Software Engineer II

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft Teams is core to Microsoft's vision for intelligent communications and productivity pane into modern workplace. We are fast becoming THE hub for teamwork in Office 365 with hundreds of thousands of organizations and tens of millions of users across the globe using Teams. Microsoft Teams announced 75M daily users in April 2020 (adding 31M in just over a month) and still rapidly growing, cementing it as the fastest growing business application in Microsoft history.

We are looking for a great Software Engineer to drive implementation data collection & processing platform. The telemetry team's charter is to enable our feature teams to understand their customers and drive strategic investment to make customers successful.

Our culture is inclusive, casual and high energy; our team members come from diverse backgrounds, thrive through teamwork, and are grounded in our customer needs. The team collaboration space is going through rapid growth. People can learn new technologies and grow their career quickly

About us:

  • We’re a savvy group of generalizing specialists; we blend years of software engineering expertise with some of the newest and most popular tools, frameworks and methodologies to empower an entire organization to build great software.
  • We pride ourselves in building and operationalizing an events data platform that emits, collects, enriches and analyzes over 100 billion events per day.
  • We deliver in near real time datasets that drive business and operational KPIs across Teams organization.

About you:

  • You have a strong sense of craftsmanship in the solutions you create and an idea about how software should and should not be built.
  • You seek out opportunities to learn new skills and technologies.
  • You have end to end architectural understanding of connected apps (like Teams) and supporting backend services
  • You have a history of driving successful team level and cross-org initiatives.


  • Design, develop and maintain data platform components that power the Telemetry systems for Microsoft Teams
  • Help stand up scalable & reliable services with great monitoring & telemetry support
  • Champion best practices, tools and processes for a data-driven, quality-focused release of Microsoft Teams as frequently as possible to our customers


  • 3+ years hands on experience in any of the following languages: Java, Scala, C#
  • Experience operationalizing and supporting services
  • Cloud and services experience, with Azure cloud experience highly desirable.
  • Data driven, customer focused, and organized.
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive for reaching across teams and organizations to make progress collaboratively.
  • Experience in map reduce, Apache Spark highly desirable.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering OR equivalent years of work experience.

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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