Sr. Software Development Engineer - Azure Quantum

Last updated 44 minutes ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Be part of the next revolution in computing! In the Microsoft Quantum Systems team, we are working on developer tools and system software to support a scalable quantum computer. We develop the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit which includes the compiler, environment, tools and libraries for programming quantum algorithms. We are working on new Azure services and software to help us invite even more people into our industry-leading quantum ecosystem.


You will help us design, develop and maintain tools and services that other developers and researchers from around world use to create their own cutting-edge quantum applications. You’ll thrive in this role if you love critical thinking, problem solving, design, coding and debugging. If you’re also passionate about building platforms, can’t wait to execute and get results, and have experience delivering quality software for large scale projects, this could be a great match. We value passion, inclusion, creativity, agility, accountability, collaboration and a desire to learn a new exciting technical area.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience developing commercial software with C#, C++ or Java

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical field
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Technical leadership in building distributed and highly scalable online services on Azure or similar cloud platforms
  • Detail oriented design, coding, debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for quality with customer empathy
  • Experience with Open Source Software development

Prior experience with quantum computing or quantum physics isn’t required. As part of our team you will have ample opportunity to acquire and expand your knowledge in these areas.  





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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