Software Engineer II

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

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Come work for Business Application Services (BAS) and help shape the future of business process at Microsoft! Our team is accountable for Microsoft’s internal SAP ERP suite of solutions. BAS is seeking a Software Engineer to join the Finance team to drive the delivery of specific elements of our ERP capability as our organization continues to work to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

The Software Engineer is responsible for delivery of high quality enterprise level solutions in support of the BAS Mission. This role will represent and contribute to the engineering discipline during program/project execution via a Combined Engineering model (i.e. in partnership with other engineering teams). This includes a strong accountability regarding adherence to the Microsoft ITLC during the engineering activities and processes.

This specific Software Engineer will function heavily within the SAP platform in the Finance domains/modules of FI, CO, CO-PA, Treasury, FI-CA AR, FSCM, RAR, BIS, and/or Procurement. This individual will need a solid understanding of both the technology and practices used in these spaces as well as the evolution of requirements into a high-quality, sustainable, and scalable solution.

Lastly, this position is responsible for ensuring that Microsoft software engineering policies and procedures are upheld by both BAS’s full-time employees and suppliers through process evolution and measurability.


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the execution & adherence of Software Engineering Standards
  • Contribute to and drive evolution of BAS’s Combined Engineering environment
  • Accountable for retention of critical intellectual property
  • Actively drive architecture, design and delivery work items within program/project constructs
  • Foster proactive and cooperative relationships within the project/feature team
  • Contribute to project/feature team documentation consistent with methodology
  • Support production deployments/solutions via established DevOps model/escalation framework
  • Exercise independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining flexible and scalable solutions
  • Successfully complete engineering phases in conformance to program/project goals, requirements, and schedule
  • Analyze applications and make necessary changes to optimize solutions
  • Accurately estimate work/time required to complete tasks
  • Assist with the creation of project plans
  • Regularly review backlog and groom user stories and participate in various sprint ceremonies
  • Participate in the creation of new guidelines and procedures


Required Qualifcations:

  • 5+ years of experience in SAP FI, CO, Treasury, FI-CA AR, FSCM/Receivables Management, RAR, BIS, and/or Procurement
  • Experience in S/4 HANA and Fiori
  • Experience with a variety of SDLC methodologies such as: Waterfall, SCRUM, SAFe, or other agile methodologies
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required
  • The successful candidate must ba a US Citizen
    • Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements

Preferred, not required:

  • Excellent understanding of software engineering best practices
  • Strong cross group collaboration abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to succeed in ambiguous environment
  • Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating, and decision-making skills
  • Experience in ABAP Programming
  • Experience working within teams engaged in a global delivery model
  • Previous Experience with Microsoft Technologies; SQL Server, IIS, BizTalk, C#
  • Enterprise IT experience, preferably with ERP


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