Software Development Engineer

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

Billions of users. Billions of dollars. Millions of products. Planet-wide reach. Sell everything: apps, games, hardware. It’s Microsoft Catalog and Fulfillment. If you are excited by working on software at the scale of one of the largest online marketplaces in the world, then this is your dream job. The Commerce + Ecosystems team is developing some of Microsoft’s largest scale and business critical cloud services. These services have a huge global footprint of over 240 markets and process millions of transactions daily. The platform powers all of Microsoft’s key services - Windows App Store, XBOX, Office 365, Azure to name just a few. Whether renting a movie or buying a game on Xbox LIVE, purchasing an app on a Windows, updating windows, signing up for an Office 365 subscription or paying for Azure services, you are using the Store Core platform.

Responsibilities

We are the Catalog team. We specialize in a massive infrastructure that handles the core catalog functionality for all of Microsoft. Every time a customer searches, buys, or gets a license for a product in the marketplace, they are using the Catalog, If you have a gamer-tag, or if you’ve used your Xbox, Windows Store to purchase a game, a song, a video, a subscription, or an app, then you’re one of our customers. With this scale and reach you’ll find the opportunity to make an impact on Microsoft’s bottom-line directly as we process 90% of Microsoft’s revenue. To build to this scale, we’re expanding and looking for great developers! If you have a history of designing, owning and shipping software, then we want to talk to you. You should have a solid understanding of the software development cycle, from architecture to testing. You’ll have a passion for quality and be a creative thinker. You’ll write secure, reliable, scalable, and maintainable code, and then effectively debug it, test it and support it live. You should be comfortable owning a feature and making decisions independently. You will naturally share Microsoft’s culture and passion for growth mindset and set up for success and growth in your career.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in designing and developing enterprise-level internet scale services/solutions.
  • Strong design and programming skills in C# or Java.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write concise and accurate technical documentation, communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences, and to lead development teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to impact/influence engineering and project teams
  • Proven track record of shipping highly-scalable and reliable services/systems
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting and be able to research innovative solutions for challenging business/technical problems

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise and knowledge in modern engineering practices (Continuous Integration, TDD, automated deployments with integrated quality gates)
  • Experience designing and implementing ReSTful APIs
  • Experience with microservices architecture and/or cloud Platforms like Windows Azure Platform, Amazon AWS, Google Apps
  • Experience with Big Data/Analytic Systems like Cosmos or Hadoop implementations
  • Experience in Machine Learning
  • Experience in messaging platforms like Kafka, Azure Eventhub, or AWS Kinesis
  • Experience with Elasticsearch or Solr

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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