Data Protection and Threat Resistance team is responsible for safeguarding user data and ensuring the trustworthiness of the operating system. Our team’s work underpins the security of the Azure cloud and edge devices – over 1 billion Windows PCs, Xbox and Hololens devices, among others. We produce cutting edge data protection and hardening features such as Bitlocker and HVCI which give us confidence that even in the face of sophisticated modern threats, customer data in the cloud and on the edge is only accessible when authorized and the integrity of the underlying platform is maintained.





Role Responsibilities

You will contribute across the Data Protection and Threat Resistance team scope. You will ship platform security features to meet the needs of our customers, drive scenarios and lead initiatives across the organization collaborating closely with partner teams. In addition, you will mentor developers elsewhere in the team helping foster a diverse and inclusive team.


Required Qualifications:

  • BS or above in Computer Science or related field.
  • 4+ years relevant industry experience.
  • Proficient in C or C++ development.
  • Proven track record shipping large products and in large organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

Background Check: 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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