Software Engineer II

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you passionate about cloud computing? Are you excited about transforming Microsoft’s most critical business through automation, data and intelligence? If so, come help us build the most reliable, efficient, and futuristic datacenter infrastructure on the planet.

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations and Innovation (CO+I) team builds and operates Microsoft datacenters, which in turn power Microsoft’s cloud business. We anticipate and provide capacity for continuous scale, enabling ~30% of Microsoft revenue through Commercial Cloud ($38 billion in FY20 Q1). The CO+I Engineering team (CO+IE) delivers services, applications, and automation supporting datacenter planning, construction, and operation. We own a large portfolio of services, including workflows that enable predicable, lowest cost datacenter construction, telemetry systems that drive high availability and optimized energy usage, and task and performance management applications that help our operation run as efficiently as possible. CO+I Engineering is a competitive advantage for Microsoft, and an important pillar in its cloud success.

The Critical Environment Engineering team in CO+I Engineering focuses on building world class engineering solutions to manage Microsoft datacenters’ electric and mechanical infrastructure. We are building a few full-stack V1 services to fundamentally change how our data center critical environment infrastructure is managed, monitored and operated. We are looking for a strong full stack software engineer who is capable of front-end software development using open source technologies (React/Angular) and backend software development which is mostly on Azure. The ideal candidate would be a passionate, innovative and self-driven software engineer with willingness to learn new technologies. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with datacenter industry leaders and world class engineers to make a big impact to Microsoft's massive cloud infrastructure.


  • Understand Data center Critical Environment domain

  • Design and build web applications using open source technologies (React/Angular)

  • Design and build web services using C#, Azure App Services, Cosmos DB, etc.

  • Work collaboratively with partners to drive clarity in scenarios and priorities.

  • Work independently to drive dependency and clear road blockers.


  • BS degree or equivalent

  • 3+ years of industrial experience in shipping products

  • Self-drive individual with passion to deliver high quality design and code

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

  • Strong customer focus

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.

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.


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