Software Engineer

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud race to win it! We are part of the Azure networking team responsible for designing, building and operating critical network services that will help us differentiate from our fierce competitors and generate new revenue. We are responsible connecting our world-wide cloud datacenters, and enabling enterprises to connect their on-premise networks and devices to the cloud, in the most secure and performant way possible. Our team also builds application delivery services such as load balancing and firewalls. At the core of these services is a solid SDN and NFV infrastructure, to autonomously manage the network with continuous innovation to improve agility, scalability, reliability and cost effectiveness of our services.


We are looking for software engineers who are passionate about building infrastructure and hyperscale systems that are responsible for high impact network services that provide reliable connectivity, security and application delivery.

This is a highly visible role in an area of large and expanding investment for Azure and offers a terrific opportunity for technical and career growth. Our team's innovations are well recognized in the cloud and networking industry.


Basic Requirements:

  • BS or MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related degree
  • 1+ years of post academic professional software engineering experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Expertise in building large scale distributed systems and cloud services
  • Expertise in Routing, TCPIP and BGP
  • Proficiency in one or more: C#, C++, GoLang, Java, Rust
  • Knowledge of large-scale Data Processing, Monitoring, Alerting and Fleet Management is a plus
  • Knowledge of security and compliance is a plus

By applying to this position, you are being considered for multiple like positions in Redmond, WA and Sunnyvale, CA. Position specifics, including hiring team, and position details, will be determined during the interview process.

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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