Software Engineer II

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

Office 365 is one of the fastest growing business at Microsoft and in the industry as a whole. Today, tens of millions of organizations and hundreds of millions of users world-wide depend on Office 365 for their day-to-day productivity. Even at this scale, our business is growing with double digit percentages year over year.

Office 365 Core is the team that's behind all this success, by building the massively scalable distributed systems and infrastructure that power the major Office 365 workloads such as Exchange Online, Teams, and many other services across Office 365 and Microsoft.

We have a broad set of technology areas and challenges, including storage, high availability, identity, service fabric, engineering infra, data intelligence / artificial intelligence, security, enterprise hybrid, multi-media / real-time communication, information protection, etc. We have a dynamic team culture that encourages learning, collaboration, and making bold bets. We are looking for passionate engineers to join us, to learn, and deliver amazing impact to our business and community with innovation and technology.


In this position, you will build the tools, technologies, and services that enable the engineering pipeline for Office 365. You will be responsible for building large-scale services as well as ensuring that the day-to-day experience of engineers are both efficient and empowering.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Software Design and Development experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelors, BA, BA CS, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge in one or more of these languages: C#, C++, Java, Python, SQL or similar.
  • Background contributing to complex, high-scale distributed systems that meet evolving business requirements
  • Strong technical problem solving and communication skills, both verbal and written

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.

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