Senior Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you interested in distributed systems, massive scalability, and durability? Are you ready to solve the challenges of Cloud-scale Storage? If so, the Microsoft Azure Storage team is the perfect fit for you. We build Microsoft’s cloud storage solution -- Microsoft Azure Storage -- a massively scalable, highly distributed, ubiquitously accessible storage system, designed to scale out and serve the entire world.


Azure Storage is growing its development team focused on providing the world's lowest cost cloud based storage. Azure Archive Storage service provides secure, low-cost, and energy efficient storage capable of preserving Exabytes of data for decades with the right balance between software and hardware interaction. We are looking for software engineers interested in helping us fulfill our vision of providing a storage service capable of satisfying the worlds ever increasing demand for cloud-based storage for many years to come on the backend team, including dealing with various kinds of software, storage media and hardware challenges.

In this role, developers will influence design, write new code, and gain experience building and delivering a cloud service with many new algorithmic and scalability challenges. You will have an opportunity to make high impact contributions as you build a hyperscale storage system used daily by millions around the globe. To be successful, you must be passionate about distributed storage and thrive in dealing with durability, availability, and concurrency.

Join us and be challenged on a daily basis as you build the largest storage solution Microsoft will offer.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years programming experience in C++, C#, or Java
  • 4+ years of experience building scalable, distributed services
  • Bachelors degree or higher in computer science or related technical fields

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Results oriented
  • Experience with multi-threaded/parallel programming
  • Excellence in software engineering practices, coding, and solid foundation in data structures and algorithms
  • Proven ability to deliver quality software

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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