Senior Software Engineer

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

Anything and Everything e-Commerce is happening in the Cloud and Ecosystems Management (C+E) Group, under the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Division in Microsoft. Businesses in the company have their own customer facing portals, and then call C+E backend services to leverage our e-Commerce capabilities. Our solutions go from consumer customers, like XBOX Gamers, all the way to large corporations and governments, paying contracts worth thousands of dollars. We also support service to service API interactions with external Resellers, who sell Microsoft products and services. In addition, we enable third parties to transact on our platform, allowing them to upload and sell their own applications and/or content. Our solutions go to just about all markets in the world, which means we handle all financial and tax systems, all currencies, all payment methods, all languages, etc. Billions of dollars are transacted on our platform. So if you know or want to learn all about Business Monetization, and you want to take it to the next level, this is the job for you.

We passionately believe success depends on creating challenges and opportunities for team members to own and tackle. We delegate, we empower, we mentor, we help hands on, and then get out of the way to have team members lead us to success. This is a great environment to develop technical and non-technical organizationally agility and mobility. We work with business owners to enable them and guide them to monetize their business strategy. Then we use Engineering Excellence and agility to deliver tangible business impact.

We are a team where everything we do is directly quantifiable into revenue dollars impact. We are delivering the backbone of Microsoft’s ability to financially transact with customers on top of Azure Kubernetes. We use big data to process petabytes of transactions every day, and leverage machine learning / business intelligence to guide service excellence and business model evolution. We passionately believe that empowering every person on the planet to achieve more starts right here with our own team members. Bring your passion, drive and skills, and we’ll partner with you to unleash your potential for high business impact and career growth

Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer you are responsible for translating business requirements into deployed software solutions. You are expected to set your own execution goals, and report and drive to completion independently. You are expected to build productive relationships with relevant stakeholders and counterparts, working directly with them across organizational boundaries. You are expected to be aware of all aspects of end to end feature or scenario you’re delivering, and get involved beyond software development, as appropriate

Qualifications

8+ years software development experience shipping customer-facing products or online services

Ability to communicate effectively and build credibility with Management and Executives.

Ability to lead technically and be a positive influence to other Engineers in the team

Ability to create clarity and make progress under high uncertainty and highly dynamic environments

Excellent C++, C# or Java coding skills, with a degree in Computer Science or an equivalent degree

Ability to understand unfamiliar services, and troubleshoot and address complex integration issues.

Strong Data Storage, Management and Mining Skills are a plus - Familiarity with e-Commerce is also a plus.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.