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Software Engineering Manager


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


As the Chaos Engineering group of Azure, we believe that the principles of Chaos engineering can benefit almost every stage of software development. Our vision is to make fault injection accessible for all services running on Azure and we strive to make it easy for our customers to use Fault injection with their large-scale distributed systems. We build on a broad range of subjects including processor architecture, operating systems, code injection, networking, mesh orchestrators, etc. to deliver innovative fault-injection products. As a result, our customers know exactly how their services will behave when faults occur. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to amplify resiliency engineering at Microsoft, powered by a team willing to take risks, support original ideas, and collaborate to build innovative solutions.


In this role, you will use your experience and technical depth to guide technical implementation and delivery of cloud services and software SDKs and products that will be used for Chaos Engineering. You will own multiple strategic partnerships with engineering organizations that will result in market-leading features for Azure Chaos Studio. As a hands-on technical leader, you will guide the team as they build scalable technology offerings spanning operating systems, virtual machines, and .NET runtimes. Finally, to be effective, the person in this role will be a good mentor, a pragmatic problem solver and have a solid ability to drive operational and technical excellence in their team


Required qualifications (need to be quantifiable):

  • 7+ years of software design and development experience of production grade systems/or services hosted in the cloud
  • 7+ years of working with C# or Java or any language to build services
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • A BS/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Good written and oral communication skills with an ability to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Demonstrated prior experience with operations inherent in running a reliable production-grade customer-facing service.


  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot performance and reliability issues
  • Prior experience working in an agile development team with a customer facing product

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