Software Engineer

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

Every once in a while, a job comes along with the opportunity to positively affect the user experience of all engineers working at Microsoft. If you’ve been waiting for such a chance, this may be the job for you. The 1ES (One Engineering System) team is searching for engineers passionate about engineering tools, developer productivity, and affecting a change in development culture. Our customers are Microsoft engineers, who always look to deliver better code and work faster. 1ES develops and operates a set of engineering tools and services including build tools, build languages, the build service, verification services including test execution and code review tools, engineering reporting and data analysis and machine learning services - all working towards a unified engineering system for internal Microsoft needs. Distributed build and test are at the center of Microsoft 1ES and are helping major groups within the company deliver features faster and with better quality. Our services are used by tens of thousands of developers and we build and test millions of projects daily in a distributed service running at scale in multiple data centers across the world. #1ES


Our team, 1ES/Test, owns the verification services in 1ES. These services validate millions of builds and pull requests per month, executing billions of tests. Scrappy, agile, technically fearless, and building for scale – that’s us! We are committed to working closely with our customers, truly understanding their requirements and delivering solutions that not only satisfy their needs but exceed their expectations. We make rapid progress, we practice rapid experimentation, we deliver solutions on fast iteration cycles, and we keep learning. If that sounds like the right environment for you, join us!

You will help us build a world-class, multi-tenant, cloud-scale software verification service serving every product team in the company. You will recognize and leverage the complimentary skills of your team members and develop shared goals that support great outcomes for our customers. You will enjoy lots of visibility and opportunity for career advancement. Go ahead and apply!


Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience programming in C++, Java or other computer programming languages.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of algorithms, data structures and other systems architecture factors that affect code quality, performance and customer experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment.
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills preferred.
  • Some experience building software outside of the classroom environment like an internship, hackathon, research project or related experience preferred

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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