Senior Software Engineer

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

Have you ever imagined the world with infinite amount of storage available and accessible to everyone? Everyone in the world can easily access their books/music/photos/video/any data from anywhere in the world at any time via any means (e.g. mobile phones, tablets, PCs, smart devices, etc). Did you ever desire to build universally accessible storage system to record the all knowledge known to mankind, to keep all the books/music/videos ever created, or to store all the data collected from all the scientists in the world for them to collaborate upon? Do you want to be part of a team that strives to bring these to reality?

If so, Microsoft Azure Storage team is what you are looking for. We are building Microsoft’s cloud storage solution - Microsoft Azure Storage, which is a massively scalable, highly distributed, ubiquitously accessible storage system, designed to scale out and serve the entire world. We continue to have tremendous hockey stick growth despite having several Exabytes of storage.

Responsibilities

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about building a world class capacity management system. In this role you will help shape and strengthen Azure Storage’s technical and business strategy. If you love large scale distributed systems, full stack web development and love to work on new projects where you can define the work, scope, direction and architect new solutions to make an impact on a massive product like Azure storage, this could be position for you. To be successful in this area you must thrive while solving challenges related to durability, availability, and concurrency while serving millions of requests per second. You will have an opportunity to make high impact changes on a daily basis as you build a hyperscale storage system that may indirectly or directly be used daily by of your friends and family.

As a Senior Engineer on Azure Storage Data Analytics team, you will:

Build services to scale the largest web capacity in the world

Work with engineering and PM teams to build automated software to scale the infrastructure and improve azure storage efficiency

Build visualizations, using modern UI frameworks, to help derive meaningful insights from data

Own end-to-end product design, launch and operation

Create monitoring and alerting to ensure high availability of our services

Partner with PMs, engineers and business stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements, plan and execute projects, and communicate status, risks and issues.

Perform root cause analysis of system and data issues and develop solutions as required.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

3+ years of professional experience building scalable, distributed services

3+ years of professional experience in developing with C#, C++, or Java

3+ years of professional experience in full stack web development

3+ years of professional experience in modern UI frameworks

BS or higher in computer science or related fields

Preferred Qualification:

Passion for large scale storage

Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver quality software

Firm sense of accountability, ownership for end-to-end project lifecycle with solid project management and communication skills.

Capable of technical deep-dives into networking, service design, operating systems and storage.

Experience with multi-threaded/parallel programming

Excellence in software engineering practices, coding and solid foundation in data structures, algorithms with strong testing, debugging and analytical skills

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.

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.

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