Senior Service Engineer

Last updated 29 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able 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:

  • Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.
  • Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.
  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

The world of business is undergoing a significant change with the next Digital Revolution; the move to the cloud. M365 is at the forefront of this revolution with an ever-expanding array of services and offerings.

We are looking for passionate candidates with experience deploying and supporting M365 Services for large organizations to help us redefine “online support”. This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about deploying or supporting cloud services with knowledge of usage patterns for these services.

As an Advanced Cloud Engineer (ACE) for M365, you will drive the support relationship for named customers, closely monitor and respond to customer questions, representing Microsoft and M365 Engineering in these interactions. You will also be the voice of the customer and have a strong connection into M365 service teams, to identify recurring issues and feature requests to drive product improvements.

If you are passionate about Cloud Services, a quick learner and enjoy helping customers, we want you!


  • Responsible for the customer’s support experience with M365 working closely with engineering
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert on at least one core workload (SharePoint, InTune, Exchange, Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams) in order to assist a broad set of customers.
  • Support M365 customers via a multiple of modalities in a 24x7x365 global support delivery team.
  • Ability to go technically deep across M365 services (at least level 200-300), and actively seek solutions to customer needs and communicate trends to leadership.
  • Improve internal efficiency and customer happiness by finding opportunities to optimize existing processes and tools.
  • Build a close working relationship with other engineering teams related to assigned service areas (ie, Messaging, Collaboration, Device Management, Admin), to leverage in case of escalations, as well as to drive product improvements.


  • This role requires you to hold at minimum, a Top Secret Security Clearance as issued by the U.S. Federal Government and be a U.S. Citizen
  • At least 1 year of experience working with customers on M365 in either administration or support capacity
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Science Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and providing solutions for technical issues
  • Effective customer-facing and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven history of customer-obsession, including blog posts, how-to videos, etc.
  • Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and providing solutions for technical issues
  • Certification in Microsoft and/or competing Cloud Technologies strongly preferred. Can include MSCE in Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Core Infrastructure, Mobility or Productivity

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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