Senior Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you passionate about buildingmission criticalhighly available, scalable,and responsive services? Do you want to buildcloudscale services using thecutting-edgetechnologies?Doesowning thesystemthatis home to tens of billions of accounts excite you?What aboutpoweringMicrosoft’s commercial and consumer businesstransactions?

Microsoft's Business Application Group islooking for anenthusiastic, talented, driven, energetic, experiencedSoftware Development Engineer who canmake a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation ofhigh-scale distributed systemsand transform key services that power Microsoft's business.As aSeniorSoftware Development Engineer in the team, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovativesolutions.

Our culture emphasizescontinuousimprovement, customer focus, and engineering excellencein acollaborativeenvironment. We are looking foroutstandingengineers to join our team and make our world-class cloud infrastructure even better.  

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of features and initiatives across the organization, including the preparation of technical requirements and design specifications
  • Investigate, prototype, and deliver new and innovativesolutions
  • Deliver high quality softwareviaworking in a dynamic, team-focused Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Instill best practices for software development and documentation,ensuredesigns meet requirements, and deliver exceptional-quality work on tight schedules

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Extensive professional hands-on experience in software developmentoflarge-scaledistributed services
  • Proficient in, at least, one modern programming language such asC#, SQL,PowerShell,orPython.
  • Experience contributing to the architecture,design, coding, debugging, and problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiencedevelopingcomplex software systems that havedeliveredvalue to thecustomers
  • Knowledge of professional software engineeringandbest practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.

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 theAccommodation 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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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