SOFTWARE ENGINEER II

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Do you want to work on the systems that drive the financial workflows in Microsoft ensuring that the financial numbers, statistics and insights that we record and report are accurate, timely and compliant? Do you want to work on cutting edge cloud technologies evolving our systems in a modern engineering manner? Do you want to be part of the team that prides itself by owning it services end to end, demonstrates growth mindset and continually lifts the bar with every single deliverable?

If your answer is “YES” to all of them, congratulations! You are a prospective candidate for the software Engineering team in the Corporate Functions Engineering (CFE) organization in Microsoft.

The Outbound Royalties service has a diverse portfolio of applications that play a critical role in ensuring that Microsoft as a company pays Royalties to content partners, game developers and Search traffic acquisition partners on time with accuracy. This organization is also responsible for the systems that are responsible for the controls and compliance aspect of our business that processes hundreds of billions of dollars globally.

In this team, you will have the opportunity to design and develop creative and compelling, solutions in cloud that accomplishes the business outcomes in an automated, timely, cost-effective, compliant and secure way. You will develop software and services at scale, innovating on the latest technologies and modern engineering practices. Delivery of solutions will be done via a DevOps model where success not only includes delivering business value but having a cost-effective, reliable, stable and supportable solution. We partner closely with Microsoft product engineering teams to ensure a great solution is delivered that can help our customers around the world and serve as a showcase to industry. To summarize, you will be an integral part of the digital transformation that is happening in Microsoft getting your hands in engineering systems of: observation, intelligence/insights/analytics, recording/reporting and engagement.

Responsibilities

As a software engineer, you will:

  • Design, Implement, Validate, Release components/services/systems using your software engineering (designing, coding, review, testing, debugging, problem solving and analytical) skills in agile team that will measurably add value to our business partners and stakeholders.
  • Develop designs that are complete from a usability, reliability, security, performance, scale, maintainability, extensibility and built-with-ops-as-first class aspects for the different components/services/system(s) in a cloud world.
  • Write highly efficient clean code that can process large amounts of transactions with low latency and high reliability
  • Design and implement cloud-based distributed systems load balanced over hot/warm/cold storage solutions (blobs/parquet, azure tables, in-memory distributed caches)
  • Design and implement accurate and actionable internal monitoring and tooling to help maintain business SLAs and system health
  • Participate in On Call and Site Reliability rotations to support live site and drive engineered solutions to improve customer experiences.
  • Learn with and as appropriate, lead the team in adopting relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes that progressively advances our services’ capabilities to its different stakeholders.
  • Provide critical thinking, technical innovation, and attention to detail while serving as a trusted advisor in the organization.
  • Gain understanding of Microsoft businesses and the varied processes along with their outcomes and collaborate with all stakeholders to contribute to a cohesive set of capabilities built to deliver frictionless experience.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative skills and/or practical experience
  • 5+ years of development and test automation experience
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience in any high level language (object oriented or functional) building and shipping large-scale, high performance, scalable systems and services
  • 2+ years of experience with distributed computing, and databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Solid knowledge of data-structures, algorithms and object-oriented design patterns
  • Understanding of distributed state management
  • Experience writing and debugging asynchronous and multi-threaded code
  • Experience developing distributed data processing pipelines
  • Experience developing IaaS / PaaS services for a Cloud Platform
  • Experience in a DevOps culture supporting live site.
  • Working experience with Azure platform
  • Experience in Agile execution / delivery.
  • Strong skills in designing, implementing and testing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), REST APIs & micro services.
  • Experience with Data Warehouse, reporting frameworks, building and leveraging data lake on Azure or from other cloud solutions providers.
  • Knowledge in client-side web application development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, frameworks like Angular, React.

Core Services Engineering builds and manages the critical products and services that Microsoft runs on. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day. Core Services Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, large-scale experience with Microsoft and industry solutions. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.

We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

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